Tag Archives: Roy Moore

Social Liberalism Creates Jobs (Like Doug Jones)

AL explains how choosing Doug Jones over Roy Moore has already created jobs for Alabama, and how North Carolina’s homophobic laws have cost them jobs. Plus, how bigotry now scares away business and makes it harder for red-state based companies to recruit top talent…

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 »

Democrats Think Franken Resigning Will Pressure GOP, Because Democrats are Stupid

Don’t get me wrong, Democrats have been my party for my entire life and probably will continue to be so unless something drastic changes in the GOP’s regard to income inequality, abortion, healthcare, always taking the side of the powerful, corporate donations, and especially environmental issues. Still, asking Democrats to plan and execute a successful… Read More »

Is Roy Moore’s Win a Good Thing for Democrats?

Many loyal readers have been wondering why I’ve been oddly silent on Alabama’s special-election senate race, only commenting occasionally back when Mo Brooks was still in the race, and before it was officially a two-man race earning the hilariously appropriate moniker “Moore/Strange.” To be sure, both men suck—a corrupt Attorney General quid-pro-quo’d into a senate… Read More »

How Does Bentley’s Fall Change Things for Alabama’s 2018 Governor’s Race?

I’m really of two minds about disgraced Alabama Governor and amateur phone sex participant Robert Bentley’s resignation this week. On the one hand, he was a truly terrible Governor and by most accounts not a very nice person, the kind-of hypocrite that would talk about being a Christian as he’s denying Obama’s aid to the unemployed.… Read More »