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1819 News Reporter Will Blakely talks ESG on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

Listen to 1819 News Reporter Will Blakely on News & Views with Joey Clark as they discuss environmental, social and governance (ESG), where the yield on investment of a security takes a backseat to the "wokeness" of the security.

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Emma Gibney: As states divest from ESG, Alabama is not leading, but will it follow?

Alabama seems quiet compared to other states with Republican controlled state governments who have not only vocally opposed the use of tax-payer dollars invested in a subjective and ideological manner but have taken strides to prevent this from occurring.

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Phil Williams: Show me the money!

Is it possible that the elected leadership in Montgomery believes that we don’t have enough revenue? Not at all. The numbers don’t lie, and Alabama has more cash on hand than we’ve ever had.

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Randy Tatano: Why all-boys schools are a bad idea

Recently my high school had a big reunion. You know, one of those zero-numbered deals.

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Ashley Carter: The beauty of patriarchy in the home

As a young married woman, I had never even heard the word patriarchy and had no idea that what I had been shown growing up was just that.

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Sean of the South: Alabama

God bless the people of this fine state. God bless the memory of Hank Senior. And God bless Alabama.

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1819 News CEO Bryan Dawson talks drag queens on Rightside Radio

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.

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Matt Clark: Time to make executions simpler

Alabama should consider another solution that’s cheaper and takes away a lot of these complications: execution by firing squad. 

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1819 News Contributor Stephanie Holden Smith talks the fiscal year 2022 Alabama budget surplus on FM Talk 1065

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.

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1819 News Contributor Amie Beth Shaver talks Albert Patterson on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

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.

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KCarl Smith: Why we need to vote

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.

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Amie Beth Shaver: Did good men and women do nothing?

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. 

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Justin Bogie: Permanent tax relief is 'very important' to Alabamians

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. 

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1819 News Reporter Craig Monger talks 'reparation' vs. 'reparations' on FM Talk 1065

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.

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1819 News Contributor Stephanie Holden Smith talks taxation on News Talk 93.1 News & Views

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.

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Stephanie Holden Smith: Stop taxation gaslighting in Alabama

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.

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Joey Clark: Extreme moderation is America’s greatest vice

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. 

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Phil Williams: The American Dream still lives

Has America changed? Are we the same US of A that these two gentlemen grew up in and so capably served?

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Randy Tatano: How school pickup once became a network story

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.

Parker Crowe
Ashley Carter: The joy of being a grandparent

I honestly don’t think anyone can prepare you for the overwhelming joy that comes with being a grandparent.

Sean of the south
Sean of the South: The helpers

The hotel parking lot. Early afternoon. He was packing his truck. Slamming toolbox lids. Reorganizing luggage in the rear cab. Iowa plates.

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Matt Clark: Analyzing oral argument on the redistricting case

Let’s take each of the conservative-leaning justices and see how they think.

Stephanie Holden Smith
1819 News Contributor Stephanie Holden Smith talks educational freedom on FM Talk 1065

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.

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Gerald Dial: Supreme Court casino decisions an insult to every Republican

In the early 80s we provided some incentives to recruit Mercedes to locate a factory in Alabama. 

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1819 News Contributor Amie Beth Shaver talks extreme comprehensive sex education on News Talks 93.1 News & Views

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.

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KCarl Smith: Legal immigration protects all Americans

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.

Family, marriage
Amie Beth Shaver: Junior's lesson about bravery and true love

We met a man named Junior. And we learned about bravery and true love. 

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