Archive for November, 2008

November 26, 2008

A good many of you were intrigued by last week’s column on Jim Martin, the father of the modern Republican Party in Alabama, especially young readers who were not around in 1962 when Martin made his famous race for the U.S. Senate against Lister Hill. As mentioned last week, the entire South was Democratic, more […]

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November 19, 2008

The year was 1962. John Kennedy was President. Camelot was in full bloom. Forgotten was the fact that Kennedy’s father Joseph, who had vowed to buy the Presidency for his son, had in fact done just that. In collusion with Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, they had shifted just enough votes in Chicago wards to tilt […]

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November 12, 2008

Now that the dust has settled on the 2008 Election, let’s analyze the results. Barack Obama’s victory is being heralded as the awakening of the new America. The fact that an African American can be elected President of the United States is groundbreaking and historic. It shows that America has moved remarkably forward on the […]

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November 05, 2008

You have the luxury of knowing the outcome of the Presidential Election as you read this column. However, I am at a disadvantage in that I had to go to print prior to Tuesday’s election. By any measure it has been a historical and watershed election. There was no incumbent president or vice president on […]

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