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Articles from the April 1, 2022 edition

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 By Ron Holtsford    Opinion    April 1, 2022

Many are saying that President Putin has committed war crimes. Can he be arrested and tried and what are the crimes since he has not personally committed them?

War crimes are defined by the four Geneva conventions, which speak to certain aspects of war crimes. Additionally the Hague convention also speaks to war crimes. War crimes began to be addressed as...

 
 By Steve Flowers    Opinion    April 1, 2022

Incumbency Prevails in Secondary Constitutional Offices

Incumbency is a potent, powerful, inherent advantage in politics. That fact is playing out to the nines in this year’s Alabama secondary constitutional and down ballot races. Several of the...

 

God Save the Queen – Happy Belated Birthday, Aretha!

Had she lived, the Queen of Soul would have been 80-years-old in March. For at least 60 of her 76 years, Aretha Franklin shared her vocal gift all over the world. In addition to bringing her both...

 
 By Robert Tate    Opinion    April 1, 2022

I Hate Being Right

Okay, the title is a lie. Nobody hates being right. Let’s talk Ukraine. Everybody reading this has been inundated with news from Eastern Europe for the past month and little of it is good. Except...

 

The Time Has Passed for Smoke-Filled Rooms

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” No truer words have ever been spoken. I am worried that the Alabama Republican Party is forgetting the past and what events lead...

 
 By John Martin    Opinion    April 1, 2022

America's Worst Presidents

Throughout our history, we have had some great presidents, and also some terrible ones. There are few people we can trust to judge our past leaders with much accuracy. Most scholars correctly rate Was...

 

New ASA President Sheriff Jay Jones

Longtime Alabama Gazette contributor Sheriff Derrick Cunningham’s service as President of the Alabama Sheriff’s Association (since January 2020) came to a close with installation of Sheriff Jay...

 
 By John M Taylor    Opinion    April 1, 2022

Lysander Spooner: Northern Abolitionist and Supporter of Southern Independence

Court historians and perpetuators of the righteous cause myth have devoted much attention to the abolitionist John Brown. Heavily financed by the Secret Six (mainly Northern Industrialists and...

 

Crisis in National Character: What are We Becoming?

Much is being written in the areas of law and ethics on the “character” of corporations, their corporate cultures, whether the corporation is a moral agent, etc. These writings focus on Aristotle...

 

Southern Gardening - Potpourri for April

Not too long ago a small child told me there were 2 holidays this April – April fool’s day and Easter. How cute is that statement. One of my favorite expressions is “April showers bring May flow...

 
 By Gary Miller    Opinion    April 1, 2022

How Prideful Are You?

Another turkey season is just around the corner. Even though I’m excited about the possibilities, I’m reminded again of my distaste for the characteristics of this bird. Yes, he’s beautiful....

 

The Courageous Christ

Courage is defined as “the ability to control fear and to be willing to deal with and face something that is dangerous, difficult or unpleasant.” Another source defines courage as “the quality...

 

Honoring Our Heroes

Gunnery Sergeant Jamie Michael LyBrand Gunnery Sergeant (GySgt) Jamie Michael LyBrand served 20 years in the United States Marine Corps. His Military Primary Military Occupational Specialty (PMOS)...

 
 By Amanda Walker    Women    April 1, 2022

Tears & Laughter - An Alabama Lottery Proposal Loses Value Every Year

The Alabama Legislature has once again introduced a lottery proposal that would give voters the opportunity to choose whether or not Alabama can have a lottery. It is one of the only states in the...

 

That's Easter

Before He was ever crucified, Jesus gave the perfect summary of the foundation of Christianity. I just saw this in His Word for the very first time. I was thinking about Easter and thinking about the...

 
 By David Spooner    Food    April 1, 2022

Southern Cuisine - April

I was surfing the web, looking for ideas for my next article. I came across several articles that caught my eye. They were articles written about the fast food restaurants that on the surface sounded...

 

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