Tag Archives: Alabama

Progressive Dems Went Russia Against Roy Moore

The New York Times reports: The “Dry Alabama” Facebook page, illustrated with stark images of car wrecks and videos of families ruined by drink, had a blunt message: Alcohol is the devil’s work, and the state should ban it entirely. Along with a companion Twitter feed, the Facebook page appeared to be the work of Baptist teetotalers who supported the …

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Alabama Cops Blame Murder Rate On Satan

The Associated Press reports: A rural Alabama police department that used social media to scold community members for rejecting God is coming under fire from a group that opposes mixing government and religious faith. A statement posted on Facebook by the Opp Police Department on Tuesday blames a spike in area homicides on the idea that young people have turned …

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Former AG Jeff Sessions Hints That He’s Now Done With Politics: I Could Go Back And Spend Time In The Woods

Politico reports: Jeff Sessions doesn’t sound eager to run for his old Senate seat in 2020. “I’ve been clearing my brain. I think that’s a fair statement,” he said during a ride on the Senate subway following George H.W. Bush’s funeral. “I’ll go to Alabama, do some things and then that will clarify things a little more before I worry …

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Trump’s “Poop Train” Official Charged With Six Felonies

The Birmingham Herald reports: Indictments against a former Environmental Protection Agency administrator and a former Alabama Environmental Management commissioner were made public Wednesday. Region 4 administrator of the EPA Trey Glenn, who resigned the position Nov. 18, was indicted on 20 counts of wrongdoing. Six of the charges against Glenn – using his position for personal gain – are felonies. …

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ALABAMA: Former Cop Dead After Shooting State DA

The Birmingham Herald reports: A former state trooper shot Greg Griggers, the district attorney for Alabama’s 17th Judicial Circuit, in the face Thursday afternoon, according to Michael Jackson, district attorney for Alabama’s 4th Judicial Circuit. After he shot Griggers, the former trooper – whose name has not been released – was shot to death, reportedly by a law enforcement officer. …

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Trump EPA Official Indicted On Ethics Charges [VIDEO]

The Birmingham Herald reports: A Jefferson County grand jury has indicted the Southeast regional administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and a former Alabama Environmental Management Commissioner for violating state ethics laws. Charges include multiple violations of Alabama’s Ethics Act, including soliciting a thing of value from a principal, lobbyist or subordinate, and receiving money in addition that received in …

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Alabama Pastor Cuts Up Nike Products During Sermon

The Birmingham Herald reports: The Rev. Mack Morris took a hold of an old Nike headband and a wristband, held them both up before a packed church, and cut them. “I ain’t using that no more,” said Morris, the senior pastor at Woodridge Baptist Church in west Mobile during his weekly Sunday sermon. “I’ve bought my last pair of Nike …

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Roy Moore Drops Lawsuit Over Campaign Ads

The Birmingham Herald reports: Instead of filing a lawsuit, former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is dropping one. Moore’s attorney filed a motion on Friday morning seeking to dismiss a lawsuit brought in July by the former U.S. Senate candidate against several people and political action committees related to the final weeks of the Senate campaign. The lawsuit said the …

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Gay Couple Sets Up Scholarship Fund In Name Of Late Lesbian Daughter Of Man Who Protested Roy Moore

You may recall the lone Alabama man protesting at a Roy Moore rally with a sign lamenting the suicide death of his lesbian daughter. The man’s sad vigil led to an appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres show and now, thanks to a wealthy gay couple, a scholarship fund in his daughter’s name. The Birmingham Herald reports: This week, Elliott Mitchell …

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Roy Moore Sues Super PAC For “Defamatory” Ads

Law & Crime reports: Failed Republican Senate candidate and accused sexual predator Roy Moore has filed a defamation lawsuit against a Super PAC that ran ads against him during Alabama’s 2017 special election. According to Moore’s attorney, Melissa Isaak, Highway 31 Super PAC ran defamatory and misleading ads focused on various allegations of sexual impropriety – including the charge that …

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Alabama Candidate: I Have The Endorsement Of Jesus

Hemant Mehta reports at the Friendly Atheist: Sandra Little Brown is in a runoff election tonight in a race for Jefferson County Commissioner in Alabama. And according to her own campaign literature, she has a special endorsement… from Jesus. In a Facebook video sent to AL.com on Monday, Brown stood by the flyer, which was paid for by her campaign. …

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Doug Jones: I’m Open To Approving Trump’s Nominee

CNN reports: Alabama Democratic Sen. Doug Jones said Sunday that he could vote either way on President Donald Trump’s yet-to-be announced nominee to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. “I’m open to voting yes. I’m open to voting no. We don’t know who the nominee is going to be yet,” Jones told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union. …

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ALABAMA: Man Pulls Gun At Immigration Rally After Taunting Protesters With Shouts Of “Womp, Womp”

Politico reports: A man who mimicked the derisive remarks of former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and brandished a handgun at immigration protesters in Alabama over the weekend was charged with menacing and reckless endangerment, AL.com reported Sunday. With a gun tucked into the waistband of his pants, Shane Ryan Sealy shouted “womp womp” and carried a sign that said …

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ALABAMA: Top Roy Moore Backer Arrested On 13 Felony Counts Of Medicare Fraud And Kickbacks [VIDEO]

The Birmingham Herald reports: Alabama State Rep. Ed Henry has been indicted in an ongoing federal pill mill case in Montgomery. The indictment, announced on Thursday by Middle District U.S. Attorney Louis V. Franklin Sr., charges the 47-year-old lawmaker from Hartselle with one count of conspiring to pay kickbacks and to defraud the U.S., one count of conspiring to commit …

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore’s Campaign Manager Loses House Race, Anti-Trump GOP Incumbent Forced Into Runoff

CNN reports: The Alabama congresswoman who un-endorsed Donald Trump in 2016 when the “Access Hollywood” tape went public will face a runoff election, CNN projects. Republican Rep. Martha Roby will face a July runoff to save her seat after failing to top 50% in Tuesday’s primary. Roby will face Bobby Bright — a former Democratic congressman who is now running …

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ALABAMA: Kayla Moore Loses Local GOP Race

The Birmingham Herald reports: Longtime State Republican Executive Committee member Sandra Lasseter fended off a challenge Tuesday from Kayla Moore, who is best known as the wife of Roy Moore, in the race for the committee’s Etowah County, Place 2 seat. Lasseter received 7,275 votes Tuesday, and Moore received 5,939 votes. Kayla Moore vociferously defended her husband in multiple public …

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Emergency Alerts For Season’s First Named Storm

Reuters reports: Gulf Coast residents should “take this storm seriously”, the National Weather Service said early on Sunday, as Subtropical Storm Alberto drove north, threatening heavy rains and winds to the southern coastal states. Florida, Alabama and Mississippi declared states of emergency on Saturday as the storm threatened up to 12 inches of rain over the Memorial Day weekend, as …

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ALABAMA: LGBT Group Rescinds Job Offer For Gay Politician Over Suggestion That Gov Is Secretly Lesbian

The Birmingham Herald reports: State Rep. Patricia Todd has had her employment offer from a Florida LGBTQ nonprofit rescinded for strongly suggesting that Gov. Kay Ivey is gay and deserves to be outed, the organization announced Thursday. Todd, Alabama’s first openly gay state lawmaker, was set to become executive director of the One Orlando Alliance — a group formed in …

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Alabama Gov: Those Lesbian Rumors Are Disgusting Because I’m An Anti-Gay Born Again Christian [VIDEO]

Montgomery’s CBS affiliate reports: Tuesday, District 54 Rep. Patricia Todd tweeted that she had “heard for years” that Ivey was gay. In a sit down interview with CBS 42, Ivey called the speculation untrue. “it’s disgusting because they’re not telling the truth “I don’t have a clue [where this came from] but i do know that it’s a bold faced …

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Longtime Roy Moore Aide Gives Away AR-15 To Promote His US House Campaign: Every Family Should Own One

Longtime Roy Moore aide Rich Hobson is giving away a Smith & Wesson AR-15 to promote his bid for the US House. Because every home should have one. “In the modern debate over our Second Amendment rights, too often, the defenders of that amendment stress rights for hunters and sportsmen,” Hobson said on the website announcing the contest. “But the …

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