Category: <span>Commentary</span>

Steve Flowers: All Politics Is No Longer Local
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Steve Flowers: All Politics Is No Longer Local

My theory now is that all politics is no longer local.  All politics today is national.  It is all partisan based and derived from national and Washington politics.  Folks are either in the Republican tribe or the Democratic tribe and it applies nationally, and especially in Alabama.  

The Iron Bowl and America’s Water Pipe
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The Iron Bowl and America’s Water Pipe

By Maury D. Gaston, Chairman, Alabama Iron & Steel Council Saturday will be the 87th playing of the Auburn vs. Alabama football game.  The stakes may not be as high this year, but there will be no shortage of passion for either team.  This is the 51st anniversary of my first Iron Bowl, and I’ve attended more...

PCI’s Stephanie Bryan:  Air Force should embrace competition
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PCI’s Stephanie Bryan:  Air Force should embrace competition

The heart of the LMXT is Airbus’s already successfully A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport platform, or MRTT, that is in service with our European allies today. Recently, Airbus announced that their automated boom transfer system is the only certified automated air-to-air refueling boom in the world. This state-of-the-art, proven design would be the cornerstone of the LMXT and produced proudly by Alabamians.

Mayors: Aniah’s Law will keep our communities safe
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Mayors: Aniah’s Law will keep our communities safe

Aniah’s Law was passed by the Alabama Legislature and signed by Governor Ivey in 2021. In order for it to go into effect, Alabama voters will need to approve it in the November election. Voters should look and vote for the “Aniah’s Law” amendment in the November general election so we can keep violent criminals off the streets and our communities safe. Read more.

Clouse: Katie Britt is the clear Alabama First candidate for Senate
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Clouse: Katie Britt is the clear Alabama First candidate for Senate

By State Rep. Steve Clouse In 1995, the Base Realignment and Closure Commission voted to close Fort McClellan in Anniston. The 82-year-old base’s closure, effective in 1999, is a reminder that we are stewards of the Department of Defense installations assigned here. They are not a given.  Since McClellan closed, a consensus of public and private sector...

Mo Brooks: My case for the U.S. Senate
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Mo Brooks: My case for the U.S. Senate

By Mo Brooks I got into this U.S. Senate race for one reason: I have never before feared for the future of my country like I do today. I think many of you feel the same way. I’ve heard it from thousands of Alabamians while traveling our state. Jim in Muscle Shoals was worried about...