Archive for July, 2005

July 27, 2005

The 2006 campaign season officially began on June 6th with the opening of fundraising, but the players have been slow to pull the trigger or at least show their hands. However, the two Democratic frontrunners for Governor, Lucy Baxley and Don Siegelman, have not been shy or reluctant. Siegelman filed papers the first day and […]

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July 20, 2005

The recent revelations of misconduct by Alabama’s Christian Coalition have brought indignation against and a lack of respect and credibility to the group. The audacious hypocrisy exhibited by saying you are a Christian group and making your hallmark issue opposition to gambling while at the same time taking illicit gambling money seems atrocious. However, in […]

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July 13, 2005

The much anticipated and necessary Special Legislative Session will commence shortly. A Special Session is imminent because the new budget year begins October 1 and the General Fund Budget has to be in place before that date or state government will shut down.

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July 06, 2005

Even though 2005 is not an election year it does not mean that politics is not alive and well in Alabama. The political pot is boiling under the surface. It will explode into full combat later this year with the Governor’s race looming on the horizon for 2006. The fundraising, jockeying, and skirmishing is under […]

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