September 01, 2004

A living legend in Alabama political lore celebrated his 80th birthday recently. Walter Johnsey has been the most influential political man in…


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August 18, 2004

Over the past decade or so, a political party divide has developed in Washington politics. It has been so pronounced that our national political…


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August 11, 2004

For most of my life Alabama gubernatorial candidates have run on a platform of let's take politics out of the road programs and highway department…


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August 04, 2004

For most of my life Alabama gubernatorial candidates have run on a platform of let's take politics out of the road programs and highway department…


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July 28, 2004

Exxon-Mobil Corporation, the world's largest oil conglomerate, could be the savior of our tragic state financial problems. The long running lawsuit…


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July 21, 2004

During the entire Regular Session of the Legislature, the general consensus was that the Governor intended to call the Legislators into a Special…


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July 14, 2004

Bob Riley became Governor last January by being elected by the narrowest margin in Alabama gubernatorial history. Basically, it was a dead-even race…


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July 07, 2004

The most colorful Senator from Alabama may have been "Cotton Tom" Heflin who represented Alabama in the Senate in the 1920's. Fifty years later his…


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June 30, 2004

Today marks the midway point of the year 2004. In four months we will know the outcome of the Presidential race. A close election is forecast…


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June 23, 2004

An interesting twist in Alabama political history has occurred in only recent years. That is the transformation of our Port City of Mobile from a…


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