Afrikaans Afrikaans Arabic Arabic Chinese (Simplified) Chinese (Simplified) Dutch Dutch English English French French German German Italian Italian Japanese Japanese Korean Korean Portuguese Portuguese Russian Russian Spanish Spanish Turkish Turkish Ukrainian Ukrainian

Opinion

Alabama

Alabama’s Big 10 Mayors Are Influential | Opinion | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Students of Alabama political history will rightly remember the 2022 midterm election. This election saw the majority of Alabama voters cast their ballots for Katie Britt, who will be the first woman elected to represent Alabama in the U.S. Senate. Governor Kay Ivey easily coasted to victory to gain her second full term in office, […]

Read More
Alabama

Republicans hope Ledbetter, Stadthagen bring new conservative leadership to the Alabama House | News | #elections | #alabama

So the Alabama general elections are behind us, and new lawmakers are being sworn in to serve in the Alabama House of Representatives and Senate. There will be 31 freshmen in the House and six in the Senate. In addition, Republicans recently elected new leadership that will take over when they convene in 2023. With […]

Read More
Arkansas

Rev. Washburn instrumental in early Arkansas education, churches | Opinion

The early 1800s brought rapid changes across the frontier. Farms, communities, schools, and churches were established. Some thrived while others faltered. One of the leaders in these efforts was Rev. Cephas Washburn, a New England transplant who founded one of the first schools and the first Presbyterian mission in the Arkansas Territory. Cephas Washburn was […]

Read More
Alabama

All Politics Is No Longer Local | Opinion | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

The legendary Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Tip O’Neill, is credited with coining the slogan, “all politics is local.”  He quoted it often and lived it.   The old Boston machine Democratic politician went home to his Irish neighborhood every week.  He knew everyone in his blue collar district.  He knew who was […]

Read More
Alabama

Kay Ivey is Governor again | News | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Gov. Kay Ivey’s 2022 reelection victory run has been very impressive. Some of you may be wondering how quickly I have been able to resolve that she has indeed culminated her victorious run when the General Election was held Tuesday and my column’s published date is Wednesday. It is simply, as I have told you numerous times […]

Read More
Alaska

Denver Gazette: Prison chief risked public’s safety | Opinion | #alaska | #politics

It can help to use a carrot as well as a stick — figuratively speaking — in controlling criminals behind bars. It can even make sense to test novel approaches to prison life if they show potential to rehabilitate convicts. Just don’t let any reforms jeopardize public safety. Colorado’s prisons chief, who announced he is […]

Read More
Alabama

Commentary: A big reason the South goes red? Gerrymandering and voter suppression | Opinion | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

I’ve lived in the South more than half of my life and by now, I’ve heard just about every stereotype about the “Southern voter.” The Southern voter is white, racist, uneducated and Republican. They vote against their own interests and get what they deserve because they’re too ignorant to understand the issues at stake. In […]

Read More
Alabama

Republicans Hope Ledbetter, Stadthagen will bring new Conservative Leadership to the Alabama House of Representatives | News | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

So the Alabama general elections are behind us and new lawmakers are being sworn in to serve in the Alabama House of Representatives and Senate. There will be 31 freshman in the House and six in the Senate. In addition, this past week Republicans elected new leadership that will take over when they convene in […]

Read More
Mayor

Mayor Eric Adams’ nuclear option would save NYC billions in retiree healthcare costs

New York City is needlessly losing $50 million a month meeting its obligation to cover retired municipal workers’ health-care costs; most unions are on board with a plan that would save that cash while giving each retiree options. But because the City Council refuses to allow it, City Hall has no choice but to unilaterally […]

Read More
Alabama

Alabama constitutional amendment on ballot will help protect integrity of future elections | News | #elections | #alabama

We are now less than 30 days to the Nov. 8 general elections in Alabama. There will be a lot of statewide and local races for voters to choose when they go to the polls. However, down the ballot after the candidates for office, there are also 10 amendments to the Alabama Constitution to be […]

Read More