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Syrian Refugees: To Welcome or Not To Welcome

More than 60 percent of the nation’s governors now oppose the Obama administration’s plans to relocate thousands of Syrian refugees into their states.

There are currently 31 governors of states located across the country that disagree with allowing these refugees. 491 more words

Refugees relieved Alabama off the table

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MOVYLOS, GREECE — Syrian refugees on Tuesday expressed their relief that the state of Alabama would no longer welcome them, noting that Alabama is a backwoods desolate wasteland that’s only slightly preferable to their war-torn homeland. 394 more words


A Bluer Shade of Red

As a denizen of a red state plopped firmly median in the American South and with, as it turns out, the proper spectrum dichotomy of “left versus right” in terms of the ever more “conservative” Mississippi to our left, and “less-conservative” Georgia to our right; my state of Alabama is not a state much mentioned in the national news for reasons, dear reader, that I could only surmise as sheer boredom akin to sparse selections in a your doctors waiting room. 806 more words

Fighting Words

Why We Must Let the Syrian Refugees In

*Since writing this post, 31 U.S. governors have announced that Syrian Refugees will not be allowed to settle in their states.  

Alabama Governor, Robert Bentley, announced on Sunday night that , after the terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13. 821 more words


Alabama to refuse Syrian refugees, protect them from Alabamians

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley announced the state would refuse Syrian refugees due to safety concerns as of Sunday.

“I’ve seen enough to know how this is going to turn out,” said Bentley. 85 more words


Alabama seeks to avoid lawsuit over 'Motor Voter Act'

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama reached an agreement Friday with the U.S. Department of Justice to avoid a lawsuit over noncompliance with the two-decade-old “motor voter” law designed to make it easier for people to register to vote. 346 more words


If you live in Alabama, please "like this" and forward to Governor Bentley

From the Montgomery Advertiser:

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Robert Bentley said Thursday after a speech at a legal conference that his administration is considering expansion of Alabama’s Medicaid program, but has not made a final decision.

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