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GOP Says "Tablets Instead of Textbooks"

The below press release went out today. This is what making a difference in education looks like...Ya' know, making it about the kids? What a...

Alabama Home Sales Up in Nov., Majority of Markets See Increased Sales

November residential sales in Alabama experienced an 12.6 percent increase when compared to November 2010. The last time our state's real estate market experienced positive...

This Week's Top Tweets

. @georgetalbot idea stealer! RT @YHPolitics: If you have nominees for this week's edition of "Tweets of the Week," send 'em soon— Brent Buchanan...

Alvin Holmes on Sagging: "It's nasty & filthy & I'm going to stop it"

"The man's shorts (underwear) were in dire need of some bleach".. thank u rep holmes bit.ly/sI4ttO #alpolitics— Philip Bryan (@j_philipbryan) December 23, 2011 MONTGOMERY, Alabama...

Obama Says He's 4th Greatest President, Video Proves It

In a recent 60 Minutes interview, Barack Obama laid claim to being the 4th greatest president in modern history. He cited Lyndon Johnson (Great...

Free Speech Group Says Auburn is Afraid of Ron Paul

Via The Daily Caller: Opinion from Peter Bonilla Assistant Director, FIRE's Individual Rights Defense Program When someone complained about a student’s Ron Paul poster in his dorm...

Roby Releases Chart Contrasting House & Senate Payroll Tax Bills

Via Rep. Roby's Facebook Page: Here is a chart that best describes the differences between the House and the Senate’s Payroll Tax Bill. Under the...

The Christmas That Saved America

by Gary Palmer | President, Alabama Policy Institute Given the current condition of the American economy, there might be a temptation to view...

Poll Shows Republicans & Democrats Disagree on Tebow

In a new PPP Poll of likely Colorado voters, Tim Tebow is more popular than legendary Broncos quarterback John Elway. Surprisingly though (or not),...

Bonner Announces DOJ Audit of Ken Feinberg's Gulf Coast Claims Facility

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Justice Department has announced the selection of an independent auditor to evaluate the Gulf Coast Claims Facility, Congressman Jo Bonner...

Will AEA Icon Paul Hubbert “Occupy” the GOP Ballot Box? Beware of Stealth Candidates

By Elois Zeanah President, Alabama Federation of Republican Women Long-time AEA boss and head of the Democratic Party, Paul Hubbert, had a parting shot for the...

VIDEO: West Wing Wednesday

Your #WestWingWed clip one day early. Cheers. youtu.be/dtKt2YJOnLA — Nathan Lindsay (@NathanLindsay) December 20, 2011  

Source: Beason "Strongly Considering" Challenging Bachus

A source with ties to Alabama State Senator Scott Beason told Yellow Hammer Politics today that Sen. Beason is strongly considering challenging Rep. Spencer Bachus...

VIDEO: Gov. Bentley on ABC World News Tonight

In a short phone interview with ABC World News Tonight, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley attributes Alabama's job growth to its success in recruiting new...

Birmingham Firm's GOP Mobile App Takes Off

The Republican leadership in Congress is using a mobile application developed in Birmingham to help keep fellow legislators and citizens informed of GOP actions...

Things to Consider from Tuesday's Tuscaloosa GOP Meeting

Tuesday night I attended the monthly meeting of the Tuscaloosa County Republican Executive Committee. There were a couple of notable things I took away: 1....

PPP: Romney Leads Obama

Romney up 45-36 with indys, 88% GOP support. Strong. MT @ppppolls: Mitt Romney leads Obama 47-45 nationally tinyurl.com/c65jzzq — toddcstacy (@toddcstacy) December 20, 2011   Alabama has...

NEA Throws Future Teachers Under the (School) Bus

By: Education Action Group The “education experts” that are giving leadership to the National Education Association have come out in favor of tougher testing measures for prospective...

Introducing: Yellow Hammer

No one really knows. In my time working in the music industry, that was the most startling realization I had. As an artist, and later...

Holder: Voter ID Laws Hurt Minorities

Have you ever tried to get into a Sam's Club without an ID? Not happening. A few other activities that require an ID include...

Jefferson Co. Resident Threatens "Biggest Riot the South has Ever Seen"

“These people are going to end up rioting about this,” says Sheila Tyson, a community activist in Jefferson County, Ala. “If they let this...

Ethics Law is not the Grinch Portrayed by News Media

by: Sen. Bryan Taylor (R - Prattville) All I want for Christmas is factual, unbiased news. All year long, we in Alabama have suffered one news...

Newt's Alabama leadership team

Senator Jabo Waggoner, Alabama State Chair for Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign, today announced his complete Alabama leadership team. Senator Waggoner personally delivered Speaker Gingrich's...