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Mistakes and biases exist, but conservatives should root for news media’s success in 2018

(Opinion) Many national news media made many mistakes in covering President Trump and Republicans in his first year. Too many mistakes, in fact, to...

How Paul Finebaum paved the road for Doug Jones to the U.S. Senate

  Saturday morning, the Montgomery Advertiser's Brian Lyman made a tenuous argument that current U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Fairhope) could be blamed for the election...

That time Nick Saban chewed me out at a press conference

Looks like I have a new and improved excuse to stand firm as the only non-Crimson Tide fan in my family: Nick Saban is my trigger. I’ve...

The top 11 news, faith and culture headlines of 2017

        Listen to the 10 min audio Read the transcript: TOM LAMPRECHT:  Harry, today is our last In Perspective of 2017. We look down through the years...

Alabama-based writer makes Michelle Malkin’s ‘Bulldog Awards’ list

    There are talkers and doers, sowers of dissatisfaction seeds and agents of lasting change. Much of my column work over the year is dedicated...

You don’t have to like this President to acknowledge the obvious

    OPINION The stock market is booming. Consumer confidence is soaring. The unemployment rate is falling. The economy is getting more robust every day. And President...

American attitudes about children contribute to our shrinking birth rate

          Listen to the 10 min audio Read the transcript: TOM LAMPRECHT:  Harry, John Stonestreet recently addressed the fact that America is shrinking. He said, “I don’t...

How Alabama ranks in economic freedom … and whether prosperity, fairness and happiness correlate

    We frequently wish for a happy and prosperous New Year. As an economist, I know more about prosperity than happiness. Because economic freedom is...

United Nations is ‘hive of scum and villainy’ and it’s time to defund it

    Last week, Democrats and many in the mainstream media became highly perturbed by the Trump administration's suggestion that the United States might tie continued...

AL.com’s Reckon: Left-wing ideology posing as journalism, with Southern-style branding and big-money liberal backing

    OPINION |reckon|: A new media endeavor branded with a folksy, down-home name that promotes regurgitated left-of-center tripe. Intended to make an Alabama readership think a...

Sorry AL.com, there’s no ‘burning’ progressive movement in Alabama just because we rejected Roy Moore

It’s now been a week since the election of Doug Jones prompted Al.com’s editorial board to breathlessly declare that the “voice of justice” had...

The conservative movement in Alabama must unite, or die

It’s time to come together, y’all. Conservatives have been at each other’s throats in recent years, and nowhere is that more evident than in Alabama,...

What the #pervnado sexual denials have shown me about parenting

Even in an age when security cameras catch us and DNA samples condemn us, the Weinstein – Franken – Conyers – Lauer – (etc....

Why I won’t put up with lengthy football funks in my house

I’m an Auburn fan. My husband and kids are Alabama fans. I’ve taken my share of defeats during our 13-year marriage and I’ve witnessed...

What this pro-life, deeply conservative and anti-establishment Alabama voter decided about Roy Moore

I promised on this site last week to be patient, thoughtful and deliberate before reaching any conclusions about the allegations against Roy Moore. I kept...

HERO: This Alabamian stormed beach on D-Day carrying the The Auburn Creed

Among the roughly 75,000 Americans who stormed the beaches of Normandy on D-Day in the largest amphibious invasion in history was a 33-year-old Selma,...