Episode 81–The Culture Wars: “Cancel,” Campus, CoVid, Police, and More

In a wide-ranging episode about the various culture wars, Alabama Liberal investigates if “Cancel” culture is even real, campus culture is really out of control, police culture is the real problem, and the vast differences in how different cultures are tackling CoVid. By looking at factors that supposedly created Trump (backlash to political correctness), he… Read More »

Truths that Republicans Must Accept to Become Happy

—That they are not under attack. The country has just shifted from their values and quietly moved on without them. But being (willingly) left behind is not the same thing as being attacked. —That they (primarily white people) are not just as threatened as minorities. And also… —That they are under no real threat from minorities. —That Trump’s support… Read More »

Who is the Closest to Being the Real Life Lex Luthor?

While there’s a lot of good candidates (the Koch Brothers, for example), I think the three top choices are…Trump, Jeff Bezos, and Vladimir Putin. Trump…He’s the most obvious and top candidate. A lot of people like Lex Luthor and can’t see how evil he is no matter how many times Superman catches him doing something… Read More »

Raising the Minimum Wage (Obviously) Helps the Economy

The dynamic around raising the minimum wage has been “it’s the right thing to do for people” vs. “it’s the wrong thing to do for the economy” since forever, but it’s actually the right thing for both. Businesspeople only look at raising the minimum wage as “but I have to pay 25% more in labor… Read More »

Bubba Takes Trump’s Loss Hard

Not even Bubba’s beloved Crimson Tide winning another National Championship (suck it Yale!) can lift his spirits in a world where Trump has left office (allegedly!) and one of the women from “Black Panther” has become Vice President. In Biden’s socialist dystopia, he’s in a bonafide funk

Episode 80–What’s the Future of the Republican Party?

In a wide-ranging episode, Alabama Liberal moves through topics from Alabama football to abuse at minimum wage jobs, and asks (and answers) some questions like “Why did Trump want to stay POTUS anyway?” “Will he live much longer?” “Will his base turn on him?” “What direction will the Republicans take now?” And even his predictions… Read More »

Three Things That Can Help Unity and Healing This Nation

The themes of Biden’s inauguration were (essentially) compassion, competency, and healing the very real divisions that Trump spent four years exacerbating. But can real unity be achieved? It never has been before (infighting has been around since the days of Adams and Jefferson or the fatal duel of Hamilton and Burr), but things could certainly… Read More »

Of Course, MLK Jr. Would Be a Democrat Today

It was quite strange to see all of the “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wouldn’t support today’s Democratic Party” tweets and postings on MLK Day, especially since it was only a few days before the Inauguration of Joe Biden and a couple of weeks after Neo-confederates received clear Republican backing to try to decapitate congress.… Read More »