Listen to 1819 News CEO Bryan Dawson on Rightside Radio with Phil Williams as they discuss the drag queen middle school teacher in Huntsville, how that behavior is inappropriate because it attempts to sexualize children, and how school administrators need to have the courage to confront such behavior as inappropriate for children to view.
Listen to 1819 News Contributor Stephanie Holden Smith on Midday Mobile with Sean Sullivan as they discuss Alabama's budget surplus for fiscal year 2022 and the tax relief that surplus could provide for most Alabamians in this inflationary economy.
Listen to 1819 News Contributor Amie Beth Shaver on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss 1954's murdered Attorney General Democratic nominee Albert Patterson, his bravery in taking on corruption in 1950s Phenix City, and the lessons we should learn from that bravery.
No war, no Constitutional amendment, nor any number of laws will be sufficient to ensure that the God-given freedom and rights of all common Americans, including black Americans, other minorities and women are respected and equally protected in the United States for as long as the Democratic Party leaders and corrupt Republicans who help them hold any power in our country.
I bet you’ve never heard of Albert Patterson. But, you should have. Because it turns out that he's a hero—one of Alabama's best.
The argument that an economic recession is coming, and the state must be fiscally responsible to weather that storm, does not line up with the actions of the legislature over the last four years.
Listen to 1819 News Reporter Craig Monger on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss the controversy U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville finds himself in regarding "reparation," the word that recordings prove he used at a Trump rally over the weekend, and "reparations," which Democrats and most of the Alabama media claim he said.
Listen to 1819 News Contributor Stephanie Holden Smith on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss taxation in Alabama and how Stephanie has reluctantly come to the conclusion that such a statement as "there isn't a dime's worth of difference between Republicans and Democrats" is sadly true in Alabama with regard to taxing and spending.
While most of the corporate press continues to squash our collective brains in a partisan vise of sound and fury signifying nothing this election season, the 117th Congress continues to exhibit the greatest vice afflicting modern American politics — moderation.
The incremental nature of taxation aids in its universal acceptance, but one point should be made in regards to government money: it doesn’t exist.
These days I know I should not be on the road at 8 a.m. or 3 p.m. Because that’s when parents turn into chauffeurs to drop off or pick up their little darlings and turn the local streets into the departure lane at a major airport.
Let’s take each of the conservative-leaning justices and see how they think.
Listen to 1819 News Contributor Stephanie Holden Smith on Midday Mobile with Sean Sullivan as they discuss educational freedom with Alabama being third in the country in per-pupil spending but 52nd in the country in some categories of testing.
In the early 80s we provided some incentives to recruit Mercedes to locate a factory in Alabama.
Listen to 1819 News Contributor Amie Beth Shaver on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss extreme comprehensive sex education which aims at children as young as four years old.
Construction of our border wall has been stopped, and many millions of dollars have been wasted. Violent criminals and outright enemies of our country are flowing into the U.S. and harming Americans in many ways.
Last Friday marked the end of the 2022 fiscal year. For state government, it was another record-breaking year.
We met a man named Junior. And we learned about bravery and true love.
Listen to 1819 News Assistant Editor Caleb Taylor on The Jeff Poor Show as they discuss gambling in Arkansas, with which Caleb is familiar, and gambling/"games of skill" legislation that may be introduced in the 2023 Alabama regular legislative session.
Listen to 1819 News Contributor Stephanie Holden Smith on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss school choice and the puzzling pride that school administrators have, wanting control over homeschool and religious school students when state test scores are at or near the worst of all the states.
Power delights in its own effectual evils but does so while claiming to rejoice with the good of its aims. Power’s desired ends always justify any possible means.