Category: <span>Commentary</span>

A Year into a Pandemic, Truckers Continue to Deliver for Alabama
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A Year into a Pandemic, Truckers Continue to Deliver for Alabama

Despite the dangers, the trucking industry remains resilient during this pandemic at every stage. During the early weeks of the outbreak, America’s 3.6 million truck drivers ensured stores were stocked, hospitals were supplied, and first responders were equipped. While some Americans have taken steps to show their appreciation for truck drivers, most do not realize how essential the industry is to their daily lives until a crisis hits. 

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.