Archive for January, 2005

January 26, 2005

While the Presidential race raged last year the Alabama political pot was boiling and getting ready to stew in 2006. The ’06 campaigns are on the horizon and the early jockeying has begun.

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January 19, 2005

Alabama’s most masterful politician, George Wallace, would confide in some of his closest cronies sage bits of his political genius. Joe Azbell was a close follower of Wallace and related a theory that Wallace lived by in politics. The theory being that once you get an enemy or hated person or entity, you run against […]

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January 12, 2005

The defeat of Amendment 2 on last year’s ballot was a victory for Roy Moore over Bob Riley. Riley adamantly urged approval of the amendment that he proposed and put on the ballot. Riley declared that the amendment was simply a constitutional overhaul to take provisions supporting segregated schools and the poll tax out of […]

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January 05, 2005

As the New Year begins a few additional observations from last year as a follow-up to last week’s year-end review. The most significant political event was the indictment and escape from conviction by former Governor Don Siegelman. The final script may not yet be written on Siegelman’s problems. A grand jury is still out in […]

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