December 1, 2021 – Reapportionment Done. Legislative Races Begin.

The new lines are finally drawn for next year’s state legislative and congressional elections. They have just made it under the wire for the late…


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November 24, 2021 – 2022 Elections Six Months Away

Believe it or not, we are six months away from the 2022 elections. All statewide offices will be decided in the May 24, 2022 Republican Primary.…


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November 17, 2021 – Governor John Patterson’s First Lesson

Governor John Patterson, who passed away earlier this year at 99, shared a funny story that occurred during the opening days of his administration.…


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November 10, 2021 – Judge Bobby Aderholt

Alabama has a legacy of great men who have served as judges in our state. Recently, revered, retired, Circuit Judge Bobby Ray Aderholt of Haleyville…


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November 3, 2021 – Jim Preuitt

Jim Preuitt, a legendary House member, State Senator, and Probate Judge of Talladega County passed away in September at age 86. Jim was one of my…


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October 27, 2021 – Redistricting Session Underway

Every 10 years the nation has a census count. There is a reason for that dissemination of our population. The United States and concurrently the…


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October 20, 2021 – Defense Spending Important for Alabama

During the Great Depression and coming out of World War II, the deep south had immense power in Washington. We were fortunate to have a cadre of…


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October 13, 2021 – Seniority vs. Senility

Our senior senator, Richard Shelby, will be remembered as Alabama’s most prominent senator when he retires next December. Folks, that’s saying a lot…


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October 6, 2021 – Prison Issue Tackled, New Prisons on the Way

The problem of overcrowded prisons is a dilemma that has been facing Alabama for close to a decade. It was not something that Kay Ivey created. She…


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September 29, 2021 – We Now Have a Very Youthful Federal Judiciary in Alabama

Our senior senator, Richard Shelby, has left an indelible legacy and imprint on our state.  Every corner of the state has been the recipient of his…


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