Archive for March, 2012

March 29, 2012

The 2012 Legislative Session is in its seventh week and they are no closer to finding a solution to the daunting financial dilemma facing the General Fund Budget than when the session began on February 7th. There is even some talk that decisions or solution to the nightmare may be delayed to a Special Session […]

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March 22, 2012

I have a cadre of political friends around the state with whom I love to visit and talk politics. We regale stories of old campaigns and reminisce about tidbits of tales of Big Jim Folsom, George Wallace, Howell Heflin and other legendary icons and even embellish them a bit. Recently, we have lamented how politics […]

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March 15, 2012

You know the results of Tuesday’s primary election and I do not because this column had to be published before the voting. However, my prediction is that whichever candidates won in the Republican primary statewide will go on to victory in November. We have become a reliably Republican state from top to bottom. When it […]

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March 08, 2012

We are less than one week away from the primary. That is singular for one primary. We are now a one party state when it comes to statewide politics. The only reason that anyone will ask for a Democratic ballot Tuesday is if they want to vote for a local candidate for judge or county […]

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March 01, 2012

As the 2012 Legislative Session evolves, I am reminded of my days as a legislative page during the early 1960’s. George Wallace was governor and the Capitol Press Corps was remarkable. Television had not yet become the premier medium. Newspapers were still King of the Hill. The capitol reporters who covered Goat Hill were legends. […]

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