Archive for August, 2005

August 31, 2005

With Labor Day approaching it signifies that the long hot summer will soon be coming to an end. It seems that the summers are getting hotter and hotter. I was born and raised in south Alabama so I was accustomed to long hot summers. I remember when there was no air conditioning in houses or […]

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August 25, 2005

The recently completed Special Session of the Legislature saw the swift passage of the General Fund Budget which was a necessity due to the State’s fiscal year beginning on October 1.

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August 17, 2005

A good many studies, policy institutes, and editorialists lament the fact that not many women hold political office, especially statewide office. This has been furthest from the truth in Alabama, especially when it comes to the secondary statewide offices of Treasurer, Auditor, and Secretary of State.

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August 10, 2005

Just like the proverbial argument of which came first the chicken or the egg, there is a perennial political argument that begs the question which is more important, party or personality? My theory is that in Alabama politics it depends on the year.

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August 03, 2005

Our founding fathers settled America to escape the tyrannical and undemocratic rule of England. They were determined to found a new country without the idea of British royalty ruling them and with a say in the affairs of the state. They yearned for an egalitarian state where every person, regardless of their birth status, could […]

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