Month: July 2014

God bless Israel, a fiddler on the world’s roof: opinion

A rocket fired by Palestinian militants from inside Gaza Strip makes its way towards Israel. (AP) Earlier this month I took my children to watch their grandfather, who they affectionately call their "Pop," perform in the classic musical "Fiddler on the Roof" at a community theater near Birmingham. Pop played…

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Alabama’s EWTN fights to maintain religious liberty in America: opinion

Mother Angelica, founder of EWTN, in a photo taken last year. (File) Around the time of our nation's founding, the world was ruled by the whims of men. Whether through the hands of kings or caliphs, warlords or witchdoctors, fear and superstition reigned. Then our Founding Fathers came along, and…

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Men have a right and a role in the abortion issue: opinion

Pro-life protesters pray during a abortion protest outside Huntsville's Alabama Women's Center For Reproductive Alternatives in 2012. (File) Men are told that they don’t have a legal right or a moral role in the abortion issue. Many believe that it’s not only a woman’s right to choose, but it’s also…

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Paul DeMarco ad shows he’s a fighter but might not be a winner: opinion

General George S. Patton was famous for delivering gritty yet honest speeches during World War II. "No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country," he reportedly told his troops. "You won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country." The quote's authenticity isn't…

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Thank God for Mississippi’s display of the Republican establishment’s desperation

Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., survived thanks to Democratic voters and Mississippi's open primaries. Alabamians have an old saying about our sister state to the west: "Thank God for Mississippi!" It's said that the Magnolia State keeps Alabama from being first on the bad list and last on the good list.…

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