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7 Things: Britt hits Biden on immigration after rape; business, politics make strange bedfellows; and more …

7. Future NBA first-round draft pick Brandon Miller of the Crimson Tide is having to talk to potential NBA teams about his role in the death of Jamea Harris and his response is lacking. Reports state that the interviews “have not gone great.”

6. A bill that would ban foreign nationals and entities from buying certain types of land in Alabama has passed the Alabama State Senate. China, North Korea, Russia, and Iran are nations considered countries of concern by the United States. U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) has co-sponsored a similar bill in the U.S. House of Representatives.

5. State Health Officer Scott Harris’ opposes the state’s laws against transitioning minors to a new gender. State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) said he believes the effort to rein in his unchecked power has new momentum.

4. Bama Budweiser wants potential drinkers to know that they want nothing to do with controversial transgender influencer Dylan Mulvaney and his deal with Bud Light. In a radio spot, Bama Budweiser President Steve Tatum says, “We do not, and as I said before, did not support this issue involving Dylan Mulvaney.”

3. As Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gets ready to enter the presidential race, the House of Mouse has announced it will not be building a $1 billion complex in his state. The company still seeks to build $17 billion in projects in the state in the next 10 years, but DeSantis opponents (Trump & Newsome) are using it to blame DeSantis for agitating the corporate giant but the funny thing is, it was already doomed.

2. The demand that the state kowtow to big business’s liberal philosophy was on display in Alabama yesterday in the Alabama State Senate where members voted to stop doing business with firms that chase ESG (environmental, social and governance) scoring. The bill passed in a party-line split and Alabama Democrats echoed the cries of “what about free speech,” something foolishly said by those mad at Ron DeSantis for his feud with Disney over their wokeness.

1. After a recently released illegal immigrant raped a teen in Prattville, U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) expressed the anger we all feel, “The Biden Admin failing to secure the border & refusing to enforce our nation’s immigration laws is putting families & communities in every corner of Alabama at risk.” 

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Dale Jackson is a contributing writer to Yellowhammer News and hosts a talk show from 5-9 a.m. weekdays on WVNN and on Talk 99.5 from 10 a.m. to noon.

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