Rise to the Moment of Truth Saturday, February 24, 2024

1819 News Opinion
Read the latest opinion piece from our opinion columnists at 1819 News.

Illegal immigration border crossing Alabama News
Talmadge Butts: The establishment wants open borders at all costs

If/when the Supreme Court declares that Texas may not secure its own border from millions of illegal migrants, Texas may very well be willing to draw a line in the sand and invoke the infamous State powers of nullification and interposition. Perhaps New York City would actually be relieved.

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John W. Giles: ‘Let the people vote!’ is the pinnacle of deception

When the Alabama Legislature was feverishly pushing the gas tax hike, did you ever hear a legislator say, “Let the People Vote?” Or how about this one: “I am personally pro-life, but I believe a woman has a right to choose?" 

Political Protest Alabama News
Joey Clark: Guard your heart from politicians and never expect too much from them

Every four years, I make a quiet promise to myself to remain as detached as possible in my support for anyone for president. In essence, don’t fall in love with politicians!

Migrants Running for Border Alabama News
Phil Williams: What's a state to do?

Practically speaking, what is a state to do when its own wellbeing is threatened and D.C. won’t assist?

Women Coffee Alabama News
Ashley Carter: A little advice to 20-year-old me

If you could give one piece of advice to someone in their 20s, what would it be?

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KCarl Smith: Urgent call to action on restoring election integrity

What we're dealing with in this country is not a game; it's a battle for the future of our God-given freedom and the United States of America.

Kalen DeBoer Intro Press Conference Alabama News
Sean of the South: Morning in Tuscaloosa

I’m glad Alabama has a new, accomplished, head coach. I’m glad he’s here. I’m glad he has lots of enthusiasm. But I miss the old guys.

Maddow Alabama News
Jennifer Oliver O’Connell: Trump’s censored Iowa speech proves that journalism is on life support

Do we need any more evidence that we have a failing legacy media complex? Not after last Monday’s caucuses in Iowa.

European Migrants Alabama News
Nick Treglia: Europe's harrowing migrant experiences foreshadow America's own immigrant surge

Who knew that mixing people with fundamentally different views on everything would cause problems?

Homeschool2 Alabama News
Sarah Sanchez: Fighting for homeschool freedom in an ESA world

Although proponents of school choice claim that ESAs could bring an unprecedented cash flow of support to homeschooling families, many are concerned about the fact that they could also bring unprecedented government oversight.

Bama Football Alabama News
Allen Keller: Let the big dog eat

Once again, Bama fans find themselves in the unknown circumstances present in Athens back in 1985.

Trans Parade Alabama News
Katrinnah Darden: The cracks in modern gender ideology that VCAP will illuminate

Gender ideology claims that the science is settled and that dysphoric youth shouldn’t try to re-align their gender identity with the body they were born in.

ARMY2 Alabama News
Joey Clark: The Army's excuse for recruitment failures? Too many fat, stupid, drug-addicted bigots

The U.S. Army would rather frame their victory for diversity as a failure in recruitment – one due to a wicked mix of pathologies in the white male population of the United States.  

Computer Screen Alabama News
State Rep. Matt Woods: It's time to combat AI-generated child porn in our state

We must send a crystal-clear message that child sexual abuse material, in all its forms, will not be tolerated in Alabama.

Dodge Challenger Alabama News
Phil Williams: The legend of the Black Ghost

Early in 1970, a black Dodge Challenger showed up. The locals began calling it the Wraith of Woodward, and eventually just called it the Black Ghost.

Illegal immigration border crossing Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Barry Moore: No security, no funding

We may have entered a new year, but we’re dealing with the same Washington, D.C. swamp.

Saban2 Alabama News
Ashley Carter: The final fourth quarter for Coach Nick Saban

In true Nick Saban fashion, he will still be watching over the Alabama players. The game won’t stop just because Saban moved his office down the hall instead of being on the field.

German Protest Alabama News
Amie Beth Shaver: The coming revolution?

Election season is upon us. Alabama, it's not if. It's when and it’s where. 

Saban Alabama News
Sean of the South: Goodbye Nick

Goodbye, Nick Saban. You just announced your retirement. I don’t mind telling you that I cried into my Pabst Blue Ribbon.

Parent Protection Alabama News
Laura Clark: The parental uprising

Every once in a while the culture is defined by the strength of a group of people. This is such a time.

AEA Alabama News
Kristin Landers: The good, the bad and the crazy in Alabama education

As crazy as you thought the state of Alabama could be, it got crazier over the holidays, particularly in the education sector. The few states ranked below us in education must be pleased. 

Laundry man Alabama News
Book review: ‘Laundry Man,’ by Mobile’s David J. Cooper; Novel spans four generations of a Southern family

Mobile business leader David J. Cooper has been successful in the stevedoring business and in the restaurant business, which he tellingly calls “the hospitality business.”

free speech Alabama News
Talmadge Butts: Don’t tread on memes – Douglass Mackey and free speech in America

Douglass Mackey began posting about politics and his support for Trump via a pseudonymous Twitter account. Today, however, he is facing seven months in federal prison and a hefty fine.

Propaganda Alabama News
Joey Clark: 7 lessons for detaching from political propaganda in 2024

Cherish your sanity and life outside of your political opinions. Try to enjoy Freak Show 2024 without taking it all too seriously!

Lenin Alabama News
Justice Will Sellers: Lessons from the death of a tyrant

Vladimir Lenin died 100 years ago this month. An unlikely revolutionary, Lenin’s story was not one of meager beginnings or social depravation. He came from a family of means that had little connection with the proletariat he came to champion.

Peyton Manning Alabama News
Phil Williams: The opt-out is a cop-out

The idea of being with his team was all it took for one of the greatest players in football history to stay on.

Nikki Haley Alabama News
Jennifer Oliver O'Connell: Trump should choose his VP wisely

The long knives have come out for former U.N. Ambassador and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley due to her recent surge in the polls.

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