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Oh, be quiet. So, so many voices right now are talking about a Supreme Court vacancy and whether it will be filled by a liberal or a conservative, a secular personality or a religious believer, a Democrat or a Republican, and all of that is beside the point.

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The cable networks, including Fox News, could talk of little else Labor Day weekend but the Atlantic magazine piece by Jeffrey Goldberg alleging President Trump had said Americans who have died in wars are "losers" and "suckers." The comments allegedly were made two years ago during the pres…

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The times are so strange, so confusing, so upside-down that it is easy to miss what counted most at the two national political conventions conducted under coronavirus conditions. Audiences were largely missing, Hamlet-like soliloquies were a new ingredient, show biz was at its political best…

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A week after the Democrats convened under a platform that could best be summarized as “We’re not Donald Trump’s party,” Republicans approved a platform that essentially said, “We’re all-Trump, all the time.”

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President Donald Trump trembles at the thought of required mail-in ballots in every state this election year, and half of everyone else trembles at the thought of President Trump. They say the mail-in ballots will keep people safe from COVID-19, adding that they are super-reliable and that f…

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The violence perpetrated in the streets of cities across America continues because state and local elected officials (all Democrats) refuse to do what is necessary to stop it. These acts no longer fit the definition of protest. Rather, sedition defines them: “incitement of discontent or rebe…

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John Lewis, at the age of 80, has died, and one result is remembrances of his life, his courage, his Christian faith, his sacrifices and his dedication to nonviolence as one of the foremost civil rights leaders of the 20th and 21st centuries. Peace and love resided in his heart, it is said, …

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I read this week about a wife's attempt to put a hit out on her husband, but her attempt apparently did not go as planned.

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President Donald Trump’s decision to commute the prison sentence of his longtime friend and political adviser Roger Stone just days before Stone was to begin a 40-month prison sentence — he and the president say he was falsely accused — reminded me of another man who was as loyal to his pres…

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The Cullman Times on the benefits of reading for children:

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UNA reports revenues and expenses in the 2019-20 fiscal year at $128,207,677. The 2020-21 budget anticipates revenues of $130,086,152 and expe…

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This year’s presidential election may be the first one in U.S. history not decided by the voters and the electoral college. This year’s electi…

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Would someone in the Franklin County Commission explain to me how we can pay County Engineer David Palmer over $150,000 a year, and every day …

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If Uncle Joe Biden was elected president, he would be correct to take the oath of office on the Capital steps. Now campaigning for president, …

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