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 By John Martin    Opinion    August 1, 2022

Biden's Waterloo

Beginning on January 20th of last year, America has been suffering from the reckless and devastating actions of Joe Biden, our most destructive and incompetent president so far in this century. On...

 

Jamey Johnson ~ True Son of Alabama

Another milestone in Alabama’s illustrious country music history occurred when Jamey Johnson became an official member of the Grand Ole Opry. My wife Judy and I were very fortunate to be Jamey’s...

 
 By Steve Flowers    Opinion    July 1, 2022

Do Campaign Ads Pander?

During the waning days of the campaigns for Governor and U.S. Senator, I received an inordinate amount of correspondence lamenting the outrageous, demagogic, disingenuous, negative ads, especially on...

 

Bending the Universe Toward Justice

Dr. Martin Luther King argued that the arc of the moral universe is long and bends toward justice. This geometry lesson was used to illustrate a belief that history is pulled gravitationally towards...

 
 By Robert Tate    Opinion    July 1, 2022

School is in Session

Several years ago, I first wrote this column. Since then, gun violence in this country has gotten worse – no doubt. At the same time, however, I am not about to sit here and blame an inanimate...

 

Trouble in Hubbardland?

More rumblings in ‘low turnout’ Lee County as voters try to reject Hubbardland, the epicenter of corruption in our State. Although in prison and well paid with back door hush money via the Auburn...

 
 By John M Taylor    Opinion    July 1, 2022

The Mythical Abraham Lincoln

On May 30th, the Lincoln Memorial celebrated its 100th birthday. Named after Abraham Lincoln, one memorial feature is the symbol of fasces (rods bundled together and bound with a red strap), which is...

 
 By John Martin    Opinion    July 1, 2022

Overpopulation

In a mere two centuries, the human population on our planet has jumped from an estimated one billion people in 1804 to eight billion this year (June 2022)—a milestone right on schedule with the...

 
 By Gary Miller    Opinion    July 1, 2022

God will Never Leave You

If you hunt or fish long enough there will come times you must give up your passion for other things. I can remember years ago opening a business during hunting season. The timing of the opening was...

 
 By Steve Flowers    Opinion    June 1, 2022

We Miss Shorty Price (aka: Also Rans)

The governor’s races of bygone years were a lot more fun and colorful than todays. We would have 10 to 15 candidates. There would be three or four favorites, but we would have 10 others that would...

 

The History Behind Cinco De Mayo ~ Hi-Five!

May was an interesting month for our neighbors to the South. This year, Mexico commemorates the 200th anniversary of the coronation of Emperor Agustín I, and the 160th anniversary of the Battle of...

 
 By Robert Tate    Opinion    June 1, 2022

The Truth and The Lie

Four years ago, I wrote the first part of this Robservation. It doesn’t seem that long ago but it was. Not surprisingly, things have not even come close to changing. You might even say that things...

 

2022 Primary Retrospective: No Ad too Dumb for a Dumb Ad!

With all due respect to Gov. Ivey’s high-steppin’ through the bovine (dare I type BCA?) excrement, my beautiful bride took a sigh of relief as all the Dumb Ads disappeared Wednesday after the...

 
 By John M Taylor    Opinion    June 1, 2022

Jefferson Davis: Is Government by Consent a Lost Cause?

The birthday of Jefferson Finis Davis is on June 3rd. Although it is a State Holiday in Alabama there will likely be little recognition from most circles. Davis, a Jeffersonian and a Christian (Episco...

 
 By Ron Holtsford    Opinion    June 1, 2022

I have read a little about a Qui tam action but why does a "whistleblower" need a lawyer?

Qui tam actions are a part of the False Claims Act. Whenever a government contractor or payee defrauds the Federal Government, the Federal Government wants to know about it so that they might recover...

 

Biden on a Mission to Destroy American Economy

Elon Musk is not a Republican. He was a registered Independent when he voted in California. He is not a conservative. His past political donations have included Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and...

 
 By John Martin    Opinion    June 1, 2022

Copyrights and Copywrongs

Editor’s note: This article discusses the copyright issues that the Alabama Gazette and other publishers might encounter that is very important, especially in today’s easy access to the world wi...

 
 By Gary Miller    Opinion    June 1, 2022

Outdoor Truths - He said I could come...

One of the obstacles most hunters and fishermen dread is the wind. A light wind is not a factor – it’s even helpful, but a windy day is burdensome to the fishermen and causes most game to stay out...

 
 By Steve Flowers    Opinion    May 1, 2022

Congressional Lines and Congressmen will Remain the Same

For several years leading up to the 2010 Census count, the national projections were that Alabama would lose one of our seven congressional districts and drop to six. When the count was taken, we...

 

The Consensus Justice

It was no surprise when 60 years ago President Kennedy nominated Byron White as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. With few detractors and almost nationwide acclaim, White was...

 
 By Robert Tate    Opinion    May 1, 2022

When is Enough, Enough?

Enough is enough. I cannot stress that “enough.” I know I am not supposed to speak ill of our leaders and I do pray for the President often. But at the same time, every single one of us in this...

 
 By John Sophocleus    Opinion    May 1, 2022

Remember Every Joesophant AND MAGAt

As expected, Joe’s approval numbers are in the ‘Trumpster.’ Duopoly voter buyer’s remorse once again set in as election hype attenuates. You’ll find admission of remorse difficult to...

 
 By John M Taylor    Opinion    May 1, 2022

The Confederate Constitution: An Improved Version of the Original Compact

Patrick Henry opposed adoption of the U.S. Constitution and warned the South about its partners, the New England “Puritans.” Realizing the antagonistic regional economic interests, Henry reasoned...

 

Biden on a Mission to Destroy American Economy

Joe Biden has shown his true colors. He has sold us out lock, stock and barrel to the most leftist fringe elements of the Democrat Party. He now worships at the altar of the Green New Deal. In his...

 
 By Daniel Sutter    Opinion    May 1, 2022

Golf on the Taxpayers

Cities across America own golf courses, but analysis from the Reason Foundation shows that many lose money on them. Is subsidizing golf a proper function of government? The Reason study found over...

 

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