Archive for January, 2011

January 27, 2011

When I am an old man and reminisce stories of years gone by with any young folks who will listen to stories that old men generally tell over and over again, I will love to tell them that I lived during an era when the two greatest Alabamians of their professions lived. A hundred years […]

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January 20, 2011

Those of us who are over 50 years old have witnessed and been a part of one of the most profound and dramatic changes in American political history. The total transformation of the South from an all Democratic region to an all Republican enclave is remarkable to say the least. Fifty years ago we were […]

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January 14, 2011

Last week we discussed the organization of the Alabama State Senate. As a result of the Republican tidal wave that engulfed Alabama in November, the Alabama House of Representatives, like the Senate, will also have a Republican majority for the first time since Reconstruction ended 136 years ago. The Alabama Legislature was the last bastion […]

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January 07, 2011

When the Alabama State Senate meets in organizational session next week it will be the first time since Reconstruction Rule ended 136 years ago that the Republicans will be in the majority. The November general election was a landmark watershed revival transformation. It was like an old timey foot washing conversion experience. It was a […]

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