Archive for February, 2007

February 28, 2007

Alabama’s move to have our Presidential Primary early next year, in order to give us a voice in the nominating process, may be overshadowed. It was a good idea but it is obviously not novel. A good many states have the same idea and most of them are a lot bigger and more important. California, […]

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February 21, 2007

Last week’s column, which chronicled the prowess of our Senior Senator Richard Shelby and his success at garnering extra federal funds for his pet Alabama projects, evoked numerous comments and inquiries from many of you. Some of you were curious whether Shelby would choose to retire when his term ends in 2010 because he is […]

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February 14, 2007

There has been a lot of Sunday morning quarterbacking among political pundits at to the reasons behind the national Democratic tidal wave that hit Washington in November’s mid-term Congressional elections. The most obvious explanation is the backlash against George Bush’s war in Iraq.

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February 07, 2007

Gov. Bob Riley’s second inauguration went off smoothly. It was truly a family affair. His son Rob Riley, a Birmingham lawyer, swore his father in for his second term. Riley’s wife Patsy looked elegant in a stunning red dress adorned with a matching hat. They were surrounded by their daughters and grandchildren. They are a […]

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