1. President Donald Trump is on the campaign trail again, as if he ever stopped
2. Roseanne loses her job for a racist tweet, everyone forgets where they stood last week
— In less than 12 hours, the Roseanne reboot is dead, reruns are yanked off the air, and it’s all because she ignorantly compared Valarie to an ape.
— Conservatives who felt the NFL was justified in punishing kneeling players, and liberals who felt that was a free-speech issue, have now switched sides.
3. The Alabama Republican Party is really ready to let a lunatic represent them on the ballot
— Completely insane Jim Bonner has decided he will take his ill-gotten name ID and really stupid statements all the way to June 5th, hoping no one notices.
— The Alabama Republican Party COULD stop him dead in his track for a dozen reasons, they have done it before, but it appears they will not; however, they did censure him.
4. Florence graffiti artist is back, still doing anti-Trump stuff
— The “artist” struck earlier this year as well and the billboard he vandalized had profanity put on it this time.
— Florence police believe this could be a hate crime, but I don’t think that is true. The billboard is down.
5. Clinton controversy still looms as IG report is due soon
— The Senate will be looking at this report according to Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa. The hearing will be about “Examining the Inspector General’s First Report on Justice Department Decisions Regarding the 2016 Presidential Election”.
— The report will be focusing on the FBI and DOJ actions related to the investigation of Clinton’s email server while secretary of state under President Barack Obama
6. Another big investment in Alabama, $388 million dollars from Hyundai
— Economic investment from the auto industry is nothing new in Alabama, but the plans are to construct a plant dedicated to manufacturing engine heads.
— This investment will create 50 jobs in Montgomery and also tell incoming business that Alabama’s auto industry is still growing.
7. Republican Governor of Missouri resigns amid sex-scandal, MO AG and candidate for Senator Josh Hawley is elated
— Saying the “the last few months have been incredibly difficult”, the governor decided to walk away even though he was cleared of the felony charge.