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Episode 60–Taking Back the Senate

Alabama Liberal breaks down each senate race taking place this year, and the odds of Democrats taking each one of the 23 Republican-held ones. With more GOP senate scandals unfolding everyday (insider trading, past votes not to fund pandemic response, denying the virus before catching it), this is a good guide to which races you… Read More »

Episode 59–Will the Media Let us Have a Normal POTUS Again?

Since the race for the White House has completely changed since episode 58, Alabama Liberal takes a brief victory lap after correctly predicting Biden would be the nominee. Then AL examines connected issues like Coronavirus panic, the persistent failure of Bernie Sanders, and a news media that doesn’t really want America to have a President… Read More »

Episode 58–Electability vs. Ideology (vs. Ideas)

AL dives into electability, and the strange disdain Democratic primary voters appear to have for the question–whereas they were completely comfortable asking it last year when minority candidates were still in the race. He looks at each individual candidate’s electability and ideology, and notices that most voters seem to think the candidate they like better… Read More »

Episode 57–Knives Out in Alabama! Roy Moore, Sessions, and Trump vs. Doug Jones

After looking at last week’s rowdy “Get Bloomberg” debate, Alabama Liberal looks at one race that has gotten even nastier than the Democratic primary: the Alabama Senate race. He does a deep dive into the first ever Alabama senate race to receive national attention, and why each of the “candidates” (which seems more like a… Read More »

Episode 56–Doomberg, WarRuin, Klobutcher, Russki Goobard, and Sunkers are Ready…to Lose

After examining America’s need to have a “best” in everything from football to movies to dating (“The Bachelor”), AL sees strange parallels between the upset for Best Picture and the Democratic nomination. And then spends real time trying to separate the spoilers from the contenders in a last-ditch hope of keeping Trump from getting reelected… Read More »

Episode 53–Proving Racism (a Private School Nightmare Story)

After taking a few minutes to link Trump’s impeachment demands with white entitlement gone mad, Alabama Liberal delivers the most personal podcast episode yet. By delving deep into a private school nightmare his son and family experienced and how little he could do about it–he proves just how hard it is to make a Civil… Read More »

Special Podcast Reunion Episode: “The Center Must Hold”

In a special reunion episode of “A Year Long Conversation,” we dive deep into Doug Jones upset of Roy Moore, what this means for Alabama (and the South), Trump’s first year in office, Russian meddling, predictions for 2018 and 2020, and the paradox of Trump’s Russia-sponsored nationalism, at a time when fascism is having a moment what… Read More »