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Articles from the May 1, 2021 edition

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 News    May 1, 2021 

Honoring our Heroes ~ Memorial Day ~ May 31st

Originally known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting...

 
 By Martha Poole Simmons    News    May 1, 2021 

Honoring Our Heroes

Thomas Miller Derickson Jr.: Age 95 Thomas Miller Derickson, Jr. served two years in the U.S. Navy during WWII as a diesel mechanic at the rank of Motor Machinists’ Mate Third Class. He received...

 
 By Steve Flowers    Opinion    May 1, 2021 

State Supreme Court often forgotten in Alabama

Our 1901 Alabama Constitution replicates the United States Constitution in designing a triumvirate of government. The Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches are designed to have separate and...

 
 By Steve Flowers    Opinion    May 1, 2021 

Who Are the Nine People Who Sit on Our State Supreme Court?

This week allow me to share with you a sketch of the men and women who sit on our State Supreme Court. These nine Justices are all Republican, all conservative on both social and business issues. All...

 

Remembering the Bay of Pigs and Its Aftermath

When great powers stump their toe on foreign policy, the initial pain, though slight, often causes loss of focus, a stumble, and sometimes a more serious accident. Sixty years ago, the United States...

 
 By Robert Tate    Opinion    May 1, 2021 

'TOP' MEANS STOP!!

I find it funny how no matter where you are, people insist the folks from either their home state are the worst drivers in the world or they like to say all people from another area are the worst. ...

 
 By John Sophocleus    Opinion    May 1, 2021 

Christos Anesti! – i.e. "Christ is Risen!"

Or perhaps “Cheese-toast [sic] Anesti!” to fans who recall actor John Corbett’s poor attempt at psittacism in the 2002 movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding as “Ian Miller.” A few Greeks found the...

 
 By Ron Holtsford    Legal    May 1, 2021 

What is the Effect of Divorce on Estate Planning?

There are various issues relative to estate planning and divorce. There are instances where an ex-spouse may continue to be entitled to your assets, times when they are automatically disqualified from...

 
 By John W. Giles    Opinion    May 1, 2021 

Reverse Recidivism Rate

One of Alabama Governor Kay Ivey’s current legislative pushes is to fund new prisons, improve the current institutions, and reform the criminal justice system, to which she has faced many...

 
 By Daniel Sutter    Opinion    May 1, 2021 

The Freedom to Use Fossil Fuels

The Biden Administration seems intent on renewing the war against fossil fuels to combat global warming. Before going down this path, I hope Americans will consider Alex Epstein’s argument in The Mo...

 
 By John Martin    Opinion    May 1, 2021 

Dangerous Vaccines

On January 5 of this year, baseball legend Henry Aaron received his COVID-19 vaccine and then promptly tweeted that Coronavirus vaccinations are safe and that all black Americans should get the shots:...

 
 By John M Taylor    Opinion    May 1, 2021 

Clement L. Vallandigham: A Victim of Lincoln's Regime

We observe many modern instances of government overreach. A look at Abe Lincoln’s regime will echo much of what we now witness – Clement Laird Vallandigham’s case is an example. [Denied free...

 
 By Perry O Hooper Jr    Opinion    May 1, 2021 

Joe Biden's Plan Not About Infrastructure but Big Government Control

Joe Biden’ Infrastructure Plan is not about Infrastructure but about a radical transformation of the entire American economy. This is what the world’s elites like to call “The Great Reset....

 

Summiting Mount Everest: It Takes A Team To Reach Your Goals

At 29,035 feet, Mount Everest is one of the most inhospitable places on earth. Everest is very remote and the altitude incapacitates all but the hardiest and most experienced climbers. On top of that...

 
 By David Spooner    Food    May 1, 2021 

Southern Cuisine - May

April lived up to the adage, “April showers will bring May flowers,” at least the shower part. I have been trying to do more yard work and re-design my garden. When I have time from work to start...

 

Southern Gardening - Potpourri for April

We are happy to reprint this great article from Judge Givhan that was originally published in the May 2015 issue of the Alabama Gazette --------------------------------------------...

 
 By Stan Hurst    Sports    May 1, 2021 

The Fly High Fields

The Alabama Gazette's Sports Writer, Stan Hurst, is on temporary hiatus. We look forward to hearing from him again in upcoming issues. In the meantime, we were fortunate to have a great article sent...

 
 By Amanda Walker    Women    May 1, 2021 

Tears & Laughter -Growing Tomatoes & Thumping Watermelons

By this time of the year, gardeners have already tilled their ground and formed their rows. They have sown seeds that by now sprouting and growing. The watching and waiting has begun. I like people...

 

"Living with Purpose"

Living with purpose is the best way to plug into God's greatest plan for your life. And, once you know your purpose, there is so much more meaning to life. It may sound simplistic, but I believe it...

 
 Seniors    May 1, 2021 

Retiring Single: 5 Strategies to Consider

Planning on retiring single? You aren’t alone. Nearly 22 million Americans age 65 and older were unmarried in 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, representing 41.5% of those in that age...

 

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