Archive for February, 2011

February 25, 2011

One of the most humorous and entertaining political orators we have witnessed in Alabama political lore was our former U.S. Senator Howell Heflin. Judge Heflin, as he was affectionately known throughout the state, was a pure political wit. He had the ability to spin a story or tell a joke with the aplomb of Jay […]

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February 18, 2011

Many times I marvel at the magnitude of brilliance displayed by our founding fathers in their drafting of our Constitution and basic governmental foundations. Their foresight and perceptions were marvelous. It is almost as though they foresaw the travails that would transpire and then crafted intricate provisions for addressing these travesties of past and present […]

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February 10, 2011

The first legislative regular session of the quadrennium is looming. Our new Republican led majority House and Senate will convene on March 1 for the four month 2001 Session. There are a good many GOP freshmen in the group. However, they are no longer greenhorns. They have an organizational and special session under their belts. […]

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February 04, 2011

The overwhelming Republican tidal wave that engulfed the South in November basically washed away every white conservative Democrat in the region. The most conservative Blue Dog Congressional Democrats bit the dust from Texas to Georgia, including Alabama. However, there was one anomaly. In Montgomery a young ardent and earnest Democrat named Joe Hubbard defeated a […]

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