Maddox over Ivey: Democratic candidate is right choice for Alabama

Scott Shelton Staff Writer Alabama may often be seen as a laughingstock, but its citizens have a chance to change that by voting for Walt Maddox on Nov. 6.  According to U.S. News & World Report, our state is among the bottom 10 states in health care, education, opportunity, and crime and corrections.  In 2017, Philip Alston, an official from the United Nations, investigated poverty in the United States and toured Alabama as part of the project.  According to Alston, the poverty and environmental degradation in rural Alabama is something…

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Republicans need a reality check

Sam Stroud Staff Writer In 2016, the Republican Party was victorious, holding on to both chambers of Congress and winning the White House.  However, in the aftermath of that election cycle, Republicans seem to have delusions about winning elections.  They now believe in the Trump formula: ignoring polls, disregarding red flags and moving farther away from the center. If they don’t remedy their errors soon, they will be in drowning in a blue wave come November.  The biggest fallacy Republicans are making is ignoring the polls.  In 2016, the polls…

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