Despite the city of Cullman, Alabama declaring a state of emergency just days before, Donald Trump held a rally there last night. And the adoring crowd hung on his every word. The only time they jeered him was when he encouraged them to get vaccinated.
The city of Cullman, Alabama, which was slated to host a rally featuring former President Donald Trump, has declared a Covid-19-related state of emergency ahead of the event.
“The declaration of the State of Emergency allowed the city to provide the additional personnel and equipment for this weekend’s political rally after it was requested by Cullman Regional,” according to reporting from AL.
The Republican party is treating vaccines in a very curious manner. They, of course, want Donald Trump to get full credit for the creation of the shot. At the same time, many GOP voters are refusing to get vaccinated.
Roy Moore has been a bit of an albatross for the Republican party. The former Alabama Supreme Court Justice won the state‘s senate primary in 2017. Then came accusations of sexual misconduct with an underage girl.
When Donald Trump pushed lies about the 2020 election to his followers, he had plenty of help from GOP lawmakers. Few pushed harder than Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks. Brooks famously took the stage at the 1/6 Trump rally to egg on supporters.
Donald Trump did plenty to incite an insurrection on the US Capitol on January 6th. But that doesn’t mean that he didn’t have help. The former President’s biggest allies in the Senate were Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley.
Tommy Tuberville first became famous while coaching college football’s Auburn Tigers. The coach won an SEC championship in 2004 before coaching Texas Tech and the Cincinnati Bearcats.
Now a politician, Tuberville turned his coaching good will into an Alabama senate seat in November and has already been heavily connected to Donald Trump made to Tuberville during the Capitol insurrection.
U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson has ruled that the state of Alabama cannot ban abortions as part of its coronavirus restrictions. The state had tried to include abortions in its list of canceled elective medical procedures amid the coronavirus pandemic.
In what might be seen as a dismissively antagonistic stance, Republican Alabama Governor Kay Ivey said she doesn't think the abortion ban that has no exception for rape or incest, which she just signed into law, will hurt tourism or business recruitment.
A supporter of President Donald Trump disrupted a “Families Belong Together” rally in Huntsville, Alabama on Saturday by pulling a gun that he brought to the peaceful demonstration against Trump’s immigration policies.
In a race as close as the special election in Alabama between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones, it is voter suppression maneuvers like this that could make all the difference.
Loyalty in most cases is a noble and endearing quality when given to those who have earned it by embodying righteousness, fairness, and truth. However, loyalty blindly imparted in politics is a dangerous and deadly cancer within the body of democracy. Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey, is a prime example of a misguided and twisted loyalty that has lasting pervasive ramifications in a country deep in the throes of turmoil.
The party of "family values" has fallen on hard times. The Republican Party as we know it has been transformed into the worst representation of government in our modern history. Led by a moral abomination, Donald Trump, the GOP has molded itself in the image of its inept leader and become fodder for late night comedy, resignations, impeachment and federal prison.
With Moore's victory on Tuesday, it's clear that the Republican Party is lurching even further to the right and embracing the most extreme elements in our politics.
U.S. President Donald Trump is due to travel to Alabama on Friday to whip up votes in a Senate race that has laid bare the rift between the Republican party's leadership and its anti-establishment wing.
It's become a staple of the Republican Party – do as I say, not as I do, especially when it comes to sexual behavior.
The Supreme Court struck down key parts of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, saying it wasn’t necessary anymore in 2013. A Republican Governor’s current sex scandal just proved the Supreme Court wrong.
Trump attacked journalists, Michelle Obama, and reality itself, claiming “we won by a lot. It wasn’t even close.”
Estimates of 250,000 gallons thus far, is being “held in a mine water retention pond” with no clue how or why the pipeline leaked.
"People just do not understand why a sheriff is coming to their house to bring them a subpoena if they haven’t committed any crime."