Archive for December, 2006

December 27, 2006

As the year 2006 comes to a close let’s reminisce about what happened politically in our state. This being an election year the races for Governor and other statewide contests were the big story. However, the election was almost preempted by the Don Siegelman corruption conviction. Siegelman’s trial lasted for months and dominated the news […]

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December 20, 2006

When the votes were counted on November 7th the results revealed very few surprises. Bob Riley was reelected Governor. Eight out of nine members of the Supreme Court are Republicans. The GOP also claimed five of the seven constitutional offices including Governor. Five of our seven members of Congress are Republican and both of our […]

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December 13, 2006

Last week’s column expounded on the looming 2008 Presidential Race. It is obvious that the apparent GOP frontrunner is Sen. John McCain from Arizona who is considered a moderate by republican standards. However, McCain has veered more to the right over the past year positioning himself for the republican primaries. It reminds me of a […]

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December 06, 2006

Now that our Alabama gubernatorial race has concluded the jockeying will begin for the next governor’s race in 2010 four years from now. In the same vein the 2008 Presidential Race has been going on for two years. It began the day George W. Bush was elected to his second and final term. The lack […]

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