Month: December 2014

A conservative’s wish list for 2015: opinion

The past year has been great for the conservative movement and the Republican Party. We made tremendous gains even though we still have an ideological liberal in the White House and timid Congressional leaders who are afraid to seriously challenge his executive overreach. Nationally, the Republican Party was victorious in…

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Alabamian’s struggle to survive echoes throughout “Unbroken” film: opinion

In the span of about three generations, Japan has gone from our hated adversary to our trusted ally. To many Americans, the Japanese Zeros are as much an irrelevant part of ancient history as the Japanese Samurai. We're friends, not enemies, and our nations share a commitment to democracy and…

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Demise of Southern Democrats is more about 1969 than 1964: guest opinion

AL.com Opinion About the writer J. Pepper Bryars grew up in Mobile and is now a writer living in Huntsville. Contact him at jpepperbryars@gmail.com and jpepperbryars.com. More opinion on AL.com Democrats across the nation greeted the news of Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu's landslide defeat earlier this month with a mix…

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