Tag Archives: Alabama

Alabama: Three Republicans Lead Jones In New Poll

The Montgomery Advertiser reports: U.S. Sen. Doug Jones trails three Republicans seeking his job by 4 to 7 points, according to a poll released Sunday by Louisiana-based JMC Analytics and Polling. According to the poll, which tested head-to-head match-ups with five Republicans seeking the nomination for Jones’ seat, former Auburn head football coach Tommy Tuberville leads Jones 47% to 40%, …

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Televangelist Guilty Of Molesting Multiple Boys [VIDEO]

The Montgomery News reports: An Alabama evangelist pleaded guilty this morning in an Etowah County courtroom to 28 counts of sexual abuse involving six victims. Paul Acton Bowen, charged in both Jefferson County and Etowah counties, was facing criminal charges, including enticing a child for sexual act, sodomy, traveling to meet a child for sexual act and sexual abuse involving …

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ALABAMA: Montgomery Unveils Rosa Parks Statue

The Montgomery News reports: A new statue of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks was unveiled in downtown Montgomery on Sunday afternoon. “This depiction will inspire future generations to make the pilgrimage to our city, to push toward the path of righteousness, strength, courage and equality,” said Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed, who took office as the first African-American mayor of the …

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Alabama High Court Backs Confederate Monuments

ABC News reports: The Alabama Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the majority-black city of Birmingham violated a state law protecting Confederate monuments when it put plywood panels in front of a towering obelisk in a downtown park. The all-Republican court reversed a circuit judge’s ruling that struck down Alabama’s 2017 law protecting Confederate monuments as an unconstitutional violation of the …

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Roy Moore Longs For Days Of Criminalized Gay Sex

“We have got to go back to what we did back in the sixties and seventies back to a moral basis. We did not have a national healthcare system. You know when Obama passed this thing rising all our costs and business started going down the tube everybody said it was going to be repealed. You never hear anybody in …

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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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