Even though those same Democrats have voted for the border wall and security under Obama, they now refuse to protect America’s security because Trump defeated Hillary in 2016. Trump is wasting his time trying to get them to negotiate.
How transformational could that kind of pride be for the city of Anniston if more elderly and low-income residents could see similar repairs made to their homes?
President Trump's unnecessary partial shutdown of some government operations consciously dismisses its direct impact on federal workers, government contractors, farmers and American families.
Administrators at Anniston City Schools and the city’s Board of Education have every reason to cheer. The Anniston system earned an overall “C” grade from the Alabama Department of Education’s annual report card rankings for the 2017-18 academic year, a one letter-grade improvement from the …
I believe the imminent relocation of The Anniston Star newsroom is an opportunity to make some other changes that might position the newspaper for a bright future.
As long as unfortunate karma or political dysfunction don’t stymie progress, Anniston’s downtown is due a makeover. Consider what’s on tap in the coming years: a new regional federal courthouse, a $40 million downtown investment; more development of the Freedom Riders national monument; plus…
If Trump is trying to destroy America, he is going about it all wrong, but the Democrats are trying hard to tell him how to destroy it.
I lost my job at a local facility in 2014 when that facility’s administration took bigoted action and fired many openly LGBT people on its staff.
Personal relationships have morphed into combat situations that undermine cooperation and loyalties and empowered psychotic behavior, hypersensitivity that can discern sexism and/or racism in every word, gesture, step or breath ...
Since it's Thursday, and the weekend is in sniffing distance, HOT BLAST today is going to avoid politics, President Trump, the government shutdown and the border wall and urge you to read these two stories.
When the Alabama Legislature rammed through a monuments bill last spring, it named it the Alabama Memorial Preservation Act. That name is misleading. Lawmakers should have named it the Alabama Act To Protect Confederate Imagery And Lost Cause Memory, because that’s what it is.
First, I want to thank The Star for the coverage of military veterans over the years. It is about time to renew my subscription to your paper. I am probably one of your longest subscribers.
In May 2017, Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill that clarified and defined moral turpitude. However, Secretary of State John Merrill denies he’s obligated to help former inmates.
I like Ben Little. I really do. In private, when cameras are scarce, when there’s no publicity to claim, he can be gregarious and insightful. But isn’t it now obvious that Little’s cancerous behavior on the Anniston City Council is an incurable ailment?
Monday morning brought January cold to Montgomery, but Gov. Kay Ivey nevertheless stood on the Alabama Capitol steps for her inaugural speech and quoted Psalms, named-dropped Martin Luther King Jr., Lurleen Wallace and Johann Sebastian Bach, brought up the Civil War and mentioned Huntsville …
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., may be the national Democratic Party's leading voice today on social media -- go check out her Instagram page, for instance -- but she's not necessarily a favorite of U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-Birmingham. He may like her OK, but her policies, not so much.
The president wants $5.7 billion for the wall. The Democrats, feeling giddy after winning control of the House in last year’s midterm elections, say forget it and have instead proposed spending $1.3 billion for “border security.”
Today is Inauguration Day in Montgomery for Republican Gov. Kay Ivey, who overwhelmingly defeated Democrat Walt Maddox last November and became only the second woman elected to our state's highest office.
This is what happens when adults err and mask responsibility behind a man-made regulation that leaves room for neither common sense nor fairness.