Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Marketplace of Ideas Suffers From A Major Glitch

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“And though all the winds of doctrine were let loose to play upon the earth, so Truth be in the field, we do injuriously by licensing and prohibiting to misdoubt her strength. Let her and Falsehood grapple; who ever knew Truth put to the worse in a free and open encounter?” – John Milton, Areopagitica…

Former President Barack Obama Tops Most Admired American List

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By Glynn Wilson – Former President Barack Obama tops President Donald Trump as America’s “most admired man” for 2017, the 10th consecutive year Mr. Obama has received the accolade, according to public opinion polls from Gallup. The annual survey done every year save one since 1946 asks people to name their most admired man and…

Trump is Running a Criminal Enterprise Out of the White House

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By Glynn Wilson – It has been clear for some time now that President Donald J. Trump is running a criminal enterprise out of the White House. Finally, a credible source said it out loud on TV. During a segment an MSNBC on Tuesday, Former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean said President Trump is…

Doug Jones Wins Historic Senate Election Over Defiant Judge Roy Moore

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By Glynn Wilson – BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Doug Jones and his supporters in Alabama pulled off a historic election victory Dec. 12 that sent reverberations around the political world in a reprimand to President Donald J. Trump, a repudiation of Roy Moore’s style of racist-religious politics, and a major blow to Steve Bannon of Breitbart…

One More Day: Doug Jones Opens 10 Point Lead Over Roy Moore

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Don’t believe it. Go vote on Tuesday anyway. – By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — A new public opinion survey has Birmingham attorney Doug Jones opening up a 10 point lead over former judge Roy Moore with one day to go before the vote in the special U.S. Senate election on Tuesday, Dec. 12.…

Trump Campaigns for Roy Moore in Pensacola?

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By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. – Five days before a crucial special election for a U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, President Donald J. Trump came to Pensacola, Florida, to try to turn out the vote for accused teen sex predator and former judge Roy Moore in his race with Birmingham attorney Doug Jones. But…

When It Was Done Right: Justice Hugo Black, Religion and Alabama

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By Roger Newman – Exclusive to the New American Journal – “Alabama has a history of great senators,” said the greatest of them all. Not even Lister Hill’s exceptional accomplishments in expanding hospital care, medical research, libraries and education, or John J. Sparkman’s in housing and establishing rocketry in the state, could compare to those…

A Message for Friends in Alabama From Rowland Scherman

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Vote for Doug JonesLetter to the Editor By Rowland Scherman – CAPE COD, Ma. — Somehow, strangely enough, the fate of the entire planet Earth has boiled down to whether the people of the beautiful state of Alabama will vote for a legitimate senate candidate, or a candidate chosen by the most dangerous United States…

A Sunday School Lesson From Hugo Black to Judge Roy Moore

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The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – MOBILE, Ala. — Judge Roy Moore is right about one thing. “The world is watching,” he said the other night in church near here. So now that we have your attention, world, there are a few things that need to be said. Everybody in Alabama is not…

Ten Days to Go: Doug Jones Pulls Ahead of Roy Moore in U.S. Senate Race

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Editor’s Note: New American Journal editor and publisher Glynn Wilson is an expert at analyzing public opinion data having studied survey research at the University of Alabama as an undergrad in the early 1980s and a grad student in the mid-1990s. He has covered public opinion and politics as a specialty for newspapers, wire services…

Roy Moore Tangles With Jimmy Kimmel on Twitter, Late Night TV

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MOBILE, Ala. — Judge Roy Moore is such a “mans man” that he just could not take the joke from a comedian from Jimmy Kimmel’s late night talk show on ABC, who crashed the party in Theodore this week when Moore delivered a political sermon in a Baptist church. The event appears to be a…