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The Restructure of America Through the "Choice in Education"

The restructure of the public educational system is far more reaching than the schools. It is the restructure of the Nation through Education. A careful investigation reveals that it is international...

 

How can the Federal Government force the State of Alabama to accept same sex marriage?

In 1996 the Defense of Marriage Act was passed by Congress, which stated that States did not have to accept same sex marriages performed in States that allowed such. Section 3 placed into law a...

 

Economic Motives of Defense Attorneys

This column continues the discussion of the economics of law practice. It is the fourth in a series. First, we described the strong ties between law and economics. We pointed out that because the...

 

Inside The Statehouse

February 18, 2015: The legislature and the governor are preparing for the first Regular Session of the quadrennium. The Session will begin March 3. Legislators need to arrive in Montgomery with their...

 

Small Game Are A Great Way To Keep Everyone Active In The Outdoors, Regardless Of Age.

Ladies and gents, the end of deer season is nigh upon us. We're in the home stretch of what's been an up and down season, with weather changing nearly every day. I've seen just about every season of...

 

Joiner, Saban...

JOINER On Sunday, February 1, 2015, the last vestige of the glory days of Sidney Lanier High School came to an end. Legendary basketball coach Bill Joiner fittingly passed away as the half-time of...

 

Improving Our 2nd Amendment Civil Right in Alabama

As I’d like to make this an uncharacteristically short column, I’ll not address all the flawed reasoning from extremist who’ve successfully imposed the unconstitutional result we observe today....

 

Time For Alabama Local School Superintendents To Be Appointed – Not Elected

For decades local public school officials, politicians and legislators have debated the method in which local/district superintendents are selected. Nationally, 97.8 percent of all local district...

 

Making The Most Of Marriage

I once had the privilege of meeting Art Linkletter. Many of you will remember his famous interviews with children and his book, Kids Say the Darndest Things. It’s interesting to find out what kids...

 

The New Sheriff in Town

For those that don't know my background, I was appointed by former Sheriff D.T. Marshall in 1999 to come aboard as Chief Deputy of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. My duties entailed being the...

 

We Live In A Bubble

Along with millions of Americans, my husband and I recently viewed the movie “American Sniper” which portrays the four deployments of U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. As many have expressed on various s...

 
 By Robert Tate    News    February 15, 2015

Where Do We Find Such Men?

With the study of history, we often think of the past as places where our heroes have risen above all obstacles by the very nature of their superior moral, physical and/ or spiritual qualities. We...

 

The Importance Of Brevity

Over the years most of us have had to endure more than one windy speaker. Unfortunately, what most speakers don't realize was that a good speech doesn't have to be a long speech. Fifteen minutes...

 

Wear Your Heart On Your Sleeve

February is the month when we celebrate love and friendship. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has also declared February as American Heart Month to bring awareness to the leading cause of death...

 

I Feel Vindicated!

I have always enjoyed peanut butter and mayonnaise sandwiches. I like peanut butter, mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato and cheese between two slices of white toast. But when I tell people that I eat PB&M...

 

Flowering Quince

By the time February rolls around each year, there seems to be a reawakening. Bulbs shoot forth and flowering trees come out of what I term hibernation. Montgomery and the surrounding counties will...

 

"Amazing Love"

Well my friends, it’s that time of year again. You know - red hearts, pink roses, balloons, cards, candy, and animals that sing songs of love. Store shelves overflow with symbols of love. They began...

 

Roby Celebrates School Choice Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. - "Every student deserves a chance, and every parent deserves a choice," U.S. Representative Martha Roby said marking National School Choice Week in a special video message. "I'm...

 

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