U.S. Senate Special Election to be held this year

  Governor Kay Ivey has changed the date of the special election for the U.S. Senate to December 12, 2017. With the cloud, still around former Governor Bentley’s appointment of Strange to the Senate and the Trump Russia scandal growing every day, there has never been a better time for Democrats to win in Alabama. Read more about U.S. Senate Special Election to be held this year[…]

It’s not the news that’s fake

When rumors arose about Trump campaign communications with senior Russian officials, Trump said it was fake news, but the intelligence community has confirmed through phone records and intercepts that the conversations did, in fact, take place. When reports surfaced claiming that General Flynn called a Russian Ambassador and urged the Kremlin not to overreact when Obama Read more about It’s not the news that’s fake[…]

For once, Governor Bentley should do what is right for the people of Alabama (Petition)

On February 14, Governor Robert Bentley signed a proclamation, which called for the special election to Alabama’s vacant U.S. Senate seat to be held on November 6, 2018. According to state law, if the election is more than four months away, then the governor is to call a special election “forthwith.” The Legal Information Institute Read more about For once, Governor Bentley should do what is right for the people of Alabama (Petition)[…]

10 Reasons to Vote Ron Crumpton for U.S. Senate

We are living in a state where more than a third of all jobs are considered low wage jobs, 45% of single parent families are living in poverty and 390,000 children are receiving food stamps, but he does not sponsor any legislation aimed at addressing poverty or improving education. Instead, he seeks to make the Read more about 10 Reasons to Vote Ron Crumpton for U.S. Senate[…]

11-Point Plan for Social Justice – The pressing need to change mandatory minimum sentences

One of the biggest social injustices the American government has ever perpetrated against its own people is the passage of laws that impose mandatory minimum sentences. The American judicial system is based on the belief that everyone is entitled to a fair trial and if found guilty, a just sentence. But how fair can the Read more about 11-Point Plan for Social Justice – The pressing need to change mandatory minimum sentences[…]

11-Point Plan for Social Justice – Ending private prisons, court collection and probation services

All Americans enjoy certain rights under the constitution even when they have been accused of a crime, but these rights are being violated by a system that puts money over justice. This will be a reoccurring theme through the next few points in this series. I am not against capitalism, but when we put capitalism Read more about 11-Point Plan for Social Justice – Ending private prisons, court collection and probation services[…]

11-Point Plan for Social Justice – Health Care (Updated)

In 2010, congress passed historic legislation that made it illegal to deny insurance to those with pre-existing conditions, allowed young people to stay on their parent’s insurance until age 26, and provide financial assistance to those who could not previously afford health insurance. With passage of the Affordable Care Act, there are more than 16 Read more about 11-Point Plan for Social Justice – Health Care (Updated)[…]

11-Point Plan for Social Justice – Fighting Poverty

Poverty is a plague on our nation that is caused, in part, by a system that encourages companies to cut costs by cutting wages, and hiring more part-time employees to avoid paying benefits. This causes an accumulation of wealth at one end of the spectrum and makes poverty unavoidable on the other. This is compounded Read more about 11-Point Plan for Social Justice – Fighting Poverty[…]