Tag Archives: Alabama

Alabama Company Refuses To Print College Magazine’s “Diversity” Issue Because Of Their “Christian Values”

The Montgomery News reports: A Mobile printing company has refused to print an University of South Alabama magazine on religious grounds. Interstate Printing told the Editor-in-Chief of Due South Magazine Wednesday that the content of the magazine, which is about diversity and inclusion, did not align with the company’s religious values. “They emailed me back and said they would be …

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Blimp Slasher: GoFundMe Is Canceling My Money Beg UPDATE: GoFundMe Says Campaign Remains Active

Birmingham’s ABC News affiliate reports: A GoFundMe that had been set up to help with the legal fees of a Tuscaloosa man who destroyed a caricature of President Donald Trump over the weekend has apparently been flagged. In a message posted on the GoFundMe page “Restitutions [sic] for Baby Trump Stabber” Monday, organizers released the following statement: “We have been …

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Cultist Charged With Slashing Trump Blimp [VIDEO]

CNN reports: The “Baby Trump” balloon has been slashed — and as a result, deflated. The popular protest symbol against President Donald Trump was floating among the throngs of college football fans in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Saturday when it was attacked by a man, an organizer of the protest told CNN. At about 2:30 p.m. ET, before the kickoff between …

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Trump Celebrates Lack Of Booing At Football Game

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump knew where to go Saturday for home field advantage, finding comfort in the Deep South with college football fans cheering the nation’s top two teams — and him. His reception at the showdown between Louisiana State and Alabama contrasted with the scene at Game 5 of the World Series in Washington, where he was …

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Trump Baby Blimp To Fly Outside Alabama Stadium

The Hill reports: The “Baby Trump” balloon that has followed the president across the globe is heading to this weekend’s football game between the University of Alabama and Louisiana State University. Organizers raised more than $4,000 in about 12 hours on a GoFundMe page to bring the “VIP (very important protestor)” to an area near Bryant-Denny Stadium on the Alabama …

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ALABAMA: Jeff Sessions Formally Launches Senate Bid

Good grief, the bootlicking in this. Via press release: Jeff Sessions, former United States Attorney General and U.S. Senator, announced his candidacy for the United States Senate. He issued the following statement: “When I left President Trump’s cabinet, did I write a tell all book? No. Did I go on CNN and attack the President? No. Have I said a …

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Bloomberg To File For Alabama Presidential Primary

The New York Times reports: Michael R. Bloomberg is actively preparing to enter the Democratic presidential primary and is expected to file paperwork this week designating himself as a candidate in at least one state with an early filing deadline, people briefed on Mr. Bloomberg’s plans said. Mr. Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor and billionaire businessman, has been …

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Trump Promotes Warning Not To Protest At Alabama Football Game But School Has Already Backed Down

Last night Glorious Leader retweeted a Birmingham News item about University of Alabama students being warned that they will be punished for “disruptive protests” during his visit for a football game. But as it turns out, his amplification of that warning is moot. From an update to the same story: Jason Rothfarb, vice president for Student Affairs for University of …

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ALABAMA: University Students Warned They Will Be Punished If They Dare Protest Against Glorious Leader

The Montgomery News reports: The Student Government Association at the University of Alabama is warning groups that protesting President Trump during the Tide’s Saturday game vs. LSU could result in loss of reserved seating for the remainder of the season. A letter from Jason Rothfarb, vice president of Student Affairs, said additional security will be in Bryant Denny’s student section …

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REPORT: Jeff Sessions About To Launch Senate Bid

The Hill reports: Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expected to announce plans to run for his former Senate seat before Friday, two sources told The Hill. A source who is in regular contact with Sessions said Wednesday there is “99 percent certainty he will announce today or tomorrow.” A separate source familiar with Sessions’s plans told The Hill that …

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Trump To Attend Alabama College Football Game

Sports Illustrated reports: The University of Alabama is making preparations for President Donald Trump to attend the LSU game at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday. Alabama officials could not be reached to confirm or deny, but sources have confirmed his expected visit. The potential No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup, depending on the initial rankings by the College Football Playoff committee …

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Senate Rival Warns Sessions: Trump Will Come For You

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Ala.), a top candidate in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama, said Tuesday that he would not back out if Jeff Sessions tries to reclaim his old seat and warned that the former attorney general’s antagonistic relationship with President Trump would damage him politically should he run again. In recent weeks, Sessions has …

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Sessions “Seriously” Mulling Bid For Old Senate Seat

CBS News reports: CBS News has learned former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is “seriously considering” a campaign to win back his former U.S. Senate seat, according to multiple people familiar with his thinking. A spokeswoman for Sessions declined to comment early Tuesday. His Washington-based attorney did not immediately return requests for comment. “He is seriously considering a campaign,” said a …

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ALABAMA: Court Blocks Sweeping Abortion Ban

Fox News reports: A federal judge issued a ruling Tuesday blocking an Alabama law that would make abortion a felony in nearly all situations, regardless of the stage of the pregnancy. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson granted a motion for a preliminary injunction, temporarily preventing the law from being enforced as a lawsuit over the law brought by abortion providers …

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Roy Moore: Muslims Should Be Expelled From Congress Because America Is Founded On God’s Holy Scriptures

“It’s a shame that we’ve got people in Congress that don’t even support American values and support Muslim theology, which is directly contrary to the United States Constitution. If they take an oath on the Koran, they take an oath on an instrument that violates religious freedom. They don’t recognize the God who gave religious freedom under our Constitution. And …

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Alabama Church Riles Cultists With Anti-Trump Sign

The Hill reports: A Baptist church in Birmingham, Ala., is capturing national attention for a sign saying that a black person voting for President Trump “is mental illness.” The controversial sign put on display outside the New Era Baptist Church reads on one side, “A black vote for Trump is mental illness.” The other side of the sign displays another …

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GOP Alabama Gov Apologizes For Wearing Blackface

The Montgomery Advertiser reports: Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday issued an apology for appearing in a racist sketch during her time as an undergraduate at Auburn University in the 1960s. Audio surfaced of a 1967 interview given by Ivey and her then-fiancee, Ben LaRavia, in which LaRavia recalled a party at Auburn’s Baptist Student Union. Ivey participated in at least …

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Roy Moore: Trump Was Right, Send Ilhan Omar Back

The Birmingham News reports: Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore (R) on Wednesday said Rep. Ilhan Omar should go back to Somalia after the Minnesota Democrat called him a child molester while criticizing the Alabama GOP for seeking her expulsion from Congress. “I fully support the resolution of the Ala Rep Party asking Congress to expel Omar under Article 1 Section …

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Alabama GOP: Expel Rep. Ilhan Omar From Congress

From the right wing Yellowhammer News: U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) is no friend of the Alabama Republican Party. That was the takeaway on Saturday at the ALGOP’s summer meeting hosted on the Plains in Lee County after the body passed a resolution introduced by State Rep. Tommy Hanes (R-Bryant) calling for Alabama’s congressional delegation to seek the expulsion of …

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Third Republican House Rep Calls It Quits For 2020

Montgomery’s ABC News affiliate reports: Alabama’s only Republican female representative in Congress says she won’t seek re-election for a sixth term in 2020, meaning the seat will be without an incumbent. Rep. Martha Roby, who represents the state’s 2nd District, said Friday she won’t seek another term, issuing a statement that doe not specifically give a reason for her decision. …

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