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7 Things: House Minority Leader wants food tax holiday; 2024 rages in Selma, CPAC; and more …

7. Girls beat boys in a championship basketball game and the Hoover recreational league awards the championship to the losers. Loser boys’ parents allow them to accept the trophy.

6. Basketball coach at Texas Tech was suspended for expecting more from his students because he used the word “slave” in quoting a Bible verse about listening to others, he should have just delivered a gun to a murder scene.

5. Some guy named “Larry Hogan” has decided that he will not run for president in 2024. Most Americans react to the news by saying, “Who?” (He’s a former governor of Maryland).

4. Alabama’s “Big 10” mayors want incentives renewed, exhibition drivers punished, more transparency for online sales tax dollars, bans on trigger devices, and removal of “red tape” that will allow municipalities to take control of vacant lots.

3. Former President Donald Trump declared he will continue to campaign even if he is indicted. While campaigning at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), he said, “People are tired of RINOs and globalists. They want to see America First.”

2. President Joe Biden goes bonkers in Selma during a campaign-like speech, apparently he believes voting rights are under attack without evidence.

1. State Rep. Anthony Daniels (D-Huntsville) called for a test-run food tax holiday last August and, with tax revenue surpluses, he has repeated the call over the weekend on Alabama Public Television’s taxpayer-funded “Capitol Journal” and on the radio this morning.


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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