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Trump Comes to Alabama

Former President Donald Trump paid a visit to the Heart of Dixie last [month]. Obviously, this is Trump country. Alabama was one of Trump’s best states in the 2020 Election. He got an amazing 65%...

 

The Atlantic Charter: Optimistic Leadership in an Uncertain World

Imagine your football team is in the first quarter of a game, a couple of star players are sidelined and the opponent’s offense seems unstoppable. The score is already 28-0 when your head coach...

 
 By Robert Tate    Opinion    September 1, 2021 

THINGS TO COME?

“To see their Commander-in-Chief [Joe Biden] call into question the courage of men I fought with, to claim that they ran. It’s shameful. Those who have never fought for the colors they fly should...

 

The Biden Surge – Illegal Afghans

The Biden Surge of illegal immigrants from the southern border and now Afghanistan has hit the exponential curve. As of this date, only 4,500 of the 75,000 removed from Afghanistan are Americans....

 

Why Is Inflation Costly?

Inflation exceeded 5 percent in June. Double-digit inflation burdened Americans in the 1970s. Although we treat inflation as bad, economists find its costs hard to pin down. The three economic...

 

Thirteen Heroes We Must Never Forget

As I watched 13 brave American heroes being brought home after being killed in Afghanistan, it was tragic and heartbreaking. All but one were in their early to mid-twenties. They choose to defend the...

 

Twilight Zoning: beatin-up a county for "Lee City"

Submitted for your (dis)approval. Our next chapter of ‘Malice in Hubbardland’ addresses ‘I like Mike’ minions pressing the Lee County delegation to impose zoning on all remaining Beats (like...

 

Astute Observations of Mr. Charles Dickens

Western civilization has produced an enormous number of brilliant individuals. English writer Charles John Huffam Dickens would definitely be in the top echelon. Not only was Dickens a great writer, h...

 
 By John Martin    Opinion    September 1, 2021 

Prison Reform

(Editor’s note: Please enjoy John Martin’s complete article here. In print, it will be a two-part series in the September and October issues.) We can be thankful that Governor Kay Ivey’s insane...

 

There is a Lady Crying in the Harbor

Friday September 14, 2001 – President Bush Called For Prayer – On Friday September 14, 2001, I was awakened at 3:00 am with overwhelming grief for our nation on the heels of the September 11th...

 

Bibb Graves the Education Governor

Most states have one General Fund Budget. We are only one of five states that have two. Some of you have asked why we have two budgets – one for the General Fund and one for Education. Here is why....

 

Celebrating Peru's Bicentennial

Few calendars in this part of the Western Hemisphere will note it, but on July 28, Peru celebrates 200 years of independence. Two centuries of anything is a big deal; it demonstrates generational...

 
 By Robert Tate    Opinion    August 1, 2021

By The Numbers

I first wrote this Robservation back in 2013. Yeah, eight years ago. Sadly, in the context of this subject, things have not gotten better. Not by a long shot. I decided to revisit this subject of our...

 

State and Local Barriers to Entrepreneurship

State and local governments lure businesses with incentive packages. Yet these governments impose rules stifling entrepreneurs starting new businesses, forgetting that Amazon, offered multi-billion...

 

Beatin' Around the Bush in Hubbardland

Our next chapter of “Malice in Hubbardland” type corruption in Lee County reveals even more malfeasance while observing flawless (from jury selection to plea agreement) intendance by the jurist...

 

The Historical Significance of Anthony Johnson

We are constantly bombarded with issues instigated by individuals attempting to cause division in America. For example, the 1619 Project (reminiscent of something in the old parody magazine, National...

 

Bama Senate Showdown – Trump vs. Shelby / McConnell

In 2022, Alabama will elect a U.S. Senator to fill the seat held by Senator Richard Shelby for four decades. In 1986, as a skilled personal injury trial lawyer and shrewd Democrat candidate, Shelby...

 
 By John Martin    Opinion    August 1, 2021

Term Limits

During the last several decades, various people and groups have proposed term limits as a solution for stopping abuses done by politicians. The big argument is to return political offices back to...

 
 By Steve Flowers    Opinion    July 1, 2021

Prison Issue Unresolved

There were two major issues not resolved during the just completed regular legislative session. Gambling and prisons were left on the table and up in the air. It is foolish to not address a...

 

Magna Carta's Peer Review

If the 4th of July has a pre-game, it is June 15th. On that date in 1215, the Magna Carta was signed, beginning a gradual process of defined individual rights and limiting the power and authority of...

 
 By Robert Tate    Opinion    July 1, 2021

GIVE AN INCH. . .

According to a 19th century legend, the Truth and the Lie meet one day. The Lie says to the Truth: "It's a marvelous day today"! The Truth looks up to the skies and sighs, for the day was really...

 
 By Guest Writer    Opinion    July 1, 2021

Sidney Lanier High School Name Change Smacks of Overkill

Full disclosure mandates that I aver that I graduated from Sidney Lanier High School in Montgomery in 1968. Technically, the actions of a governing organization in the Capitol City regarding name...

 

Hamming it Up in Hubbardland

Inveterate readers won’t be surprised I found it timely to revisit ongoing “Malice in Hubbardland” type corruption given the observed persistence here in Lee County… even while former House Sp...

 
 By John M Taylor    Opinion    July 1, 2021

Davis, O'Connor, and the Right of Self-Government

July is an important month in the American Republic. Long-standing traditions surrounding the 4th inspire many individuals to be thankful they are Americans. Holiday celebrations often include...

 
 By Daniel Sutter    Opinion    July 1, 2021

Is Inflation Finally Here?

The 12-month change in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) exceeded 4 percent in April for the first time since 2008. Many economists have been predicting inflation following a 25 percent increase in the...

 

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