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Conner Hayes: The men who murdered Birmingham-Southern College, part II

Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) needed money to fund its expensive capital projects, ornamenting its gated “hilltop in the hood,” as some occasionally called it. 

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KCarl Smith: Forging freedom through the Three-Fifths Clause of the Constitution

The Clause, by counting each enslaved individual as three-fifths of a person, reduced the overall representation of the slave states compared to counting them as full individuals. It did not give the slave states a huge pro-slavery majority in Congress. 

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Conner Hayes: The men who murdered Birmingham-Southern College, part I

BSC was pronounced dead and DNR (do-not-resuscitate) over the last several years by an Alabama Legislature largely unsympathetic to its plight. But we only see the tip of the iceberg.

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Sean of the South: Old trucks and young men

I know too many who believe this world has already landed in the outhouse. I know too many who think love is an elaborate myth. Well. I believe these people are dead wrong.

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Amie Beth Shaver: The link between fatherlessness and crime … whether we like it or not

Whether we like it or not, the issue remains: violence and fatherlessness are connected.  

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Jim Zeigler: Gauging how the Trump guilty verdict affects presidential election   

A national poll of voters is not an indication of how the presidential election is looking. Only swing states make the difference.

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Sound Money Defense League: Alabama abolishes income taxes on gold and silver

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill recently removing all income taxes on capital gains from the sale of gold and silver, enabling the state to take an important step forward in reinforcing sound money principles. 

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Col. John Eidsmoe: Happy Birthday, Patrick Henry!

Patrick Henry was one of the greatest orators in American history, but he was so much more. His principled, Scripture-based defense of liberty marks him as one of the greatest Christian statesmen of all time. 

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Joey Clark: The Tyrant, the Dog and the piles of history

Though man cannot be reduced to the literal facts, certain facts do have a way of bringing all men down to earth no matter their station. 

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Concerned Veterans: Why so woke, Mike Rogers?

Let us honor our fallen soldiers this Memorial Day by keeping high the very standards that have made America great.

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Phil Williams: Send the Alabamians

There is a story that too many Alabamians don’t know – one about young men from every county, corner, corncrib and country road who answered a call that changed the state of Alabama forever. 

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Ashley Carter: Standing strong during Pride Month

The celebration of Pride Month brings many deeply troubling implications for our children and families, undermining the values that sustain our communities.

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Emily Jones: Weakness … where has our strength gone?

If the battles we are facing today aren’t enough to help people find their strength and overcome their weaknesses, where does that leave our children? What kind of society does that leave for them? 

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Sean of the South: Lake Martin

Childhood is nothing but a continual buzz. A non-stop adventure novel.

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Jennifer Oliver O’Connell: A tale of two candidates in Alabama’s District 2

Alabama’s new District 2 is offering a choice this year between a D.C. insider and a political newcomer.

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Laura Clark: Drink Freely, a satire

From baby’s first wine cooler to an afterschool Bud Light for your middle schooler, this store made certain our youngest drinkers can find the right drink for them.

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House Speaker Nathaniel Ledbetter: Productive session offers promise that Alabama’s best days are yet to come

It’s been a little over two weeks since the Legislature adjourned Sine Die, and I believe the people of Alabama should be proud of what lawmakers accomplished throughout the last three months. 

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Kristin Landers: Happy in my homemaker era

It is not only OK, it is GOOD if women desire marriage and a family.

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State Auditor Andrew Sorrell: Blue state officials play cheap political games ahead of Exxon shareholder meeting

We cannot allow political interference to destroy the integrity of shareholder votes.

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Col. John Eidsmoe: Welcome home, Vietnam veteran!

This Memorial Day, please set aside some time to thank God for America, still the greatest and freest nation on earth. And thank those who gave their lives to preserve this freedom.

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Tony Daunt: Gov. Kay Ivey has the back of Alabama workers and taxpayers

This new law guarantees employees of companies that accept Alabamians’ taxpayer dollars access to a private-ballot union vote. 

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Joey Clark: Selfish giant feeds baby

Until recently, the gates to my walls were selfishly shut to newcomers, wary of a world full of contrived needs and false compulsory compassions. Yet, the smallest of newcomers recently opened the gates to my heart with the most honest and basic of needs.  

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Phil Williams: When leaders pray

Anyone can pray. We do not gain entrée through our status in life. Yet there is something decidedly unique when a leader prays.

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KCarl Smith: Uniting through shared values

Values are the bedrock upon which societies build their identities and aspirations. They have a unique knack for rising above political divides and cultural differences.

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Ashley Carter: A kicker I’m proud to have on our team

Let’s follow Harrison Butker’s example and honor wives and homemakers once again!

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Jack Caine: Detroit's guide to religion in Alabama

Football is a religion in Alabama. And if anyone commits an act of sacrilege against the Vicar of Tuscaloosa, the consequences are sharp and immediate. 

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Sean of the South: Olden Times

“The world sure had changed, hasn’t it, Mama?” said her daughter. The old woman patted her daughter’s hand. “The world, yes. But people are still just as beautiful as they’ve ever been, sweetheart.”

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