January 20, 2021 – Prison Issue still a Tar-Baby

As the 2021 Regular Legislative Session looms, the 800-pound gorilla in the room is the prison issue. The situation has grown more dire and imminent…


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January 13, 2020 – Alabama May Lose A Congressional Seat, but Maybe Not

It has been speculated for several years that Alabama could lose a congressional seat after the 2020 Census. It was thought to be a foregone…


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January 6, 2021 – Reapportionment Will Be Paramount Issue with Legislature

As we close the book on 2020, we will close the door on national politics and get back to the basics, good old Alabama politics.  That’s my game.  It…


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December 30, 2020 – We Lost Some Good Ones This Year

As is my annual ritual, my yearend column pays tribute to Alabama political legends who have passed away during the year.  Sonny Cauthen passed away…


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December 23, 2020 – Republican Majority in the U.S. Senate is more important to Alabama than the Presidency

As this 2020 Presidential election year comes to a close, allow me to share some final thoughts on the results with you. As you might expect, with…


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December 16, 2020 – An Election Year to Remember

As we close out this year of COVID and presidential politics many of you are still in discussions about Donald Trump. Some are still enthralled with…


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December 9, 2020 – Donald Trump has a profound Legacy in Presidential History, especially if you are a Conservative American

Presidential historians and most astute national political observers and chroniclers have concluded that the most profound legacy a president can…


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December 2, 2020 – COVID killed the Don

Around Labor Day when this year’s presidential campaign was beginning to heat up, I wrote a column about the classic 1960 presidential contest…


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November 25, 2020 – Doug Jones Annihilation Reaffirms Mantra that Winning the Republican Nomination for Statewide Office in Alabama is Tantamount to Election

The defeat of Democrat Doug Jones in our United States Senate Seat is easy to explain.  It is a Republican seat.  Alabama is one of if not the most…


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November 18, 2020 – Turnout for Presidential Election Shatters Record in Alabama

On the morning of the momentous November 3 Presidential Election Day, I began my day on my hometown radio station, WTBF in Troy, which has been my…


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