Alabama

AL Candidate Shoots Obamacare, Says "Let's Do Some Real Damage"
Will Brooke is running for Congress in Alabama, and thought it would be just great to shoot up a copy of the Affordable Care Act, because it hasn't been damaged enough. Read more...
Journalists Leave Roger Shuler To Rot In Alabama Jail
Is freedom of the press only for the journalists in their own circles? Why no outcry about Roger Shuler's endless incarceration? Read more...
How John Birch Society Paranoia Killed An Alabama County's Growth Plan
Claiming fears of black helicopters and Agenda 21, the John Birch Society, Americans for Prosperity and other radical groups killed a reasonable growth plan. Read more...
Alabama's Anti-cloning Bill Would Allow Hospitals To Turn Away Women Having Miscarriage
Civil rights experts have warned that a bill approved by the Alabama state House last week would allow hospitals to turn away pregnant women who were experiencing a miscarriage. Read more...
Alabama's Corrupt Politics Strand Blogger In Jail -- Indefinitely
Judicial corruption abounds in Alabama, and Roger Shuler is living testimony to that. Read more...

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Melissa Harris-Perry talks about an Alabama rape case where a convicted rapist was not sentenced prison time. Read more...
Maher Lets Supreme Court And Justice Roberts Have It For Gutting Voting Rights
Real Time's Bill Maher let our Supreme Court and Chief Justice John Roberts have it for gutting the Voting Rights Act and allowing our elections to be sold to the highest bidder during his New Rules segment at the close of his show this Friday. Read more...
The train was composed of 90 train cars, 12 of the cars derailed and 3 exploded. Read more...
Blogging About Republican Officials Is A Crime In Alabama
Why did Alabama jail a local blogger? He wrote about the wrong people. Read more...
It took a while for the Alabama public to understand that their state is being transformed into a tar sands Mecca. Proposals for rail and pipeline transport and tar sands storage facilities were first presented in 2010, and by 2012, most were rubber stamped with no public input. Read more...