Archive for June, 2005

June 29, 2005

Many of you have asked the question of why, when Alabama is considered such a Republican state when it comes to Presidential politics, is the Alabama Legislature so predominately Democratic. It is quite an anomaly.

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June 22, 2005

Tip O’Neal, the famous old Irish political pol who represented Boston for three decades in Congress and rose to become Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives never forgot where he was from and who sent him to Congress. He believed in taking care of the home folks. His most famous saying was “all politics […]

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June 15, 2005

As mentioned last week, the race for 2006 campaign dollars begins this month. It is my belief that Political Action Committees, which are the largest contributors to state races, will concentrate their resources toward Legislative and Senate races. They will not ignore the Governor and Lt. Governor races, but the large amount of funds spent […]

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June 08, 2005

The bell has rung to begin fundraising for next year’s 2006 Election. Alabama’s law allows candidates to begin raising campaign money one year prior to the party primaries, which will be June 6, 2006.

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June 01, 2005

The just completed Regular Session of the Legislature frankly was a failure. The only thing the Constitution requires the Legislature to do is pass the budget. They were in session three and a half months and failed to pass the General Fund Budget. The Senate, which is where the blame rests, never even took up […]

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