Author: Jeff Poor

The voter ID fallacy

WASHINGTON — Last week, some 20,000 people gathered on the National Mall to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 speech at the march on Washington. It wasn’t a tribute devoid of any political...

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The Alabama GOP’s gay problem

Alabama Republican Party chairman Bill Armistead has a message for card-carrying members of the party: If you support gay marriage, stay in the closet.

Last week, Alabama Republican Party committee members Don Wallace of Tuscaloosa and Bonnie Sachs of Double Springs sponsored a proposed amendment to the bylaws of the Alabama GOP that would remove any member who publicly supports a position that doesn’t matchup with the party’s most recent platform adopted at the Republican National Convention in Tampa last year from its steering committee.

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