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Skip Tucker: Beware When Ye Fight The Demon
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Skip Tucker: Beware When Ye Fight The Demon

When I was in journalism school in Tuscaloosa, we wannabees thought New York was paradise and that if we were good reporters we’d go to the New York Times when we died. Today, I hardly recognize it, except for the front page and the “flag” at top in Olde English script.

Skip Tucker: Take the Day to Sparkle, Sparkle, Sparkle
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Skip Tucker: Take the Day to Sparkle, Sparkle, Sparkle

By SKIP TUCKER, Alabama Daily News Washington, DC – America self-corrects, you know. Somehow. For the large part. We Americans, still the wonder of the world. Reagan said: Still the last, best hope of mankind, but also ever striving to be better than our former selves. The best, the worst. Choose your corner and your subject. We do...

Skip Tucker: 86’d
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Skip Tucker: 86’d

At least politicians are predictable. They spend a year making promises then, if elected, spend three years blaming someone else because they cannot keep them. They spend the fourth year making promises again, and often the same ones. 

Skip Tucker: Betting on Trump
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Skip Tucker: Betting on Trump

It’s been said that Republicans think the Democrat Party is the worst political party in the history of the world while Democrats think the Republican Party is the worst. In this instance, each is correct.

Skip Tucker: The Killing Ground.
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Skip Tucker: The Killing Ground.

Lee killed the Confederacy. Hubbert killed the State Democratic Party that had ruled Alabama politics since Reconstruction following The Civil War. Lee was heartbroken. Hubbert merely mourned loss of power.