November 11, 2020 – Jim Martin Father of Modern Republican Party in Alabama

Three years ago, Jim Martin passed away in Gadsden at 99 years old.  His beloved wife of 60 years, Pat, was by his side.  He was a true Christian…


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November 4, 2020 – Alabama is truly a Republican State

Our 2020 Election was yesterday.  The Presidential race was the center of all interest.  You know the results, unfortunately, my column for today had…


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October 28, 2020 – Election Next Week

Well, folks, it is finally here.  The presidential race is next Tuesday.  However, a good many Americans have already voted.  True early voting is…


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October 21, 2020 – Election less than two weeks away

Our 2020 presidential election is less than two weeks away.  We Americans will either elect Republican Donald Trump for another four-year term or…


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October 14, 2020 – GOP Control of U.S. Senate Critical for Alabama

The 2020 race for the White House will culminate in less than three weeks on November 3rd. However, some experts are predicting the outcome will not…


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October 7, 2020 – The Story of the Dixiecrats and 1948 Truman Election as President

The year 1948 was an interesting and momentous year in southern politics.  World War II had just ended.  The King of American politics, Franklin…


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September 30, 2020 – Alabama’s Budget Year begins this Week. COVID-19 has played Havoc.

The new fiscal year begins this week for Alabama government. We have two budgets, a General Fund and an Education Budget.  Both budgets have seen…


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September 23, 2020 – All Politics is Local. Most of Alabama’s Mayors Races this Year.

With it being a presidential election year and an election for one of our United States Senate Seats and all of the interest that goes along with…


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September 16, 2020 – The Presidential Race is Underway

Now that the national political party conventions are over and the nominees have been coronated, the battle royale for the White House is in full…


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September 9, 2020 – 1960 Presidential Race Marked beginning of Television as Premier Political Medium

The 1960 Presidential Race between Richard Nixon and John Kennedy is considered by many political historians to be a landmark presidential contest.…


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