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  • Alabama Democrat: Its OK for a Man to Marry a Mule

    04/16/2014 1:37:22 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 35 replies
    Last Resistance ^ | Apr 16, 2014 |
    Liberals always laugh at slippery slope arguments from conservatives who warn that the societal acceptance of homosexual marriage would lead to the acceptance of other grotesque practices like pedophilia and even bestiality. Thats never happened in the past, and it will never happen in the future, they assure us. But they have no standard of morality. They dont even claim to have one. They dont need a standard to tell them whats permissible and whats not. They just know that some things like homosexuality should be acceptable and other things like bestiality should not be permissible. -snip- Heres Alabama Democratic...
  • Exclusive - Sen. Sessions Comes Out Swinging Against Secretive House Immigration Push

    04/15/2014 12:50:18 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 11 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 4/15/14 | Matthew Boyle
    Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee and arguably the leading intellectual force against amnesty in Congress, is coming out hard against a proposal backed by Majority Leader Eric Cantor to grant amnesty to illegal alien DREAMers who enlist in the military. We are now in a period of very large troop reductions. The last thing this nation should be doing is to provide those few slots to persons who illegally entered the United States or who overstayed their visas while denying young Americans the ability to serve their country, Sessions said in a written...
  • Whites who adopted black children rally to disprove Democrats racially charged abortion comments

    04/12/2014 9:27:16 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 14 replies
    lifesitenews ^ | Apr 10, 2014 | Ben Johnson
    MONTGOMERY, AL, April 10, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) More than 100 people rallied at the Alabama State House in Montgomery yesterday afternoon to disprove a Democrat's controversial remarks that whites do not adopt black children and prefer to see interracial babies aborted. In March, state Rep. Alvin Holmes, D-Montgomery, said during a debate over a fetal heartbeat bill that 99 percent of the whites who are sitting in here now, if their daughter got pregnant by a black man, they are going to make their daughter have an abortion. They ain't gonna let her have the baby. In the same March...
  • Sen. Sessions: 'Deliberate Plan by President' to Collapse U.S. Law Enforcement System

    04/11/2014 9:27:34 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 42 replies
    CNS News ^ | 4/11/14 | Craig Bannister
    Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) said today that Americans need to stand up to "a deliberate plan by the president of the United States" to collapse the nation's law enforcement system regarding illegal immigration.
  • Dems $100K bet against bunch of whites backfires in face of diversity rally

    04/11/2014 3:54:04 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 17 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 11, 2014 | By Cheryl K. Chumley
    An Alabama state lawmaker, Rep. Alvin Holmes, who rocked national headlines with his perceived racist claim that few whites in the nation would ever adopt black children and who then backed his view with a $100,000 bet may now have to pay up, or at least shut up. Faces of Families in Alabama started a Facebook page for families in the state to post their pictures and stories about their mixed-race adoptions. So far, the page has more than 7,000 likes, and the group is fielding new photos on a daily basis that show how families come in...
  • Transracial adoption rally in Montgomery

    04/09/2014 7:22:15 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 8 replies
    http://www.abc3340.com ^ | april 9, 2014 | edward burch
    A statement made on the floor of the state house last month in Montgomery got a loud reply this afternoon from angry parents. State representative Alvin Holmes said republican lawmakers would support abortion if their daughters became pregnant by black men. Holmes later said he would offer $100,000 cash to anyone who could show "a whole bunch of whites" have adopted black children in Alabama. Today at the state house, white parents who adopted mixed race or minority children said it's time for Holmes to 'pay up.' Beverly Owings is an adoptive mother of a 13-year-old bi-racial daughter. "I would...
  • A Whole Lotta Democratic Corruption Going On

    03/28/2014 4:49:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 28, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    Has Nancy Pelosi seen a newspaper lately? (Pro tip, hon: Like the Obamacare monstrosity, you have to read it to find out what's in it.) I'd love to see her face in the wake of the veritable epidemic of Democratic corruption now sweeping the country. Pelosi's blink count must be off the charts. I'm going to make it easy on Pelosi and put all of the latest cases in one handy rogue's gallery reference list. But let's not be naive. It's clear to me that the Barack Obama/Eric Holder DOJ is clearing the decks before the midterms. Prediction: The FBI's...
  • Pelosi and Schumer: Read the Constitution

    04/08/2014 10:39:45 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | April 9, 2014 | Betsy McCaughey
    Democrats are hyperventilating over a U. S. Supreme Court ruling on April 2, McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi claims the ruling will turn politics into a "money war." Sorry, that happened a long time ago. For the past two decades, unions have poured massive amounts into super PACs and other legal vehicles for advertising and get-out-the-vote efforts, which favor Democrats. What's got Pelosi and other Democrats worried is competition. Last week's high court ruling could mean more money for Republican candidates, even tea party activists. The Supreme Court split 5-4 on the hot-button issue of...
  • Former Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr., Transferred After Prison Dispute

    04/06/2014 8:34:45 AM PDT · by PBRCat · 38 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | April 6, 2014 | Michael Sneed and Lynn Sweet
    Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been moved from a federal prison in North Carolina to a minimum-security prison camp in Montgomery, Ala., after clashing with prison officials and being placed in solitary confinement, a source told the Chicago Sun-Times. The 49-year-old former Chicago congressman had been advising other inmates in North Carolina about their rights in prison, according to the source, who said a guard took exception to that. As a result, the longtime South Side politician was placed in solitary confinement for four or five days more than a month ago, the source said. It took about...
  • Alabama passes new pro-life bills

    04/05/2014 3:31:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    LIVE ACTION NEWS ^ | Published: April 5, 2014 5:26 pm | Claire Chretien
    The Alabama state legislature approved two bills this week that increase the waiting period for an abortion from 24 to 48 hours and require more documentation of parental involvement in minors abortions. The waiting period bill, HB 489, passed on Wednesday and is headed to Governor Bentleys desk. Abortion waiting periods allow mothers more time to consider the facts of abortion, a life-changing decision that quite a few women report feeling pressured to make. These waiting periods are a small step to protect women from rushing into an irreversible decision. Public support for waiting periods is at an all-time high....
  • Alabama lawmakers opt to extend abortion wait period to 48 hours

    04/03/2014 10:32:27 AM PDT · by topher · 7 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | 3-April-2014 | By Verna Gates
    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - A measure to extend the waiting period for abortions in Alabama to 48 hours is headed to the governor's desk, but an effort to ban the procedure after evidence of a fetal heartbeat appears stalled in the legislative session that ends on Thursday.
  • When hell was in session (Admiral Jeremiah Denton)

    03/31/2014 8:45:07 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Power Line ^ | March 29, 2014 | Scott Johnson
    Admiral Jeremiah Denton died yesterday at the age of 89. Admiral Denton served seven-and-a-half years as a prisoner of war in Hanoi during the Vietnam War. Dentons name should be known by every American. In captivity he gave something beyond the last full measure of devotion, if that is possible. His is a story of almost unbelievable endurance, courage and patriotism. Here is a short course courtesy of the Denton Foundation that I saved a while back: In June 1965, he began a combat tour in Vietnam as prospective Commanding Officer of Attack Squadron Seventy-Five. On July 18, 1965, Denton...
  • Jeremiah Denton, Former Vietnam POW Who Blinked 'T-O-R-T-U-R-E', passes at 89

    03/28/2014 1:24:34 PM PDT · by Saint X · 51 replies
    U.S. Naval Institute ^ | 3/28/14 | Naval Institute Staff
    The former U.S. Senator from Alabama, Navy admiral and Vietnam prisoner of war who blinked T-O-R-T-U-R-E in Morse Code to alert the world of abuse by his North Vietnamese captors, died on Friday.
  • Former Alabama Sen. Jeremiah Denton, Vietnam war hero, dies at age 89

    03/28/2014 10:39:05 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 85 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 28, 2014 | Seth McLaughlin
    Former Alabama Sen. Jeremiah A. Denton Jr., a prisoner of war for more than seven years in North Vietnam, died on Friday in Virginia Beach. Mr. Denton was 89 years old. His son, Jim Denton, told The Washington Post, which first reported the news, that his father died of a heart ailment. Mr. Denton, a retired U.S. Rear Admiral, was shot down over the city of Thanh Hoa in Vietnam in 1965 and captured while leading a bombing mission. He later wrote a book about his experiences. Mr. Denton grabbed national attention in 1966 when he was forced to give...
  • Alabama congressional candidate shoots up Obamacare bill in new ad

    03/26/2014 7:13:09 PM PDT · by Radio Free Tuscaloosa · 10 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | March 26, 2014 | Alex Pappas
    An Alabama congressional candidate uses a .40 Glock pistol, a .270 Cooper rifle and an AR-15 to destroy a copy of the Obamacare bill in a new video released by his campaign. The message in candidate Will Brookes video, shared first with The Daily Caller on Wednesday, is clear: Republicans have been successful in taking shots at Obamacare, but its going to take more extreme measures to get rid of it. Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2014/03/26/alabama-congressional-candidate-shoots-up-obamacare-bill-in-new-ad-video/#ixzz2x7nwK5ha
  • AL: Gun Reform Bill Passes Senate 20-7

    03/24/2014 8:49:53 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 23 March, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Alabama SB 354 passed the senate on Wednesday by the wide margin of 20 - 7. The bill includes vehicles as an extension of the home for purposes of carrying firearms, recognizing the right to bear arms extends to a person's vehicle, where a great deal of time is spent in modern society. This is especially helpful to the growing number of people who live in recreational vehicles and travel about the country. The bill makes clear that open carry of firearms is not disorderly conduct. In the section dealing with definitions of disorderly conduct, the bill reads: "The...
  • Alabama Supreme Court upholds decision to toss 'birther' lawsuit, Chief Justice Roy Moore dissents

    03/22/2014 10:40:12 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 15 replies
    The Huntsville Times ^ | 03-21-2014 | Brian Lawson
    The Alabama Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a 2012 lawsuit which wanted Alabama's Secretary of State to certify the birth certificate of each presidential candidate before allowing their names to appear on the general election ballot. The court ruled 7-2 on the issue, with Chief Justice Roy Moore one of two justices who dissented from the majority's decision, arguing the lower court should have directed the secretary of state to check candidate birth certificates. The justices who agreed that the lawsuit should be dismissed were Michael F. Bolin, Tommy Bryan, James Allen Main, Glenn Murdock, Greg Shaw, Lyn...
  • Breaking: Judge rules on Obama eligibility

    03/22/2014 5:57:33 AM PDT · by iontheball · 49 replies
    WND ^ | March 21, 2014 | bob Unruh
    One of the last remaining court battles over Barack Obamas presidential eligibility has gone down in flames in a 7-2 decision by the Alabama Supreme Court to render no opinion. However, the dissenting minority of Justice Tom Parker and Chief Justice Roy Moore concluded the case has serious constitutional significance, warranting an investigation of the qualifications of 2012 presidential candidates by Alabamas secretary of state. Moore wrote in his dissent that the circuit court should have granted the plaintiffs request to order the state secretary of state to implement the natural-born-citizen requirement of the presidential-qualifications clause in future elections. Although...
  • Failure to Report

    03/21/2014 4:50:10 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | March 21, 2014 | Bill Gertz
    House leaders seek GAO probe of State Department failure to report Russian nuclear missile treaty violationsTwo senior House leaders on Friday requested an investigation by Congress’ General Accountability Office (GAO) into the State Department’s failure to report Russian violations of a 1987 nuclear missile accord.“It is clear from my subcommittee’s oversight that the administration did not fully disclose what it knew about Russian arms control violations when it was trying to get the New START treaty ratified,” said Rep. Mike Rogers (R., Ala.), chairman of the House Armed Services subcommittee on strategic forces.“Its all-consuming drive to protect its Russia reset...
  • Cop arrives at traffic accident, shoots Air Force airman

    03/16/2014 8:07:52 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 87 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 03/14/2014 | Robby Soave
    An Alabama police chief has determined that one of his officers used appropriate force, when the cop arrived at the scene of a traffic accident and immediately shot an apparently unarmed Air Force airman. The airman, 20-year-old Michael Davidson, was shot in the chest and nearly bled out before receiving medical aid, according to the Raw Story. Davidson was driving to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, North Carolina. He may have been driving erratically, according to the Ledger-Enquirer. After clipping another vehicle, he pulled over to exchange insurance information with the other driver. Eventually, Officer Phillip Hancock arrived...
  • Father of Airman shot by Opelika police officer speaks out

    03/14/2014 10:13:08 PM PDT · by Altariel · 42 replies
    WSFA.com ^ | March 12, 2014 | Elisabeth White
    OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - News Leader 9's Elizabeth White spoke with the father of the 20-year-old Airman who was shot in the stomach March 6 by an Opelika police officer. It was the first on-camera interview Billy Davidson has done since the incident. He met with us in a parking lot just across the street from East Alabama Medical Center, where his son is still recovering with serious injuries to his stomach. Billy tells us his son is and has always been a good kid who is dedicated to his Air Force career. He is well-loved by his friends, family...
  • Children's pastor pleads guilty to sexual abuse

    03/12/2014 4:00:00 PM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 23 replies
    Baptist Press ^ | Mar 12, 2014 | Alabama Baptist Staff
    MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (BP) -- A Baptist children's pastor in Alabama has pleaded guilty to 16 counts of sodomy, three counts of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12 and one count of child pornography. Jeffrey Dale Eddie, the children's pastor and administrator of Highland Park Baptist Church in Muscle Shoals, was arrested Feb. 4. Eddie, who was released from his duties upon arrest, had served on the Highland Park staff for 16 years. Eddie was charged with two counts of child pornography, 31 counts of second-degree sodomy and three counts of sexual abuse of a child...
  • DAY 3: THREE more abortion centers CLOSED!

    03/10/2014 7:02:45 PM PDT · by Coleus · 19 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 03.07.14 | Shawn Carney - 40 Days for Life
    Now isnt that some great news? Reports have been rolling in from Texas the state where 40 Days for Life began that abortion facilities are shutting down left and right. The latest closures include three businesses where faithful 40 Days for Life volunteers have prayed on the sidewalks outside for years. Plus theres another abortion center where volunteers are very hopeful that the business theyre praying in front of will soon join the list. Here are the details.- BEAUMONT, McALLEN AND HARLINGEN, TEXAS -The three businesses closing are Whole Womans Health in Beaumont and McAllen, along with...
  • Anti-Russians display controversial US Confederate flag in Kiev

    03/07/2014 12:30:30 AM PST · by Lattero · 18 replies
    PressTV ^ | Mar 7, 2014 | Caleb Maupin
    This was the flag of slave holding states in the United States that seceded in 1861, causing Civil War. Today the symbol is used by the Ku Klux Klan, Neo-Nazi groups, and other organizations who are hostile to African-Americans. For the last several decades, protests have continued, demanding that this flag not be displayed in public places. Many people were greatly disturbed to see that the Confederate Flag is now being displayed, not in the United States, but in Kiev, the capital city of Ukraine. Larry Holmes, a civil rights activist in New York City, explained why the flag is...
  • Armed Defense Against Pirates Works

    03/05/2014 10:47:43 AM PST · by marktwain · 21 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 6 March, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Buried in the LA Times Entertainment section is some interesting news about the Maersk Alabama, the ship that was attacked by Somali pirates early in the Obama Presidency. In the last paragraph of the article, it is casually mentioned that the ship was attacked three more times in the next two years! From the LA Times: But while Phillips' story -- and by extension, "Captain Phillips" -- had a happy ending, the Maersk Alabama has not been so fortunate, facing further pirate assaults in recent years. The ship was attacked a second time in 2009, again in 2010 and...
  • Wife killed Ga. soldier for insurance, feds say

    03/05/2014 7:27:58 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 42 replies
    The Augusta Chronicle ^ | Mar 5, 2014 | Jan Skutch
    Wife killed Ga. soldier for insurance, feds say By Jan Skutch Morris News Service March 5, 2014 SAVANNAH, Ga. -- The wife of a slain Fort Stewart soldier schemed with her brother to kill her husband in exchange for a $160,000 insurance policy payout, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday. Lillie Eubank, 39, told investigators she arranged to have her brother, Carl Evan Cowboy Swain, travel from Alabama to Savannah, bought a T-ball bat and selected the site for the attack at a recreation park on Fort Stewart, Assistant U.S. Attorney Cameron Heaps Ippolito said. The victim, Army Spc. John Joseph...
  • Ala. Vet Tried to Hire KKK Hit Man to Kill Black Neighbor

    03/01/2014 4:01:17 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    The Root ^ | Feb. 28 2014 | BREANNA EDWARDS
    The attorneys for Allen Wayne Morgan, in a plea for leniency, say the Iraq vet should not spend more than five years in prisonAfter pleading guilty to hiring a Ku Klux Klan hit man to murder his black neighbor, an Alabama veteran is attempting to negotiate with a judge for mercy, the Raw Story reports. Allen Wayne Morgans attorneys are insisting that their client, who participated in more than 175 combat missions in Iraq and has dealt with post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and drug addiction, should not spend more than five years in jail.
  • Obamas science czar: Opposing climate views outside the mainstream scientific opinion

    02/26/2014 7:08:14 PM PST · by Nachum · 47 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2/26/14 | Michael Bastasch
    White House science czar Dr. John Holdren wasnt in the mood to be contradicted on whether global warming was causing extreme weather. Holdren described climate scientists whose work contradicts the White Houses global warming claims as outside the scientific mainstream. Holdren was asked by Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions to cite scientific data that supported claims that droughts and other weather events were being made worse by global warming. Sessions then cited contradicting evidence from climate scientists, including former NASA scientist Dr. Roy Spencer and University of Colorado climate scientist Roger Pielke, Jr. Holdren countered that the likes of Pielke...
  • 'Hannity' Guest Confronts Lawmaker Who Called Clarence Thomas a Very Prolific Uncle Tom

    02/26/2014 3:43:14 AM PST · by servo1969 · 9 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | 2-25-2014 | Randy Hall
    Full title - "Only Fox Cares: 'Hannity' Guest Confronts Lawmaker Who Called Clarence Thomas a Very Prolific Uncle Tom" The plight of black conservatives took center stage during Monday's edition of Hannity, a weeknight program on the Fox News Channel. The segment featured footage of African-American radio host David Webb interviewing Alvin Holmes, a Democratic state representative in Alabama who had used the racial slur Uncle Tom to describe Clarence Thomas, the black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Only the Fox News Channel has reported this story on TV. Holmes said he stands behind his previous statement because Thomas...
  • Cuomo forces conservative Remington out of New York; Democrats force Occidental out of California

    02/20/2014 9:26:41 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 17 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/20/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    This week brought two sharp reminders of what our country will increasingly look like should Democrats be given complete control of our lives. Heres why we cannot give up the fight for our freedoms. Last month the Democrat Governor of New York State, Andrew Cuomo, told a public radio host he thought, .extreme conservatives who are right-to-life, pro-assault-weapon, anti-gay, have no place in the state of New York. Honesty like this, even on a public radio station few people actually listen to, is rare for any politician especially a Democrat. Given the size of his audience Cuomo was likely using...
  • Remington Arms to open new facility in Huntsville

    02/17/2014 12:25:34 PM PST · by alancarp · 23 replies
    WAFF48 TV (Huntsville) via website ^ | Feb 17, 2014 | Sarah Broadway
    HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - [Alabama] Gov. [Robert] Bentley made a major job development announcement Monday afternoon. Remington Arms, a company that produces guns and ammunition, said they will be moving to Huntsville. The move would bring about 2,000 jobs to the Rocket City. The company is expected to move into the old Chrysler building on Electronics Boulevard.
  • 1st Amendment Uproar: University Removes Pro-Life Poster, Says 'We Have to Keep It Happy,,,

    02/17/2014 4:41:06 AM PST · by blueyon · 19 replies
    IJReview ^ | 2/14/2014 | Emily Hulsey
    "1st Amendment Uproar: University Removes Pro-Life Poster, Says 'We Have to Keep It Happy for Everybody' " Officials at the University of Alabama are facing criticism for taking down a student organizations pro-life display. The poster, which features pictures of unborn babies and mothers who died after an abortion, was sponsored by student group Bama Students for Life. University officials stated that the display was taken down after they received complaints that the images were graphic and offensive.
  • Union official blames Remington Arms expansion in Alabama on NY Safe Act

    02/15/2014 10:15:48 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 184 replies
    Post Standard Syracuse NY ^ | 2/15/14 | Rick Moriarty
    Ilion, N.Y. A union official said Saturday the Remington Arms Co.'s decision to open a manufacturing plant in Alabama does not bode well for Ilion, and he's blaming New York's Safe Act restrictions on assault weapons. "It can't be good," said Fran Madore, president of United Mine Workers Local 717, which represents 1,180 of the 1,300 Remington employees in Ilion. "How can it be good?" Madore said plant officials told him they wanted to meet with him on Monday. They did not say what they wanted to talk about, but Madore said he assumes it will be about the...
  • Gun maker Remington Outdoor Co. to open manufacturing plant, employ about 2,000 in Huntsville

    02/15/2014 8:18:13 PM PST · by boycott · 35 replies
    al.com ^ | 02/15/2014 | Steve Doyle
    HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Remington Outdoor Co. plans to open a plant to make and develop weapons in Huntsville that could employ about 2,000 workers, sources have confirmed to AL.com. The deal is set to be announced Monday at a special meeting of the Huntsville City Council, though sources said there may be a news conference prior to the meeting. Huntsville and Madison County elected officials declined to comment when contacted about the deal this morning. Officials with Remington Outdoor did not immediately return requests for comment Gov. Robert Bentley did not directly confirm the reports about Remington, but told AL.com...
  • Union Suffers Big Loss at Tennessee VW Plant

    02/15/2014 6:13:18 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 69 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Feb 14, 2014 | Neal E. Boudette
    Union Suffers Big Loss at Tennessee VW Plant Volkswagen workers rejected the UAW by a vote of 712 to 626. Neal E. Boudette Updated Feb. 14, 2014 11:44 p.m. ET The United Auto Workers union suffered a crushing defeat Friday, falling short in an election in which it seemed to have a clear path to organizing workers at Volkswagen AG VOW3.XE +1.10% 's plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. The setback is a bitter defeat because the union had the cooperation of Volkswagen management and the aid of Germany's powerful IG Metall union, yet it failed to win a majority among the...
  • Democrat: I dont like Clarence Thomas because hes married to a white woman

    02/12/2014 6:46:47 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    Hot Air ^ | February 12, 2014 | Guy Benson
    Hey, look actual racism: Mary Sell @DD_MarySell Rep. Alvin Holmes, D-Montgomery, just said on House floor that he doesn't like Clarence Thomas because "he's married to a white woman." 4:35 PM - 11 Feb 2014 317 Retweets 45 favorites Liberals have angrily denounced Justice Thomas recent reflection that the worst treatment hes ever endured has come at the hands of northern liberal elites, rather than whites in the deep south during the Jim Crow era. Northern liberal elites, for their part, are quite positive that they know Thomas personal history better than he does. Perhaps the silver medal of...
  • Alabama Chinese restaurant owner shoots at customer who complained of a bug in her eggroll: police

    02/09/2014 6:40:42 PM PST · by lowbridge · 86 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | february 8, 2014 | joe landau
    The owner of an Alabama Chinese restaurant named "Good Friend" allegedly shot at a customer who complained about a bug in her eggroll Thursday night. The bullet narrowly missed 20-year-old Birmingham resident Jatari Walker who told the Daily News she is scarred by the entire experience. "I can't sleep," she said. Saturday afternoon. "And since it happened I've had no appetite." Walker ordered a combination platter and eggroll from the Good Friend Chinese and Seafood restaurant on Dennison Ave. Thursday evening. After paying her $7 bill she went back to her car and discovered a roach inside. "I thought I...
  • Meanwhile, Alabama Faces Substitute Teacher Shortage Because Of ObamaCare

    02/07/2014 3:27:53 AM PST · by lowbridge · 8 replies
    ijreview.com ^ | february 6, 2014 | mike miller
    In what appears to be yet another example of the unintended consequences of ObamaCare, WHNT in Alabama is reporting that the state is facing a shortage of substitute teachers because of the law. ObamaCare rulesrequire that all employee working over 30 hours a week are full-time and must be provided health insurance. Marshall County, Alabama Superintendent Tim Nabors told WHNT that his district cant afford to provide health insurance coverage to its substitutes, and will likely face a shortage due to the Affordable Healthcare Act.
  • The U.S. hypocrisy over Russias anti-gay laws

    02/04/2014 2:05:54 AM PST · by cunning_fish · 11 replies
    Washington Post Opinions ^ | Februaby 1, 2014 | Ian Ayres and William Eskridge
    Controversy over a Russian law that prohibits advocacy of homosexuality threatens to overshadow athletic competition at the upcoming Sochi Olympics. Thoughtful world leaders, including President Obama, have criticized Russia for stigmatizing gay identity. Many of these critics find it hard to believe that in 2014 a modern industrial government would have this kind of medieval language in its statutory code: ●“Materials adopted by a local school board . . . shall . . . comply with state law and state board rules . . . prohibiting instruction . . . in the advocacy of homosexuality.” ●“Propaganda of homosexualism among minors is punishable by an administrative fine.” ●“No district...
  • Bloody Sunday: Black Teens Arrested in Horrific Attacks in Alabama & Maryland (Video)

    02/03/2014 9:21:41 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 136 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | February 3, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    Senseless and Deadly Two black teens were arrested today following the brutal attack of an 86 year-old man in Alabama. They beat him in the face and stabbed him several times. (VIDEO-AT-LINK)In Maryland on Sunday two young teens were arrested for killing a 51 year-old woman. A 14 year-old and 16 year-old teen were arrested this weekend for the murder of 51 year-old Kimberly Leto.(VIDEO-AT-LINK)ABC2 reported: Two teenagers have been arrested after police say they burglarized 51-year-old Kimberly Letos home and killed her. That it was a 14 and 15-year-old is unimaginable. There is a loss of life and two...
  • Bestiality one step closer to being a crime in Alabama

    01/31/2014 11:33:03 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 59 replies
    AL.com ^ | January 30, 2014 | Kyle Whitmire
    MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Bestiality is one step closer to being illegal in Alabama after the Alabama Senate today passed a bill to criminalize sexual contact with animals. -snip- Currently, bestiality is still legal in 14 states and the District of Columbia.
  • Chick-fil-A gives free food to motorists stranded in Southern snowstorm

    01/29/2014 12:51:54 PM PST · by Liz · 18 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 1/29/14 | TODD STARNES
    Motorists stranded on Highway 280, Birmingham, Ala, found food and shelter thanks to the kindness and generosity of Chick-fil-A owner, Mark Meadows. Founded by a Christian family, its no secret that the business is run on biblical values. Once Chick-Fil-a determined that stranded drivers, stuck in their cars for nearly seven hours, went without food or water, the Chick-fil-A staff went into action, cooking several hundred sandwiches then braving the icy storm to hand out the sandwiches. Chick-Fil-a staffers braved the falling snow and ice, slipping and sliding, as they offered their famous hot juicy chicken breasts tucked between two...
  • Chick-fil-A feeds stranded drivers

    01/29/2014 10:02:40 AM PST · by onyx · 45 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | Jan 29, 2014 11:41 AM CST | FOX NEWS
    A number of motorists who had to abandon their vehicles in the snow on Highway 280 outside of Birmingham, Ala. were able to find shelter in the storm thanks to the kindness and generosity of Chick-fil-A restaurant employees and the restaurant's owner, Mark Meadows. Once the snow started accumulating, Meadows closed the restaurant and sent his staff home. But a few hours later, many of them returned unable to get to their homes. Our store is about a mile and a half from the interstate and it took me two hours to get there, manager Audrey Pitt said....
  • Black lawmakers to go after Obama: Lack of diversity in his federal judicial picks.

    01/26/2014 6:39:53 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/27/2014 | Mike Lillis
    Leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) plan to publicly rebuke President Obama over a lack of diversity in his federal judicial picks. The lawmakers are organizing a Capitol Hill press conference as early as this week to decry what Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) called the appalling lack of African American representation among Obama's nominees, particularly in the 11th Circuit, which includes Georgia, Florida and Alabama. The Democrats also contend several of Obamas nominees have championed policies that either discriminate against minorities, or are just plain racist. We have very grave concerns [with certain nominees] given disparities that are...
  • Sarah Palin to speak at Baldwin County Republican Party annual dinner (Alabama)

    01/21/2014 1:39:02 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Mobile Press-Register ^ | January 21, 2014 | Staff
    The Baldwin County Republican Party announces that former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin will be the featured speaker at their annual dinner. The dinner will be held April 25 at the Orange Beach Event Center at The Wharf in Orange Beach. We are excited to bring Governor Palin to Baldwin County. We have had an amazing response with ticket sales so far, including selling out of our Gold Sponsorships, said Matt Simpson, chairman of the BCRP. The dinner will be a little more than one month before the June 2014 primary so we are expecting a large turnout from throughout the...
  • State says murder suspect planned to wed boyfriend

    01/17/2014 3:53:17 PM PST · by wonkowasright · 15 replies
    ABP News ^ | 1/17/2014 | Bob Allen
    Prosecutors say a former minister at First Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., charged with his wifes murder, was trying to leave the country prior to his Jan. 1 arrest to marry his boyfriend. The latest twist in a story that has received worldwide media attention came Jan. 16 in a bond hearing for Richard Shahan, 53, who resigned recently as children and families pastor and facilities director at First Baptist, reportedly to head overseas for three years of mission work in Europe and Central Asia. Prosecutors said information gleaned from more than 3,000 of Shahans e-mails indicate he was planning...
  • EPA chief unable to say if the world has gotten warmer

    01/16/2014 4:18:04 PM PST · by Da Bilge Troll · 21 replies
    The Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | 01/16/2014 | Michael Bastasch
    Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy wasnt able to definitively say whether the world has gotten warmer in Senate testimony. Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions asked McCarthy to confirm a statement made by President Obama last year that global temperatures were increasing faster in the last five or ten years than climate scientists had predicted. McCarthy couldnt answer the question, saying that she only repeats what the climate scientists tell her. Sessions was not satisfied with her response. Do I not have the right to ask the Director of EPA a simple question that is relevant to the dispute that...
  • House easily passes $1T omnibus spending bill with 359-67 vote

    01/15/2014 4:37:05 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 36 replies
    January 15, 2014, 04:19 pm House easily passes $1T omnibus spending bill with 359-67 vote By Pete Kasperowicz and Erik Wasson Anne Wernikoff and Greg Nash The House on Wednesday easily approved a $1 trillion omnibus spending bill would fund the government for the rest of fiscal 2014 and let Congress avoid the risk of a shutdown until the end of September. Members voted 359-67 to pass the bill, which was opposed by 64 Republicans and three Democrats. The three Democrats who voted "no" were Reps. Ral Grijalva (Ariz.), Rush Holt (N.J.), and Mike McIntyre (N.C.), a centrist Democrat who...
  • States With the Best (and Worst) Schools

    01/14/2014 6:47:29 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Wall Street 24X7 ^ | 01/14/2014 | Thomas C. Frohlich
    For years, American students have consistently ranked poorly compared to most developed nations. And according to a recently released study, the U.S. education system remains mediocre, receiving a C− grade, for the third year in a row. Click here to see the states with the best school systemsClick here to see the states with the worst school systemsEducation news and research publication Education Week released its 18th annual survey of the status of education in all 50 states. The K-12 Achievement Index is one indicator in Education Week’s “Quality Counts” report that measures key education outcomes and provides ranks and...
  • 'Duck Dynasty' Family Inspiring Students to Pray at Public Schools

    01/13/2014 5:55:10 PM PST · by montag813 · 5 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 01-13-2014 | TRN
    Inspiring a new generation: Sadie Robertson (above)- One of the teen stars of 'Duck Dynasty'says that their show is leading students across the country to pray before meals at school.Sixteen-year-old Sadie Robertson, daughter of Willie and Korie Robertson, told an audience at a fundraiser for Prattville Christian Academy in Montgomery, Alabama, that the focus on their religious beliefs on the show is a light that others are emulating. Sadie noted that she and her family have become aware that there are Duck Dynasty clubs springing up at many schools across the nation and one goal of these clubs is to...