When I heard that Tommy Gallion’s book was selling well on Amazon I was not surprised. In early June of this year, the Montgomery lawyer released his book titled Shadow Government Southern Style. I notified all of you at that time with my column, “Gallion knocks it out of the park.” A couple…

Years ago, a friend asked me a question that has helped me focus on an aspect of my purpose in life. He said, “John Ed, who are you influencing to do what you’ve been doing when you are no longer here to do it?”

There’s a secret about football that no one around here says out loud very much. It doesn’t matter. Like, not even a little bit. Oh, sure, it makes money for people and we enjoy watching it and yada, yada, yada. But in the grand scheme of life and health and making a difference in the world,…

The presidential race is onward. It will be incumbent Republican Donald Trump vs. former Vice President and 36-year veteran Democrat, Delaware U.S. Senator Joe Biden in the November 3rd General Election.

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There were lots of dignitaries and politicians in Selma over the weekend paying their final respects to Alabama native, civil rights icon and Georgia Congressman John Lewis, who passed away last week from pancreatic cancer after a remarkable career that included representing Georgia’s 5th Co…

Alabama Republicans on Tuesday selected as their nominee to the U.S. Senate a man who during more than a year of campaigning — much of it coming during a global pandemic, national recession and unprecedented civil unrest — never once discussed in depth his plans for doing much of anything ab…

It’s so important for every person to return the Census information so that they are counted. Your name counts! It’s important for you, our state, and our nation.

The field is set for the November General Election and more than likely the races were decided on July 14. We had some good races including the race for our junior U.S. Senate seat as well as two open Congressional seats.

Gov Kay Ivey recently said at a press conference, with regard to her public safety mandate that individuals will be required to wear masks in public until July 31, that she wishes she did not have to order this. She said that she would prefer people exercise personal responsibility. Gov Ivey…

Are you aware of the important place that the Bible played in the early history of our nation? What influence does the Bible have today in governing our personal lives and governmental practices?

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Be afraid, white people. The Blacks and Hispanics are coming for you. Coming for your children. Coming for your wives. And now, the police are being prevented from protecting you. They’re going to take your statues. They’re going to take your jobs. They’re going to take your rights.

The much-anticipated battle between former U.S. Senator and U.S. Attorney General, Jeff Sessions and former Auburn football coach, Tommy Tuberville to capture the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate was the marquee event on Tuesday. Unfortunately, my column for this week had to go to press pr…

As time draws near to the beginning of a new school year, one question lingers in the minds of many. Will we play football this fall?

When I truly listen, learn, lean, and love – I then lift people. People of all educational backgrounds, social standings, races, nationalities, denominations – we all need to lift each other.

What if I told you that Sen. Richard Shelby, outraged by the stories of laid off Alabama workers forced to camp out overnight to get unemployment compensation, was pushing his fellow senators to pump more money into states to rectify the situation?

Believe or not, coronavirus notwithstanding, we have three important GOP runoffs next Tuesday. You will go back to the polls to elect two Congressmen and a United States Senator. That is assuming that you go vote and are not afraid of germs.

Several weeks ago, unsubstantiated social media rumors of possible protests in several of Montgomery’s “nicer” neighborhoods were the cause of panic for some. My phone rang non-stop with concern. I heard voices filled with anger and fear. A lot of “us” and “them.” Some fled to their farms an…

American history, contrary to recent revisionists, is not just about what white people have done to people of color. Certainly much of American history is about that, when we consider the long history of slavery and segregation, lynching and denial of voting rights, and those ugly parts of A…

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My first two steps are to listen and to learn. These lead me to lean on God and love all people.