Alabama City Slated to Host Trump Rally Declares Covid-19 Emergency

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. read more

Alabama Senator Tommy Tuberville is Playing Both Sides of the Impeachment Fence

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. read more

Opinion: Partisanship Cannot Be Tolerated When Decency Is The Only True Recourse

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.

Opinion: Failure, Sex, Lies And A Moron Are Destroying GOP

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.

Anti-Public School Evangelicals Now Control Alabama and Texas Education Boards

It is obvious that the owner of a professional sports franchise, say a National Football League team, would only hire a hair-stylist who detests, and has never played, the game of football as a general manager and head coach if they wanted their team to fail miserably. That is an absurd idea, but it is precisely what two religious Republican governors who want to decimate their state's public education system did in appointing evangelical anti-public education fanatics to run their state's public school systems.

50 Years Later, John Lewis Is In Congress, Our President Is Black, But Selma Fight Isn’t Over

It is not enough simply to remember Selma. The courageous men and women on the Edmund Pettus Bridge could not be deterred by brutal force. They marched forward with undaunted courage, staring death in the face. Members of Congress who lack the minimal courage required to pass legislation protecting the right to vote, have no business paying tribute to the marchers in Selma. By their inaction, their allegiance lies with the Alabama State Troopers who turned the marchers around.

Ku Klux Klan Joins Alabama’s Religious War on Equality and the Constitution

Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, Roy Moore, has made headlines lately by elevating the bible over the Constitution in what seems to be a widely held opinion in Alabama. Because the bible says gays are an abomination to god, it drove Moore to order other state judges to ignore federal court rulings allowing courts to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Taking Back the House, Vol. 5: Spencer Bachus and Alabama’s 6th District

This is the fifth edition of a research project at PoliticusUSA known as Taking Back the House. You can check out the previous edition here. The purpose of this project is to analyze each Republican Congressional district in the United States and see how likely the district can go ‘Blue.’ To do this, I will take a look at the overall demographics of the district, as well as review the historical voting patterns and the record of the Congressperson representing the district. This series will run until we’ve looked at every single district in the country, which should take us right into the 2014 campaign season. read more

Taking Back the House, Vol. 4: Mo Brooks and Alabama’s 5th District

This is the fourth edition of a research project at PoliticusUSA known as Taking Back the House. You can check out the previous edition here. The purpose of this project is to analyze each Republican Congressional district in the United States and see how likely the district can go ‘Blue.’ To do this, I will take a look at the overall demographics of the district, as well as review the historical voting patterns and the record of the Congressperson representing the district. This series will run until we’ve looked at every single district in the country, which should take us right into the 2014 campaign season. read more

Taking Back the House, Vol. 3: Robert Aderholt and Alabama’s 4th District

This is the third edition of a research project at PoliticusUSA known as Taking Back the House. You can check out the previous edition here. The purpose of this project is to analyze each Republican Congressional district in the United States and see how likely the district can go ‘Blue.’ To do this, I will take a look at the overall demographics of the district, as well as review the historical voting patterns and the record of the Congressperson representing the district. This series will run until we’ve looked at every single district in the country, which should take us right into the 2014 campaign season. read more

Taking Back the House, Vol. 2: Mike Rogers and Alabama’s 3rd District

This is the second edition of a research project at PoliticusUSA known as Taking Back the House. You can check out the previous edition here. The purpose of this project is to analyze each Republican Congressional district in the United States and see how likely the district can go ‘Blue.’ To do this, I will take a look at the overall demographics of the district, as well as review the historical voting patterns and the record of the Congressperson representing the district. This series will run until we’ve looked at every single district in the country, which should take us right into the 2014 campaign season. read more