August 22, 2018 – Beth Chapman – On Rane Plane Ride?

Recently, I wrote about Alfa’s influence in Alabama politics.  In my August 8 column, I said, the Alabama Farmers Federation still controls the…


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August 15, 2018 – Brett Kavavaugh to Scotus. Assures Trump Legacy

The appointment of a United States Supreme Court Justice is one of the most profound legacies that a U. S. President can achieve.  The opportunity…


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August 8, 2018 – Primary Political Potpourri

Now that the dust has settled on the primaries, allow me to share with you some thoughts on the Alabama political stage. There is an old saying that…


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August 1, 2018 – More Analysis of GOP Runoff

Currently, congressmen/women win reelection at a 98 percent rate.  The communist politburo does not have that high of a reelection percentage.  Maybe…


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July 25, 2018 – GOP Primary Runoff Analysis

The storyline of last week’s GOP Primary runoff was the extremely low turnout.  The big surprises to me were the big victories by Steve Marshall for…


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July 18, 2018 – Potpourri/Notebook from June 5 Primary

You have the results of Tuesday’s runoff elections.  I had to go to press with my column before the results were known. There are some fantastic…


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July 11, 2018 – Primary Runoffs Next Week

Well folks, if you vote in the Republican primary you may want to go back to the polls next week and finish selecting the GOP nominees for several…


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July 4, 2018 – 4th of July/Trump and Big Jim

Otto Whittaker wrote the following essay, “I Am the Nation” in 1955 as a public relations advertisement for the Norfolk and Western Railway.  The…


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June 27, 2018 – Best races of the year have been for Attorney General and Lt. Governor

The best races of the year have been for Attorney General and Lt. Governor, as well as Agriculture Commissioner and for the 2nd Congressional…


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June 20, 2018 – Judicial Races Highlighted – June 5 Primary

This is not just a gubernatorial year in the Heart of Dixie. We have every constitutional office up for election which includes Lt. Governor,…


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