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Congressman Bradley Byrne Faces a Packed Town Hall in Mobile

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By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — Republican Congressman Bradley Byrne faced a packed town hall of opposition protesters and constituent supporters Monday night, answering questions about veterans health care, the environment and controversial decisions, statements and actions by the new President, Donald J. Trump. About 250 people made it into the private auditorim on…

Oregon Occupiers Set to Face Federal Conspiracy Charges

By Glynn Wilson – PORTLAND, Ore. – Nine additional individuals have been charged by federal indictment and seven were arrested Friday in connection with the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Burns, Oregon. The defendants are scheduled to make appearances in federal court in six states over the next couple of days, according…

American Public Support for ‘Tea Party’ Drops to New Low

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By Jim Norman and Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans’ support for the so-called “tea party” has dropped to its lowest level since the movement emerged on the national political scene prior to the 2010 midterm elections, according to the latest Gallup poll on the subject. Only 17 percent of Americans now say they…

Ted Cruz for President?

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Eschew Obfuscation – By Michael Douglass – Rafael Edward Cruz is running for president. Boy howdy. By all accounts Ted Cruz is bright and formidable. He’s a powerful speaker. His academic accomplishments are impressive. His career trajectory just prior to politics is downright imposing. There’s a certain charisma in a Bob Dole meets Pee Wee…

Distrust In God We Trust

By David Underhill – MOBILE, Ala – From the agenda for the Mobile County Commission meeting on June 19, 2014: resolution authorizing the public display of the national motto “In God We Trust” in Government Plaza A campaign is underway to mount the words In God We Trust prominently on city halls and other public…