August 7, 2019 – The Phenix City Story

There are very few Alabamians left who remember the 1950’s story of Phenix City, Alabama. After World War II, a good many of the military soldiers,…


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July 31, 2019 – Those Who Bake the Pie Get to Eat It

Governor Kay Ivey’s first legislative session of the quadrennium was very successful.  Her prowess at getting things accomplished with this…


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July 24, 2019 – 2020 U.S. Senate Race

The long hot summer has brought some crystallization to the 2020 U.S. Senate race. This seat is the Senate Seat held by Senator Jeff Sessions for…


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July 17, 2019 – Alabama is a Republican State but U.S. is probably a Democratic Nation

The 2020 Presidential Election year has already begun.  It usually begins on Labor Day of the year prior to the Election.  However, in recent decades…


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July 10, 2019 – 2020 Races Around the Corner

Folks, don’t look now, but the 2020 Presidential Election is upon us.  Indeed, as many as 21 Democratic aspirants are already announced and…


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July 3, 2019 – Legislative Session for Most Part Successful, Especially for Governor Kay Ivey

The 2019 Legislative Session was one of the most controversial yet productive sessions in memory. Governor Kay Ivey’s first Session of the…


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June 26, 2019 – State Ethics Law Not Tough Enough for Ole Rankin Fite

State Senator, Jabo Waggoner (R-Vestavia), has been in the Alabama House and Alabama Senate for over 40 years.  That is a record in Alabama history…


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June 19, 2019 – One Vote Can Make a Difference

Some of us who were former legislators, who served our counties in the legislature a long time, were considered by many to always be their…


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June 12, 2019 – Past Prominent State Legislators

The 2019 legislative session is now in the books. As each session is observed, it is apparent that primary, powerful, state senators control the flow…


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June 5, 2019 – Legends of Girls State

For almost 100 years one of, if not the best annual event for young Alabama High School leaders in Alabama has been the Alabama Boys State and the…


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