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Should we really trust the experts?

Experts in public health and epidemiology have driven policy making during the COVID-19 pandemic.  How much should we trust experts?  Critics dismiss Republicans who voice ... Read more

3 days ago by Dan Sutter.

Conventions will be anticlimatic

The presidential race is onward.  It will be incumbent Republican Donald Trump vs. former Vice President and 36-year veteran Democrat, Delaware U.S. Senator Joe Biden ... Read more

3 days ago by Steve Flowers.

The raft of God is comin’

As a young boy, Civil Rights leader and Georgia Congressman John Lewis would preach to the chickens. That story was told many times during the ... Read more

3 days ago by Jaine Treadwell.

Ballot set for November general election

The field is set for the November General Election and more than likely the races were decided on July 14.  We had some good races ... Read more

1 week ago by Steve Flowers.

John Lewis’ ‘listening ear’ was a gift

While still a young man, John Lewis became a nationally recognized leader. By 1963, he was dubbed one of the Big Six leaders of the ... Read more

1 week ago by Jaine Treadwell.

Lewis’ death prompts memories

To the editor: In the wake of John Lewis’ death I was reading articles and happened on one you published in February of this year ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted Article.

Rethinking how we deliver medical care

Governor Ivey imposed a statewide mask mandate last week as Alabama’s intensive care units (ICUs) approached capacity.  Read more

2 weeks ago by Dan Sutter.

Mask up, Alabama, for all of us

As we start the first week of Governor Ivey’s newest initiative calling on every Alabamian to wear a face covering / mask when in a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Submitted Article.

Why Wallace said ‘no’ to the Senate

My next book on Alabama politics will expound on who I believe have been the top 60 political leaders in Alabama over the past 60 ... Read more

2 months ago by Steve Flowers.

Twitter battle dominates Senate runoff

The U.S. Senate runoff between former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville and former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was put on hold by the coronavirus. Read more

2 months ago by Steve Flowers.

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