Saturday, October 23, 2021

Tag: Alabama

Black voters, specifically women, defeated Roy Moore

African American women went for Jones by a margin of 97 to three.

Roy Moore’s loss signals a GOP tearing itself apart ahead of...

The upset win by Doug Jones in Alabama shows the Republicans have nothing to offer and everything to lose.

Moore is less: Alabama, the Senate and the nation will suffer

As the special election approaches, Republicans abandon morality for power.

Former legislator pleads guilty to bribery conspiracy and fraud

“Public corruption is among the most serious of criminal violations and a betrayal of the public’s sacred trust.”

Alabama Governor resigns before pleading guilty to criminal charges

In 2014, Bentley accidentally sent a text to his wife intended for his political adviser and mistress, Rebekah Mason, that said, “I love you, Rebekah.”

Pipeline blast that killed one under investigation by national safety board

House Democrats called for an investigation this week citing their concerns that this was the “third major incident on Colonial’s system in just over a year and the seventh in less than five years.”

Gas pipeline explosion kills 1 and injures 5

Alabama is currently in a massive drought and is vulnerable to wildfires, making these events all the more dangerous.

220 ‘Significant’ Pipeline Spills Already This Year Exposes Troubling Safety Record

The number of significant pipeline incidents grew 26.8 percent from 2006 to 2015.

Media Silent as Two States Declare State of Emergency Due to...

Why is the mainstream media ignoring a major pipeline spill that has caused two states to declare state of emergencies?

Alabama House Speaker Convicted on 12 Felony Charges

Facing up to 20 years in prison for each of the 12 ethics counts, Hubbard ironically championed several ethics reforms in 2010.

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

The big lie in Rahm Emanuel’s Senate testimony

Now all eyes will be on Merkley – and other Democratic senators who profess that “Black lives mater” and that police need to be held accountable – to see whether they vote to confirm this tainted mayor and elevate him to a prestigious ambassadorship.

What is the Peace Dividend strategy?

Tell the truth about our endless wars and bloated DOD budgets!

Greta Thunberg on climate promises versus actions

Thunberg sat down in her Stockholm kitchen to talk about what she expects—and hopes—will come from the global event.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.