Category Archives: alabama

New Alabama Food Truck Regulations Prevent Local Churches From Feeding The Homeless

“These people are hungry. They’re starving. They need help from people. They can’t afford to buy something from a food truck.” Continue reading

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Austin Smith Clem Must Be Kept Away From Children

Austin Smith Clem was found guilty of molesting and repeatedly raping a teenager, but will spend no time in prison for it. The more I hear from his attorney, the more outrageous this story gets: “It would seem to be … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Roger Shuler Arrest Scene Photos (VIDEO UPDATE)

Yesterday, I carried out a successful mission to deliver supplies to Mrs. Shuler and make a photographic and video record of the scene where Roger Shuler was arrested by Shelby County deputies. Many thanks to Mrs. Shuler for her courage … Continue reading

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Rally For Roger: Legal Defense Fund Created For Legal Schnauzer

Please support our Rally.org fundraiser for the Shulers’ legal defense fund. Roger Shuler, the Birmingham-area blogger known as Legal Schnauzer, was beaten and arrested one week ago today by Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies. They were acting on a warrant for … Continue reading

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A Casus Belli For The Southern Liberation Movement

I have enjoyed reading Michael Lind’s series of essays on the white, Southern conservative identity at the heart of the modern Republican Party — what he calls the “Southern Autonomy Project.” On Sunday, he published what would amount to a … Continue reading

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Crazy In Alabama

You know how the NRA always says that new gun laws won’t stop the latest tragedy from happening again? That is at least as true about SB15. Now sailing through the state house, this bill will make it a crime for … Continue reading

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Alabama Man Kills Bus Driver, Holds Child Hostage In His Backyard Bunker

FINAL UPDATE: The FBI has released pictures of Dykes’s property. Here is the speaking tube at his front gate: UPDATE 18: The FBI Special Agent In Charge thinks Jimmy Lee Dykes will have imitators: Richardson said the crime scene on … Continue reading

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Alabama Goes Full Retard, Elects “Twinkle”

Roy Moore is once again Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, replacing the last Democrat on the state’s highest bench. He says he won’t try bringing graven images into state buildings anymore, but rest assured he’s ready to decide … Continue reading

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Alabama State House Rally for Women’s Rights

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Alabama Will See Things We’ve Never Seen Before

Alabama won’t be getting a new dime of new revenue. Governor Robert Bentley has taken the no-new-taxes pledge, so instead lawmakers will fill the hole with cuts to Medicaid and S-CHIP programs. That’s right, the dermatologist-governor would rather take health … Continue reading

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The SB12 Transvaginal Ultrasound Blues

Posey Peep Show is a Vegas burlesque act. They’ve come up with an amusing little ditty about Alabama’s SB12, which would require rape-by-the-state for any woman seeking an abortion before 10 weeks gestation.

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