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Justice Will Sellers: The Swedish Revolution

Prior to the American Revolution and more than a decade before the French Revolution, there was the Swedish Revolution, which marks its 250th anniversary...

Guest: I literally don’t know what you’re talking about

“Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo” is a perfectly fine, grammatically correct English sentence describing how some New York bison intimidate others. But...

Carl: The Biden administration is bullying our kids

Alabama has more than 100,000 low-income kids across the state who depend on free or reduced-priced breakfasts and lunches at school (there are more...

Dr. Daniel Sutter: Is this a recession?

Inflation-adjusted (real) GDP dipped 0.9% in the second quarter (Q2) after declining 1.6% in the first quarter, igniting debate over whether we are in...

Sunday Reflections: When Hollywood comes to town

During our years in Selma, Ala., two movie production crews came to the city. The first was the crew of “Blue Sky,” who filmed at...

Barry Moore: It’s time for Washington to listen to the American people, not political consultants

You won’t hear it in White House press room propaganda, but America is on a collision course with disaster. Inflation, fueled by “stimulus” packages like...

Terry Lathan: Coming together for the U.S. Senate race delivers a win for Alabama and America

As the primary election season is cooling down, the general election is heating up. There is much at stake in November for our state...

Carl: Why I voted against the Democrats’ gun grab

Several weeks ago, I shared some of my thoughts about the gun control debate. There’s no doubt we have a real problem in this...

Beth Chapman: Was ‘justice’ really served?

I’ll take the names out of it so it’s not so personal. Last week the state executed a man who killed his ex-girlfriend in...

Dr. Daniel Sutter: In defense of fossil fuels

Governments are promising to end fossil fuel use by 2050 or sooner. Fossil Future by Alex Epstein, founder of the Center for Industrial Progress,...

Sunday Reflections: A bag with holes

Best-selling author James Patterson in his new autobiography told about being on the “Oprah” show in Chicago. He and his co-writer came to promote...

Flowers: 1962 governor’s race

It is hard to believe it has been 60 years since George Wallace’s first victorious race for governor. Let’s go down memory lane and...

Beth Chapman: Disability Pride Month

July is Disability Pride Month. It’s been 32 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed to prohibit discrimination against people with...

Alabama big 10 mayors: Aniah’s Law is key to preventing future tragedies

Violent criminals should be incarcerated, not walking free in our communities and on our streets. Unfortunately, that is the case in our state all...

Carl: Biden’s immigration crisis continues

Last week, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported 207,416 migrant encounters at our southern border last month, which makes it the worst June...

Dr. Daniel Sutter: Back to normal for the FDA

Operation Warp Speed demonstrated that vaccine development need not occur on a decadal time scale. Americans got vaccines in less than 12 months because...

Sunday Reflections: Is compromise always a bad thing?

I found former Congressman John Boehner’s new book at our library and finished it a few weeks ago. It was interesting to learn more...

Steve Flowers: State legislature will remain super majority Republican

The Alabama Legislature will remain super majority Republican for the next quadrennium. As the dust settles from the May/June party primaries, there have been...

Birmingham City Councilman Hunter Williams: Those 11 days in July changed us forever

One of the images that stick out in my mind when I reflect on the World Games is how welcoming our city was to...

Carl: Misplaced priorities

Last week, Democrats refused to consider any legislation to lower gas prices, reign in inflation, or address any of the serious domestic problems facing...

Beth Chapman: Prevention is the best solution

I’m naïve, but I’d like to think people on both sides of the abortion issue would like for there to never need to be...

Dr. Daniel Sutter: Making sense of woke business

Major League Baseball’s moving the 2021 All-Star Game from Atlanta over Georgia’s new voting law symbolizes businesses’ new willingness to take sides on political...

Sunday Reflections: Does God care what we wear?

A college student applied for the music position in our church. She was a good musician and had a pleasant personality. One Sunday she...

Steve Flowers: Women and young folks prevail in 2022

In my observations of Alabama politics, every election year brings an underlying election year surprise or two. The underlying prevailing theme emerging from the...