Uber Problem Resize

Big Government’s Uber Problem

As Birmingham continues its evolution to become a modern and relevant city, recent ordinances designed to make it difficult for food trucks, Uber, and other innovative businesses to operate are putting that vision in reverse. What is Uber? Uber is simi ...

Ditch the Excuses Resize

One Photo, One Vote: Alabama’s Voter ID Law

The primary elections of June 3, 2014 could bring change for many of Alabama’s elected office holders. It will definitely bring a change in voter identification requirements. In previous elections, voters could simply provide a utility bill or a fishing l ...

Restoring AL Coast Resize

Restoring Alabama’s Gulf Coast

After the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, BP pledged to restore the Gulf Coast region. Four years later, many businesses with valid claims against BP remain in limbo awaiting a decision while tar balls still wash up along the Gulf Coast. While it see ...

Stethoscope Resize

Medicaid Overdose: Bigger is not Better

Much has been made about the continual refusal by Governor Robert Bentley to expand Medicaid. In the push to pass the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), President Obama explained in 2009 that “we can’t simply put more people into a ...

Revolving Door Resize

Legislators Must Close the Revolving Door

In 2013, five of Alabama’s elected officials resigned before their term expired to pursue other employment. Three members of the Alabama House of Representatives took positions that potentially require lobbying of the Legislature. Currently, former state ...

War on Jobs Resize

Obama’s War on Alabama Jobs

Although the Obama Administration claims it has an “all the above” energy strategy, the war on coal makes that claim dubious at best. Coal is an abundant energy source and the White House should be doing everything it can to help the energy industry com ...

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Obamacare Hits Home

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama recently announced that 4% of their 2.1 million statewide members will not be able to keep their insurance plan, due to Obamacare. In the coming weeks, approximately 84,000 Alabamians will receive notice that their ...