Author Archives: Alabama Liberal

The Best Father’s Day Movies for…”Complicated” Relationships

Not everybody has Phil Dunphy as a dad, and even though TV rarely shows fathers as warts-and-all (Tony Soprano, Vic Mackey, and Walter White are closer to villains on their respective shows), luckily there’s been enough movies to have your Father’s Day entertainment covered… If your father was a monster you should watch…“Affliction,” Nick Nolte… Read More »

America has the world’s rightwing healthcare system

Alabama Liberal explains the origins of America’s employer-based healthcare system, why it’s a huge conflict of interest, the ridiculous resistance to price caps on pharmaceutical drugs, and lastly the hidden role that doctors play in not changing the system. Ultimately, he tells why “Republican healthcare reform” is a myth because they love the current system.

Ranking and Grading the “Jack Ryan” Movies

While everyone is both disappointed that “No Time to Die” has been pushed back to November but also eagerly awaiting Daniel Craig’s final Bond movie, there’s a quieter milestone for a different spy franchise: believe it or not, its been 30 years (as of March 2nd) since “The Hunt for Red October” was the first… Read More »

Brad Pitt’s Best Performances Ranked

[Virus note: Hey, the quarantine and self-imposed isolation is kicking into its 2nd or 3rd week for some of us. We have to pass the time somehow…I’ve seen people on Twitter start troll fights over which Kool-Aid flavor is best, so this isn’t the worst use of time.] Brad Pitt might’ve won his Oscar for… Read More »

Why Joe Biden Will Succeed Where Hillary Didn’t

I saw a question online that asked “Why is Joe Biden a better candidate to run against Donald Trump than Hillary was in 2016?” My answer was so detailed, I thought “why am I wasting all these words on random people when Alabama Liberal needs fresh content?” So here was my answer…[NOT ranked in order… Read More »