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Phil Williams: Entrapment on the rainbow road

Every so-called “progressive” city that paints a rainbow in the street knows exactly what will happen. They expect it. They want it. They need it.

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Riley McArdle: Where’s the outrage as major colleges ban DEI?

Alabama's DEI bill for universities was met with great outrage. But now that schools like Harvard and MIT are dropping DEI policies the outrage seems to have disappeared.

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KCarl Smith: You won't believe what I heard

How can these black conservatives assert that slavery wasn't bad when they never experienced it themselves?

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Jim Zeigler: Fathers' lives matter

Dads matter — to the family and to society.

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Ashley Carter: Expressing gratitude to the patriarchs of my family

Dad, “thank you” will never be enough!

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John Rice: Broken promises and the Inflation Reduction Act's impact on Alabama's seniors

In 2022, President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), promising it would lower Medicare costs for seniors. But for Alabama's seniors, the reality has been far different.

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Jim Zeigler: Two Alabama Democrat cities in national top 5 for crime

Bessemer and Birmingham are in the top five cities in crime.

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Sean of the South: O, brother

Dan Lovette became an usher at the Baptist church on Easter Sunday, March 26th, 1961. He stood at the door shaking hands, passing out bulletins. Nobody knew Dan.

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Amie Beth Shaver: Wielding the sword

The job of the state is to establish order and security, wield the sword and protect her residents' safety.

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Jim Zeigler: Middle East expert warns we are in World War III — Islamic Jihad vs. Western world

Mideast expert Aaron Fruh told GOP women: We are in WWIII. Radical Islamics vs the rest of the world.

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Pro Tem Reed: Alabama Senate delivered on conservative priorities in 2024 legislative session

The Alabama Senate focused on delivering actual results that would continue to make Alabama the best state in the country to live, work and raise a family. 

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Jim Zeigler: Flag Day, the almost forgotten holiday

June 14 is Flag Day, an almost forgotten holiday.

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Laura Clark: All's fair in law and politics

The solution for political opponents today is to attack each other for things unrelated to political stance in order to take them out of the public discourse.

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Kristin Landers: June is Celebrate Life month

June is now officially “Life Month.” And all the glory goes to God.

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Col. John Eidsmoe: A reflection on Ukraine

I had high hopes for Ukraine. And I still do.

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Joey Clark: It was never just ‘Whitey on the Moon’

It was never just whitey on the moon. The efforts of the Apollo space program helped clear the way for all to join in the impossible dream of becoming a spacefaring species by braving the unknown.  

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Phil Williams: Day of Days

D-Day. The day they saved the world.

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Charles Kiplinger: Grassroots groups rise up in prayer for our nation

Additional prayer vigils are planned throughout the North Central Alabama area this summer.

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Ashley Carter: Watching our grandson learn to raise chickens

Being able to watch Parker learn to raise chickens has been a joyous journey filled with laughter, learning, lots of patience and much love.

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Sean of the South: Little sister

My sister and I grew up hard. It wasn’t the kind of childhood depicted in Hallmark Channel movies.

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State Auditor Sorrell: I was debanked for political reasons — That shouldn't happen to anyone in Alabama

Over the past few years, there has been an uptick in politicized “debanking,” a tactic that the activist Wall Street crowd uses to harass, silence or blacklist individuals and organizations that don’t align with their narrow woke political agenda.

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Jennifer Oliver O’Connell: Marking the 80th anniversary of D-Day and wondering whether the current generation is capable of such greatness

The international commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day invasion occurred in France on June 6.

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Nick Treglia: The anti-foreigner sentiment sweeping the younger generation

The West is in for a major political and cultural shift spurred by policies insisted upon by Germany, the U.S., and others.

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Rick Manning: Sue New York — An open letter to state attorneys general

State Attorneys General have a duty to sue the city and state of New York, which rewrote federal election and state business records law to interfere with the 2024 election.

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Allen Keller: George Soros and January 6 – why some think the system is rigged

Soros is a nuisance, and it’s an abomination to free thought that he has managed to portray himself otherwise.

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Gerrick Wilkins: Why this RNC delegate proudly supports President Donald Trump

I believe this election is not just another political contest; it is a battle for the soul of our nation.

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Talmadge Butts: Is President Trump's conviction constitutional?

On May 30th, a New York jury found President Trump guilty of 34 felony counts of falsification of business records in the first degree. What does this mean?

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