Archive for May, 2005

May 18, 2005

In the expected face-off battle between Bob Riley and Roy Moore in the 2006 Republican Primary for Governor, Riley won the opening salvo with the selection of Twinkle Andress as the new chairman of the State Republican Party. Twinkle has made history as the first female to serve as chair of a major political party […]

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May 11, 2005

Many of you seemed to enjoy my story about Miss Mittie last week and her legendary prowess as the oracle of Goat Hill. She was such a peculiar looking sight in her floor length black dress and hat, always knitting and never looking up. It was like she had eyes in the top of her […]

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May 04, 2005

As a youngster I spent my summers working as a Page in the State Legislature. It was an invaluable learning experience and a glimpse into the world of politics, but it was a lot simpler time. When I observe today’s Legislature the most striking difference is computerization. In the 1960s the telephone was our most […]

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