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What happened to the Democrats?
Growing up, my father and family always claimed to be Democrats. Being a Christian in the South, he always said the Democrats were for the poor people. That was a fact back in the ‘30s, ‘40s and ‘50s. Then the ‘60s hit and the Vietnam war seem to breed a new type of American protester.
Reader will vote 'no' on Tuesday
Many people and groups I support, and who should be supported by everyone who cares about this state, recommend voting for raiding the Alabama Trust Fund. With all due respect to them, I disagree and I will vote “no.”
Vote 'yes' Tuesday
For 100 years, Children’s Aid Society has protected and promoted the well-being of Alabama’s children.
Need balance in cartoons
For the past few months, I’ve seen you post one liberal political cartoon after another that puts the conservative candidates in a negative light.
The Health Care Funding Debate: A longer perspective
As we Alabamians approach an opportunity to vote on using Trust Fund monies to bail out the General Fund over the next three years it occurs to me that many voters may lack a long-term perspective on this issue, especially as it involves the State's ability to continue Medicaid funding. Recently I was surprised to learn that some of my younger physician colleagues are unaware of this history.
Amendment will prevent harmful cuts
Over the last few weeks, numerous people have asked me about the Constitutional Amendment that we will vote on this Tuesday, Sept. 18. As with most constitutional amendments, very little is known about its specifics.
Don’t believe the polls
I have to laugh at the mainstream media. They are desperate to keep this presidential race close.
Vote ‘yes’ on Sept. 18
“Sometimes a man has to do what a man has to do.” This is a familiar saying that we have all heard. At this moment in time, the saying becomes, “Sometimes a state has to do what a state has to do.”
Republican values make the case
When running for president as an Independent in the 1960s, George Wallace’s slogan was “There is not a dimes’ worth of difference between Republicans and Democrats.”
Reasons to call Cullman home
To the editor:
After attending the Mayoral debate on Wednesday I wanted to let your readers know how an outside perceives the City of Cullman. When relocating I researched the area just as a professional feasibility study would. I had a diversified list of things I was looking for and Cullman had them.
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