Category: <span>Commentary</span>

Latest Tuberville ‘gaffe’ wasn’t one at all
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Latest Tuberville ‘gaffe’ wasn’t one at all

By TODD STACY, Alabama Daily News Last week, Twitter blew up with the news of yet another embarrassing misstatement from Alabama’s newly installed U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville. This time, based on an interview with Birmingham’s CBS42, Tuberville was said to have wanted to postpone the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden for several months until the...

Will Whatley: To Better Days Ahead
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Will Whatley: To Better Days Ahead

Things are tough, no doubt, which is why I’m ready to burn down 2020 before I start celebrating 2021. Some Native Americans burn sage as part of a ritual to cleanse a space, so let’s fire one up and use it to light the fuse on the past year. 

Will Sellers: The Enduring Legacy of Margaret Thatcher
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Will Sellers: The Enduring Legacy of Margaret Thatcher

Unlike many political leaders who espouse high minded principles, she pursued hers with what some considered reckless abandon.  Thatcher took significant steps to push back the suffocating hand of state control and return the economy to a true free market. Government intervention was replaced with individual responsibility and human action.

Even during tough times, give thanks
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Even during tough times, give thanks

It’s hard to consider, much less savor, good things when so many bad things are happening all around you. But it’s times like these when thanks given and appreciation shown because it’s those minor things, the ones that are often overlooked, that will carry us through this valley and get us back to the mountaintop.

Ivey, Noem, Reynolds: An inspirational pick
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Ivey, Noem, Reynolds: An inspirational pick

As governors who are either the first or second females to be elected in our respective states, we are rightfully proud to see diversity expand among the highest levels of government. Notably, however, our support for Judge Barrett hinges not on her being a female, but rather her superior intellect, unflappable composure and impeccable integrity, all which combine to make her eminently qualified in every way.