Archive for November, 2013

November 28, 2013

The political spotlight has been focused on Mobile for most of this year.  They had a historical and sensational mayor’s race that ended in early fall.   It resulted in a new mayor, Sandy Stimpson. Incumbent mayor Sam Jones lost to Stimpson after eight years in office. Although mayors do not run under partisan labels, it […]

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November 21, 2013

By all accounts Alabama is a very religious and pro-family state. We are considered the Heart of the Bible Belt. However, Alabama flourished as a divorce mill for about 25 years from 1945-1970. Yes folks, good old conservative Alabama was known as the haven for quickie divorces. Famous people flocked here to get unhitched. This […]

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November 14, 2013

In recent years, there has been significant emphasis on warning people about the dangers of texting and driving and rightfully so. The number of accidents caused by texting is alarming.  However, the primary culprit for accidents among young people is still due to underage drinking. Surveys reveal that 40 percent of Alabama students in grades […]

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November 07, 2013

Alabama is without a doubt one of the most heavily laden military employee states in the union. In fact, if you took the federal military employment and automobile manufacturing employment out of Alabama we would be decimated. When the federal furloughs occurred recently it had a profound affect on Alabama. When the furloughs hit more […]

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