Donald Trump's rise to the throne of the Republican Party during this election cycle has not only fragmented the GOP, it's also divided media members on the right.
Legal hunting and fishing are big deals in Alabama, right? Well, right. But get this: state officials are concerned about the decline in hunting and are trying to re-introduce it to the state's outdoors-inclined residents.
The first presidential debate of the 2016 campaign is Monday night on CNN. To say the stakes are high -- and the interest is keen -- is a terrific understatement.
A hypothetical question: If Hollywood made a movie about the 2010 BP oil spill just off the Alabama coastline, would you go see it?
The 2016 election is less than two months away and world events -- read: outbreaks of terrorism or suspected terrorism in the United States -- are dominating today's news. Will they, in turn, affect the presidential election?
"The conventional wisdom is that the economic losses suffered by working-class people throughout the developed world explain the rise of this new right. Hundreds of thousands of jobs are estimated to have been lost due to free trade pacts in recent decades, with industries like manufacturing…
Each year, or at least it seems that way, trustee boards of Alabama's colleges and universities pass on the rising costs of higher education through tuition increases. Hikes at most of Alabama's campuses have been hefty during the last decade.
Today, at least, Hillary Clinton's case of pneumonia is story No. 1 in the American presidential campaign. Whether it should be is a matter of contention that likely breaks cleanly among party lines.
The Republican Party's iron-grip hold on Alabama politics is no secret, either here at home or around the country. But the state's style of one-party politics remains tough for outsiders -- even outsiders from the South -- to fully understand our state's thinking on Election Day.
If the violent crime rate in the United States is nearly half of what it was 25 years ago, why is Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump having success as a "law and order" politician?
Question: Would you have watched a TV drama -- think Dallas from the 1980s, except there were no stars and terrible acting -- that was based on Donald Trump's life?
Of all the various trends in today's religion, the growing number of "nones" in the United States may be the most pressing. That's not news. But the Pew Research Center's latest data get at the heart of America's "nones" and why they are what they are. It's a look at this group of Americans …
It's Election Day morning here at Hot Blast central and we won't know any results until tonight, so let's kill some time and discuss what's really important -- football-stadium food!