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Katie Britt: Fighting for Alabama’s family farms

American family farms are under attack – both from within our very own country and from China. On top of the inherent uncertainty that they...

The prospects for economic freedom

The 2021 Economic Freedom of the World (EFW) rankings from Canada’s Fraser Institute show freedom essentially unchanged in the United States. But some important...

Flowers: Huntsville is Alabama’s largest city

Huntsville has rocketed past Birmingham as Alabama’s largest city. It is not named the Rocket City for nothing. The Census Bureau had been predicting...

Guests: Alabama has kicked the ‘prison problem’ can for far too long. Today, we pick it up.

The need to address Alabama’s longstanding prison infrastructure challenges is imperative. After many months of education and substantive discussions between the Governor’s Office and the...

Lynda Blanchard: Democrats singing that same old debt-limit song

When Johnny and I first married, times were tough. He was in school, and I was working a minimum-wage job. We had to watch...

John Roberts: Democratic policies hurting labor shortage, inflation

How many of you recently went to a local restaurant only to find a sign on the door that read, “sorry due to the...

Carl: Biden’s energy policies are a tax on the working class

Since the earliest days of his campaign for the presidency, President Biden claimed he would raise taxes only on wealthy people, while not raising...

DeMarco: Alabama leaders must circumvent Biden administration rules that limit treatment options for COVID-19 patients

As the pandemic continues around the nation, one highly effective medication for those that have already contracted COVID-19 is the monoclonal antibody treatment. Thousands...

Justice Will Sellers: Nation building done right

Experience is the practical scientific method. Some things succeed while other things fail; observing the reasons for success should help draft a blueprint for planning...

Why drive electric? Let’s talk dollars and cents

Major automobile manufacturers are going all-in on the transition to electric vehicles (EVs). Like all Americans, Alabamians are hearing more about EVs, seeing more...

Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists objects to pausing of access to monoclonal treatments for COVID-19

The Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists (ALANA) stands with the Medical Association of the State of Alabama in objecting to the pause in the...

Constitution Day 2021: Celebrating the Bill of Rights

The United States is a relatively young country, but we have the oldest written national constitution. On this Constitution Day, we honor this incredible...

John Merrill: Biden’s vaccine edict

It is obvious that someone in the White House needs to remind Joseph R. Biden that he is the President of the United States...

Meaning behind words: Examining our national anthem

To my own embarrassment, a recent event afforded me a few moments to do something I had not done in quite some time--contemplate the...

Ivey: Let’s empower women and be a voice for unborn children

The notion that one cannot be an advocate for both women and unborn children is simply wrong. Those that pit women against their unborn...

Carl: America needs another September 12 moment

This past weekend, countless people across the globe paused to remember and honor the lives lost in the deadly terrorist attacks on September 11,...

Guest: Fines are not taxes

Local governments establish laws and codes to help structure our social interactions and penalize the rule breakers. The use of fines as a type...

Flowers: Alabama political leaders remember 9/11 terrorist attacks

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the infamous 9/11 terrorist attacks on our nation. It was a day in your life where you...

Guest: On Afghanistan, we just can’t forget

On the morning of September 11, 2001, I remember my first-grade teacher telling us there had been a plane crash in New York City....

Casey Wardynski: Those we lost on 9/11, and America, deserve better

Almost 20 years after Al-Qaeda's 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, the gravediggers of America now ensconced in the White House,...

State Rep. Garrett: Electric vehicle revolution supplies good news for Alabama’s future

Electric vehicle announcements came fast and furious in the last year as major automobile manufacturers announced plans to accelerate electrification. Mercedes-Benz and Volvo are planning...

Aderholt: Protecting the most vulnerable

Over the past few weeks, I have written about my role on the Appropriations Committee, covering two of the three subcommittees I serve on...

Guest: The miracle of America in the Afghanistan debacle

You ever stop to think about what a miracle America is? Recently, 13 of my fellow countrymen I’ve never met gave their lives protecting me...

Carl: Fighting to secure a strong national defense budget

Every year, Congress passes the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which sets the budget for the Department of Defense (DOD), nuclear weapons program of...