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 By Robert Tate    News    October 1, 2013

Robservations

I have watched with amusement all the discussions lately on the “Greek” issue at the University of Alabama. First of all, I think that in the year 2013, the whole idea of somebody not being...

 

What is a Writ of Habeas Corpus

The literal meaning is “may you have the body” or as from one of my law professors, “show me the body”. The Writ of Habeas Corpus Act was a result of the British Parliament in 1640. Those that...

 

Smart Girls Politics

The world may well be upside down because I think I might actually see a bit of truth in Hillary Clinton’s now infamous line. “What difference does it make?” Except that I’m not talking about...

 
 By Steve Flowers    News    October 1, 2013

Inside the Statehouse

During the summer Alabama had a rash of major political figures step down from office in the middle of their elected terms. The first to go was 1st District Congressman Jo Bonner. Beth Chapman also qu...

 
 By Zack Azar    Sports    October 1, 2013

Woods & Waters with Zack

Bowhunting whitetails during the warm and buggy early days of the season is a challenge. Temperatures are usually warm enough to send beads of sweat rolling down your back. Swarming, buzzing...

 
 By Ed Jones    Sports    October 1, 2013

Eight Team Play-Off...Not Far Away

Starting with the football season of 2014 a four team play-off will be initiated. This may or may not be better than what we have with the BCS Championship Plan with only the top two teams participati...

 

Triston's Tidbits

As many of you know, my Dad recently passed away. On behalf of my family and myself, I would like to express heartfelt appreciate to family and friends for the phone calls, text messages, cards, visit...

 

Gazette Seniors

It's October once again, and time for the annual migration of old timers to Montgomery for the annual session of the Alabama Silver-Haired Legislature. On October 21, representatives of Alabama's 67 c...

 

Southern Gardening

When I travel country roads in early September, I see what I term the hargingers of fall. Last weekend in mid September I did just that, and viewed a magnificent array of wild flowers in fields,...

 

The Marshall Moment

Grace is one of the great words of the Christian faith. Without it the power of faith to heal pain, sustain in spite of life’s trials and to offer hope when life seems hopeless would be empty. Grace...

 

Bench-Bar-& Beyond

Family is the primal unit of society. Men and women have always met and produced off-spring. Successful marriages conserved the energy necessary for human advancement. Maslow identified sex as a...

 

Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office

I often get asked where people can get free or cheap copies of Microsoft Office. Unfortunately, I have to tell people that there isn’t an easy or legal way to do that. If you do need a genuine copy...

 

The Education Station

The great debate in American Education today centers on the role of the federal government in Education. The very foundation of American Government is the U.S.Constitution. Nowhere in the...

 

Hunting for a Prescription Drug Plan is No Game

“Open season” is right around the corner for the Medicare Part D prescription drug plan. Hunting down the best plan for you is no game. Newly eligible Medicare beneficiaries, and current...

 

Loosing Our State Defense Force

I’ve always been amazed and delighted at how many compatriots in the liberty movement volunteer (e.g., donate to cancer patients, food banks, housing, relief to disaster victims, etc.) via PRIVATE...

 

Montgomery County Law

I just got a copy of the sentencing guidelines that go into effect on October 1 of this year. The report says that these guidelines are voluntary, apparently until 2020 at which time it appears that...

 
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The Alabama Gazette Celebrates Its 14th Year of Publication

The Gazette began with only a vision in year 2000 ...... and now prints approximately 180,000 copies yearly and estimates 300, 000 readers yearly. We hope you enjoy reading The Alabama Gazette,...

 

Alabama State Capitol

Alabama State Capitol Completed in 1851, this National Historic Landmark is a museum of state history and politics. Additions to the building were made several times. The Capitol was restored in 1992. The Confederacy began in the original Senate...

 
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I Am Your Flag

June 14 is Flag Day and July 4 marks our Independence Day, and I want to thank all of you for taking time out of your busy schedules to remember me and honor me on those days and throughout the year. I am your flag, the flag of the United States of...

 

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