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More Salacious Allegations Surface Against Pious Roy Moore

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VIDEO ADDED: By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — Another woman from Alabama has come forward with a story saying she was sexually attacked and almost raped as a teenager by U.S. Senate candidate and former Ten Commandments judge Roy Moore. Beverly Young Nelson, from Anniston, appeared at a press conference with attorney Gloria Allred…

The State of Objective Journalism and Democracy in Trump’s America

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By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Since the early days of science and later objective journalism, we have known that reaching breakthroughs in knowledge is gained over time in fits and starts. A scientist, or a journalist for that matter, practicing the American invention of objective journalism, becomes immersed in the literature of a…

Gallup Poll: Trump’s Unpopularity Drives Public Favorability to Democrats

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By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — The shrinking popularity of President Donald Trump and the public pronouncements and policies of his administration are creating a boost for Democrats that could play out to their advantage going into the 2018 mid-term election cycle. A Gallup poll just released shows a significant increase in the American…

National Media Scrambles to Understand Alabama Politics

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By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — With less than a week to go before a special election runoff in an national Senate race that could be a harbinger of the future for Alabama and the country, feisty former Judge Roy Moore is still holding off the big money and leading Senator Luther Strange by…

Privatizing National Parks Puts America’s Best Idea At Risk

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By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nothing is more American than the iconic National Park Ranger hat. The idea of protecting nature and providing public access to natural beauty began in the United States and has spread across the world, but now it’s at risk. While the National Park Service and the U.S. Forest…

Alabama Democrat Doug Jones Has A Chance to Be the Next U.S. Senator

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By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. – Democrats in bars and coffee shops around the nation’s capital and across Alabama are asking each other an implausible question: Is 2017 the year a Democrat might get elected to the U.S. Senate from the conservative state? The 63-year-old former federal prosecutor Doug Jones, who jailed a couple…

Joe Biden Endorses Doug Jones in Alabama Senate Campaign

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By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former Vice President Joe Biden has endorsed former U.S. Attorney Doug Jones of Birmingham in his bid to replace Jeff Sessions in the United States Senate. Former Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange now occupies the seat held by Sessions for 20 years. Strange was appointed by disgraced former…

Republicans Fail to Repeal Obamacare: Where Do We Go From Here

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By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Millions of Americans desperately clinging to some form of health care coverage can breath a sigh of relief Friday morning as the anti-government Republicans in charge of the United States Senate, at the behest of an unhinged president, failed to put together enough votes to abolish the Affordable…