Archive for March, 2005

March 30, 2005

The legislative session is at the midway point and it has started out as a halfway decent session. There has been some good and some bad. The bad part is that there is still a stalemate between the Governor and Legislature over the resolution as to what to do with the beleaguered General Fund. It […]

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March 23, 2005

My fellow editorialists in the state have had a field day lambasting the Christian Coalition for their most recent transgressions. They have castigated them for extreme hypocrisy.

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March 16, 2005

The current stalemate over the state budgets is good drama. The radio and television ads are interesting and enjoyable. Both sides have created masterful media pieces. It is good entertainment for those of us who follow Alabama politics. However, it is a rerun. This play has been enacted several times in the past. One actor […]

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March 09, 2005

The Watergate scandal of the 1970s led to monumental reforms of America’s election and campaign laws, not only in Washington but in each state capitol. Alabama was no exception to the tidal wave of ethics reform. Our current ethics law was a product of the aftermath of Watergate and our current campaign finance law was […]

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March 02, 2005

Last week’s column on Alabama’s antiquated constitution evoked a good many emails and letters from many of you. There seems to be a lot of interest on this topic. Most of you are in favor of an overhaul. As a result of the interest, I will dwell on this subject for another week.

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