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...
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.
Alabama hits record hospitalizations; Supreme Court seems skeptical of census plan; Beshear to retire; Boswell will lead Mental Health; Carl hires top staff; Meigs: Physicians are no longer on the front lines of this pandemic. You are.
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.
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.
Holmes, who died Saturday at age 81, served in the House for 44 years, more than half his life, a record that will probably never be broken. He was a controversial but, in my opinion, a lovable and entertaining figure in the House.
By The Business Council of Alabama This week marks a major milestone for Alabama – and not just because we celebrate our sacred right to vote on Tuesday at the ballot box. Sunday, November 1, is the 35th anniversary of the Business Council of Alabama’s (BCA) founding. Formed in 1985 through the consolidation of the...
2020 started as a typical year where many were planning and working with high hopes for a productive legislative session, school year or university semester, or simply hoping for a beautiful spring. Little did we know COVID-19 would turn us all inside out and literally stop the world in its tracks.
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.