Archive for March, 2006

March 29, 2006

The water war between Alabama, Georgia, and Florida continues to rage after more than a decade. It appeared that a settlement had been reached two years ago and the papers were prepared for signing, but last minute negotiations failed and there has been no more progress made for an amicable peace treaty. The State of […]

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March 22, 2006

In years of yore in past Governor’s races we would have colorful run for the fun of it candidates, the most notably being the legendary Shorty Price. Shorty’s antics could fill a book of its own. We have been short of these fun candidates in the past few decades. However, this year we will have […]

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March 15, 2006

This year’s Legislative Session is heading into the final month. The first two months have disappeared without much action or progress. This is generally the case, especially in election years where most of the time is spent posturing and procrastinating.

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March 08, 2006

As the campaign season approaches much will be written and said about the Governor’s race. However, there will be a lot of other good races. There will be some very high profile and important State Senate races around the state. These are considered local races but they have statewide implications. Therefore, special interests will be […]

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March 01, 2006

There is a popular longstanding political saying that is repeated often in Montgomery during each Legislative session that “nobody’s life, liberty, or property is safe when the Alabama Legislature is in session.” During my 16 years in the Legislature I somewhat took offense by the adage, although in my heart I knew it reflected some […]

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