To those that say slavery wasn’t all that bad and, in fact, was GOOD for African Americans, I can only say this: ‘How ’bout YOU take a turn in the fields wearing chains and THEN tell us how it was?’
by McAllister •
The US Congress acted within six weeks to implement the Patriot Act to address the massacre of 2996 Americans.
by Deborah Montesano •
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia shocked listeners during Wednesday’s hearing on the Voting Rights Act when he called the law a ‘perpetuation of racial entitlement.’
The general assembly of Alabama has passed a bill allowing religious employers to deny their female employees contraception.
by David Pakman •
The Alabama GOP gives the world its latest ‘smack my head’ moment in their endless pursuit of denying women their reproductive rights.
by T. Steelman •
Alabama state Rep. Mary Sue McClurkin has apparently never taken biology, doesn’t understand the issues and doesn’t care about constitutional rights. Why yes, she IS a Republican. How did you know?
by Shannon Barber •
Alabama schoolbus shooter and Doomsday survivalist Jimmy Dykes is dead after week-long stand-off with law enforcement; the five year old boy he kidnapped and dragged into his bunker is now free and safe.
by Nathaniel Downes •
Alabama has now proposed a new bill, claiming that they have the right to ignore the U.S. Constitution within their borders.
by T. Steelman •
It must have been hard for Brewer to say that the ACA had been upheld by the Supreme Court and ‘…is not going anywhere, at least not for the time being.’
by Liberal Lamp Post •
First openly gay state Rep. tries to take Alabama out of the dark ages with bill to repeal anti-gay sex-ed requirements.
by David Pakman •
The idea is that boys are smarter, more aggressive and more efficient on topics such as math – particularly when they’re not distracted by surging testosterone.
by Justin Acuff •
While the police have not released a statement about the crime as of yet, Tracy Hawkins Jr. was booked on a second-degree assault charge and released on bail the same day.
by Don Hamel •
I don’t want to be shot. That is not a political position.
Science scored a major victory in Missouri and Alabama last week as multiple anti-evolution bills died in the legislatures of both states.
If Alabama Republicans get their way, the free market will soon become the prison labor market
In the wake of the GOP retreat from a transvaginal ultrasound bill in Virginia, Republicans in other states are seeking to pass similar bills that would force women to spend money on a medical procedure she does not need nor want, all in attempt to undermine a woman’s right to choose.
In the never-ending battle to teach religious dogma in public schools, the GOP in Alabama has introduced a bill that will lift a ban on ‘release time’ classes that will allow students to leave school grounds and study Creation ‘Science’ in a different location. The school would only be involved so far as to give an elective credit to students that participate.
by Michael Hayne •
According to Republican Alabama state Senator, Shadrack McGill, the bible states that rasing teachers salaries will only lead to unqualified teachers.
by Silence Dogood •
If Alabama hates ‘socialism’ so much, why do they keep taking money from blue states?
Alabama’s anti-immigration law is the toughest in the nation, and it turns out that it’s the costliest as well. Not only has the law devastated the agriculture industry, but it is now threatening to devastate the foreign auto industry that plays a key role in the Alabama economy.