The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Alabama … LOST?

After last night’s heartbreaking loss at Texas A&M, I texted my sons, “Y’all boys have been spoiled by Saban.” Over the past 13 seasons, dating back to 2008, Alabama has lost only 17 games, while recording two undefeated seasons (2009 and 2020) and winning six national championships. Under Saban, the Crimson Tide has won so […]

Who Is This ‘David Hookstead’ Person, and Why Does He Hate Success?

This afternoon, the University of Alabama begins its football season against Miami in Atlanta at the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, and Friday night it just happened that I saw a Daily Caller headline: AL.com Releases Chilling Alabama Hype Video So I clicked and watched the video:   Awesome video, but I also read this in the […]

Can I Get a ‘Roll Tide,’ Please?

It’s only their 18th National Championship: Alabama defeated Ohio State, 52-24, for its third national championship in the College Football Playoff era. In a season significantly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, the Crimson Tide were able to come away with the first championship of 2021 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla and finish […]

‘Adult Entertainment’

  Say hello to Laura Wambles of Dothan, Alabama, a/k/a “Aubrey Gold.” Two weeks after her 18th birthday, Ms. Wambles began performing in what are euphemistically called “adult entertainment” videos. She was quite busy in the field of “adult entertainment” for a couple of years: Wambles’ Internet Adult Film Database page lists 65 credits. Wambles’ […]

Seven Killed in ‘Cold-Blooded’ Murder

  Valhermoso Springs is an Alabama town in Morgan County about 20 miles south of Hunstsville. Last week, this quiet rural community was the scene of a horrific murder in which seven people were shot to death: Seven people were killed in a mass shooting at a residence in Morgan County late Thursday. The shooting […]

Aniah Blanchard Murder Suspect Blames His Victim: Teenager ‘Went for the Gun’

  This should make everyone extremely angry: Alabama college student Aniah Blanchard apparently fought back against accused killer Ibraheem Yazeed, according to court records made public Wednesday. Capital murder charges against Yazeed were announced last week and in an affidavit supporting those charges, an investigator said Yazeed told an acquaintance he shot Blanchard and she […]

Murder Charge Expected; Authorities Confirm Aniah Blanchard’s Remains

Ibraheem Yazeed, 29 (left) is suspected of murdering Aniah Blanchard, 19 (right). She disappeared Oct. 23: Authorities have positively identified the remains found in rural Macon County as those of Aniah Blanchard. “It is with heavy hearts that we announce that the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences has positively identified the remains as those of […]

Authorities: Remains of Aniah Blanchard Found; Two More Suspects Charged

Aniah Blanchard (front center) with her family. We reported earlier this month on the disappearance of Aniah Blanchard, a 19-year-old college student who was reportedly abducted in Auburn, Alabama, on Oct. 23. Blanchard is the step-daughter of UFC fighter Walt Harris, and on Nov. 7, police arrested suspect Ibraheem Yazeed, 29, who had fled to […]

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