October 16, 2019 – Congressman Jack Edwards – An Alabama Legend Passes Away

One of the most outstanding congressmen and leaders in Alabama history is Congressman Jack Edwards. He passed away three weeks ago at age 91. He was…


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October 9, 2019 – Prison Issue to be addressed in Special Session in February rather than October

The second year of the reign of Governor Kay Ivey may give her a second major accomplishment in the first two years of her term as governor.   In her…


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October 2, 2019 – 2020 Senate Race Right around the Corner. GOP Field is Probably Set.

Even though qualifying does not begin until October 8, 2019, the field is probably set for the GOP Primary in March to unseat the anomaly Democrat,…


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September 25, 2019 – The Political Graveyard is full of Congressmen who have tried to run for the Senate

The field is probably formulated for our 2020 Senate race.  A Republican will be heavily favored to capture the seat currently held by our Democratic…


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September 18, 2019 – Alabama Unemployment Rates at Remarkably Low Record-Breaking Numbers

During the late summer, it was revealed that Alabama’s economy set records for the number of people employed along with the lowest unemployment rate…


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September 11, 2019 – The Omission of the Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census Questionnaire Essentially Assures Alabama the Loss of a Congressional Seat

The upcoming 2020 census is extremely critical in Alabama and the rest of the states in the nation, as well.  The census affects the number of seats…


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September 4, 2019 – Two Open Congressional Seats in the Heart of Dixie in 2020

Governor Kay Ivey has had a very successful first year as governor. One of the coups she pulled off was getting the legislature to pass legislation…


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August 28, 2019 – The Summer of 1969

As we say goodbye to the summer of 2019, allow me to reminisce with you and indeed commemorate more than likely a summer exactly 50 years ago that…


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August 21, 2019 – Hot Political Summer in the City of Montgomery

It has been a long hot summer in Montgomery, and I do not mean at the Capitol or Statehouse, but in the City of Montgomery itself. There is a heated…


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August 14, 2019 – The Story of Floyd Mann

One of the legendary figures in Alabama political lore is Floyd Mann. Colonel Mann was Public Safety Director for two governors.  His lifetime…


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