War on Jobs Resize

AARP’s Enviro-Agenda Assaults Alabama’s Economy

Recently the American Association for Retired People (AARP) sent a petition to the Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC) urging the PSC to reconsider their Report and Order issued regarding the Alabama Power Company rate structure. On the surface, the ...

3 Implications Resize

Republicans Can Regain Trust by Defunding Obamacare

As October 1st and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act otherwise known as Obamacare quickly approach, Republican members of Congress are faced with a tough decision over whether or not to provide funding for the new programs created by the law. ...

Cap and Trade Resize

Cap-and-Trade by Other Means

The Alabama Public Service Commission recently held a public hearing concerning Alabama Power Company rates.  But the hearing was really about an effort initiated by environmental groups determined to impose cap-and-trade type regulations on Alabama ...

A Tribute to Margaret Thatcher Resize

A Tribute to Margaret Thatcher

“All beginnings are hopeful.” That’s what the principal of Somerville College, Oxford said to the students who arrived there in 1944. That statement made a lasting impression on Margaret Roberts, who would become Great Britain’s only female prime ministe ...

Cultural Indications Resize

Why the Accountability Act Matters

In 1963, Alabama Governor George Wallace stood in the doorway of Foster Auditorium to block the “schoolhouse door” in order to prevent black students from enrolling at The University of Alabama. Fifty years later, there are still people trying block “scho ...

Stethoscope Resize

Medicaid That Makes Sense

While Governor Robert Bentley continues to stand firm against the expansion of Medicaid, the proponents of an expansion continue to insist that Alabama grow a program which has proven unmanageable and unaffordable for the state. Gov. Bentley joined 19 ot ...

Revolving Door Resize

The Ranking that Matters

As the 2013 Legislative Session gets under way, Alabama Republican legislators will be dealing with a lot of facts and figures as they try to pass sensible budgets, eliminate wasteful and inefficient spending, and pay back the money being taken from the A ...

Revolving Door Resize

Don’t Look to Washington, Look to the States

In the immediate aftermath of the 2012 elections, many people concluded that the conservative movement was all but lost. But who would have thought that only five weeks after the election, conservatives would be celebrating a landmark victory? Following t ...