An open letter to Alabama’s Christian Community: “You are being played”

November 28, 2017

By Tom Ertl

Dear Alabama Christians,

In my 50 years of following national political races I don’t know if I’ve ever seen one as strange as the current U.S. Senate race in your state.

First, we had the national Republican Party in the September Senate run-off working against the state’s more popular candidate Judge Roy Moore in favor of their establishment candidate, and former D.C. lobbyist, Luther Strange. The D.C. Republicans flooded Strange with money only to see him lose by a significant 9-point margin.

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Alabama Remembers Jeremiah Denton

April 1, 2014

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

On Friday, March 28th, former Alabama Senator Jeremiah Denton (R) passed away.

Senator Denton was also a U.S. Navy Admiral and aviator who was shot down over North Vietnam in 1965 during the Vietnam War.  Sen. Denton endured years of mistreatment as a Prisoner Of War (P.O.W.).  During a North Vietnamese televised news conference staged to assure the world that North Vietnam was taking good care of American P.O.W.s, Denton blinked his eyes to spell out t-o-r-t-u-r-e by Morse Code to the world.  Denton was elected to the U.S. Senate from Alabama in the 1980 election that also saw Ronald Reagan elected President.
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