Archive for February, 2010

Richard Shelby

Join Steve while he interviews Richard Shelby. Use the player above to view the video.

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February 24, 2010

A good many of you have asked why simple, straightforward, no nonsense, good government legislation fails to pass even though it appears to have universal and overwhelming support and appeal among voters and legislators. Remember the old sayings and adages from the lips of your grandparents and older folks that you felt irrelevant and quaint? […]

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February 17, 2010

As Gov. Bob Riley delivered his last State of the State address to the legislature on January 12th, I sat in the old House of Representatives chamber in the Capitol. It was nostalgic. The House moved out of those chambers in 1984. However, I got to serve in that venue for at least two of […]

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February 10, 2010

Most folks were shocked when Gov. Riley declared that unlike every other state in the country Alabama was not plagued by nor should we worry about the financial crisis facing our state. The governor took two minutes to dismiss the economic woes in a Pollyanna display of optimism basing his budgets on a pie in […]

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February 03, 2010

This week marks a milestone in the young 2010 Governor’s Race. The yearend campaign fundraising disclosure forms are due. Because of mailing delays the reports will begin trickling in this week. I will review them over the week and report my analysis of what the results portend. However, it will not take a rocket scientist […]

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