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 By John W. Giles    Opinion    July 1, 2020 

Trump's Three Questions

My father, W.O. Giles, Sr., taught my brothers, sister and I a famous slogan we can all recite, even today. He would say: "There is your side, their side, find what is right and do not move." This...

 
 By John Martin    Opinion    July 1, 2020 

Our Confederate Heritage

One of America’s greatest tragedies was what many of us call the “Civil War,” also known as “The War Between the States,” “The Great Rebellion,” “The War of Northern Oppression,” and...

 
 By John Sophocleus    Opinion    July 1, 2020 

Part one: For this reason I take a knee...

In his prayer for the Ephesians, Paul doesn’t want them to be afraid, deterred or faint by the tribulations he is enduring. My paternal grandmother lived in Ephesus until forcibly removed at the...

 
 By Daniel Sutter    Opinion    July 1, 2020 

Will Things Ever Change?

The killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin ignited nationwide protests. While we advise jurors to withhold judgment until presentation of all the evidence, video of the...

 
 By Perry O Hooper Jr    Opinion    July 1, 2020 

We Must Support Law and Order

I feel like I am in the middle of a bad dream. Across our great country, spineless elected officials are turning our streets and neighborhoods over to angry mobs of looters and thieves. At this...

 
 By John M Taylor    Opinion    July 1, 2020 

The Confederate States did not Commit Treason

The Alabama Gazette welcomes its newest contributor: John M. Taylor: Married (Susan) with two sons and two grandchildren, most know me by my nickname “Johnny.” After graduating from Benjamin Russell High School in Alexander City and then...

 

College, COVID-19, and Me

By Beth Thomas, Alabama Gazette Summer Intern As I sat with my friends in the campus library in mid-March at the University of Alabama-Huntsville, we heard a rumor that changed the rest of our...

 
 By Robert Tate    Opinion    June 1, 2020

Things I Have Learned During Lockdown

It is amazing to me that so many people have had such a hard time during the lockdown. I am not talking about the financial issues that are affecting most people because those issues are real and...

 
 By John W. Giles    Opinion    June 1, 2020

Jeff Sessions Myths Dispelled

Falsehoods and myths attacking my friend, Jeff Sessions, need to be dispelled. I have known and worked with Jeff for 27 years. Loyal Trump supporters in Alabama have been torn for 3 years over his...

 
 By John Martin    Opinion    June 1, 2020

The Oppression Continues

As I am writing this (mid-May, 2020), the American people are still suffering from the sanctions that our governors, mayors and other authorities have imposed onto them and the U. S. economy....

 

The Great Bailout: struggling to our next abnormalcy

The struggle from DC on down to my Lee County commissioners (along with politburo mayors) in the effort toward our next distorted result is full steam ahead. Gamblers on Wall Street – investors is...

 
 By Daniel Sutter    Opinion    June 1, 2020

Did We Give Informed Consent?

Our Federal and state governments implemented unprecedented measures beginning in March to stem the spread of COVID-19. Informed consent provides a foundation of medical ethics. Did our elected offici...

 

Meet these Unsung Heroes

There are many unsung heroes in Alabama’s fight against the Wuhan novel Coronavirus-19. 175 of them are working tirelessly in the Unified Command center, a “war room” set up by the Governor to...

 

Rising Up for America

In times of crisis every day Americans become heroes. They put their talents to work to serve their neighbors. They truly become their brother’s keepers. A Brooklyn Physician in the Epicenter of...

 
 By Robert Tate    Opinion    May 1, 2020

Quarantine Ramblings: Bits And Pieces Part 10

As we move into our second month of in-home lockdown, people around the country are beginning to get upset with the slowness of the pace of knocking the Wuhan (I mean COVID-19) out. I watch way too...

 
 By John W. Giles    Opinion    May 1, 2020

Bread Lines - Grapes of Wrath 2.0

I was recently awakened early one morning at 4:00 am with a horrific dream about America. When we were having coffee, I told my wife about the dream, which shook me to the core. The first thing that...

 
 By John Martin    Opinion    May 1, 2020

Coronavirus Madness

Toward the end of last year (2019), a new strain of flu erupted in Wuhan, China, spread very rapidly, and soon began killing people. Rumors circulated that it escaped from Wuhan’s level-4...

 
 By John Sophocleus    Opinion    May 1, 2020

Blessed With Many Fathers

Columnist John Sophocleus learned of his earthly father's passing while writing his piece for this month’s issue. Adamant about his submission these past ten plus years, he requested The Alabama Gaz...

 
 By Daniel Sutter    Opinion    May 1, 2020

Litigation in the Public Interest?

America needs billions of masks to protect against the Coronavirus, particularly high-grade N95 masks for healthcare workers. Nonetheless, fear of litigation delayed delivery of millions of constructi...

 

It Was a Threat Worthy of a South American Dictator

Wednesday on the steps of the Supreme Court Democrat Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer threatened Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh. Schumer said the following: “I want to...

 
 By John W. Giles    Opinion    April 1, 2020

Trump is Right, Can He Ever be Wrong?

Trumps ability to fill stadiums and maintain an unshakable base of support is defined by his adversarial opponents as a cult. To the contrary, in the face of a daily tsunami of hostile incoming...

 
 By Daniel Sutter    Opinion    April 1, 2020

Billionaires and the Good Society

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders contends we should not allow billionaires. His view produced interesting debate exchanges with Michael Bloomberg, who has a net worth of $53 billion....

 
 By Robert Tate    Opinion    April 1, 2020

There is Never a Wrong Time to do the Right Thing

If you have been reading my column long enough, I am sure you already know one thing for sure; I love WWII history. Whether talking to folks at Orange Theory, meeting a new First Officer or basically...

 
 By Robert Tate    Opinion    April 1, 2020

Never Write When You Are Angry

There is an idea out there that when you write a column of any kind, one should not be angry when writing. Although I adhere to this most of the time, I am going to violate this rule. Having already...

 
 By Daniel Sutter    Opinion    April 1, 2020

Socialism and the Horrors of Communism

Bernie Sanders’ pursuit of the Democratic presidential nomination continues to bring popular attention to socialism. Polls continue to reveal socialism’s considerable appeal to many Americans. Opp...

 

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