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It’s morning in Alabama. I’m driving. There is green everywhere. Live oaks that are old enough to predate the Stone Age. Tin sheds. Peanut fields with perfect rows that run for miles in straight lines.

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During the Great Depression and coming out of World War II, the Deep South had immense power in Washington. We were fortunate to have a cadre of Southern senators, who were seniority laden and knew how to bring home the bacon. 

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It is raining. It has rained all day. My wife is making chicken soup because soup goes with rainy weather.

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You may have heard that George Washington – under the supervision of his three physicians – was bled in an attempt to alleviate a fever and respiratory distress experienced after riding in snowy weather. His treatment, of which bleeding was just a part, led to his death and “aroused significant controversy.”

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I’m going to address the unvaccinated in a way that a medical professional cannot. All the current crises, except for children not eligible for vaccine, was preventable. I compare those that refuse to get vaccinated to drunk drivers.

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Speeding kills...

My neighborhood, Gateway Estates, has a 25 mph maximum speed limit, yet I have tracked people driving over 59 mph on my street. 

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There is one particular evening that will stand out in Carolyn’s mind forever. The evening when her husband was rounding a curve on a rural highway, with her in the passenger seat, and a disaster happened.

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The last two weeks made clear that Democrats in Washington are in complete disarray. 

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Veterans embody the American spirit by fighting for something greater than themselves. The sacrifices that come with protecting our nation’s freedoms and liberties are not without tremendous cost.

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I was a young man. Four of us guys walked into an average Florida Panhandle Waffle House before sunrise. We did this every morning before heading to a construction jobsite.

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Over the last few weeks, ongoing reports have unveiled scathing accusations surrounding Dr. Anthony Fauci and General Mark Milley.

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The anger coming from people who have chosen to receive the shot against those who have not needs to be redirected to where it belongs – the health departments at all levels, mainly the federal level.

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Thirty-three. There are 33 senses in the human body. All these years we’ve had it wrong, believing there were only five senses.

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Our nation mourns the tragic passing of 13 young souls lost forever after making the ultimate sacrifice in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Morning on an American interstate. A caravan of large bucket trucks travels southward. There must be a hundred of them. Maybe more. These are …

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I shuttered when I saw the article EHS HOSTS COMMUNITY-WIDE PEP RALLY, featuring pictures of high schoolers unmasked and huddled together for photos.

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To no one’s surprise, Democrat elites are shamelessly showcasing their “Rules for thee, but not for me” motto yet again by breaking their own mask mandates.

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Tonight as my mother-in-law lies in her hospice bed, still holding to life, my wife suggested that I share my mother-in-law’s all-time favorite column from several years ago in honor of her life.

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Dear Editor:

I have a grandchild in the Enterprise School System and I am emailing you to thank you for your voice of reason in regards to the protests over mask wearing at the last ECS Board meeting.

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Dear Editor:

I was scheduled to have my painful knee replaced on Aug. 5. Today, Aug. 4, the doctor’s office called and due to COVID patients filling up the hospital the surgery is postponed until further notice. 

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Dear Editor:

There are those rare times when the written word expresses so clearly the character and integrity of the writer that I am left with renewed hope for this world.

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A retired professor sent me a letter. He told me that some of my stories were “too plain,” and “needed more work.” 

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Last week I sat back in my chair and debated over whether or not to make some popcorn for the show I knew was about to begin at the Enterprise Board of Education July meeting. I just knew it was going to be entertaining. How wrong was I. It quickly turned into a horror show.

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For over a year I have been touting the fact that the 2022 election year in the Heart of Dixie was going to be the busiest and most monumental in history.

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When our “Border Czar” made a pit stop at a border facility last month, she comically claimed the Biden administration has made “progress” in securing our southern border. Let’s check in on these so-called improvements.

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One of our main beliefs in Enterprise City Schools is to create a safe, clean, and intellectually stimulating environment for all of our students. We hope to create that experience again this school year.

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I think masks should not be worn in school or optional. I have several reasons for this, but my first one is it diminishes my ability to express myself using facial expressions or talking. 

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Kay Ivey is doing a good job as governor. She is a strong and decisive leader who has done more than steady the ship of state. She is getting things done. She is making her mark as a good governor.