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Poll: Should Mobile/Baldwin legislators insist that coastal insurance reform be included in Gov. Bob Riley's call for a special session of the state Legislature primarily set to address Jefferson County's self-inflicted financial woes?
Mayor Jones' memory sketchy when it comes to Uncle Henry Show.
July 25, 2009
The Political Round-Up: Collier bids for re-election; Bombshell abursting; Looking ahead; Sparks courts support; Agee in the news again; Chipping away.
July 24, 2009
Alabama wins battle in ongoing water war. By Richard Shelby.
July 23, 2009
Ugly clouds forming over administration of state employees' pension plan.
GOP wing of Jefferson County legislative delegation requests delay in powwow over county financial woes until they are privy to more information tied to the debacle. Gov. Bob Riley has indicated that he will not call a special session of the Legislature unless the delegation reaches a consensus on a course of action.
A walk back in time with Uncle Henry and the Comic Cowboys. 1, 2, 3 and 4.
July 22, 2009
The Political Round-Up: Cochran to get challenge in 2010?; Party jumpers in either direction; Special session in the air; Jailed judge release nears; Dow not interested; Money to Byrne; Where are the jobs?; Tanker talk; Thomas backers on attack.
Steve Flowers: Bloodlines important to political success in Alabama.
Steve Flowers: The big city dailies threatened to expose Gov. Jim Folsom Sr. for putting 37 of his buddies on the state payroll outside of merit system policy. Big Jim laughed, called 'em liars. "... I haven’t hired 37 people. I’ve hired 72 and the only merit they got is that they are Big Jim’s friends."
The Fate of the Founding Fathers: Was it often, as 'the internets' would have it, heroic martyrdom and sacrifice that dogged and plagued them and their families for the rest of their lives or was it a more mixed bag?
July 1, 2009
David Bronner's assessment of the U.S. and world economies.
Johnson meets Riley deadline on run for governor, Caesar's wife and all.
In subtle ways, Artur Davis' election as governor of Alabama would be more historic than either Barack Obama's presidential win or Sam Jones' election as mayor of Mobile. After all, Bill Clinton has been called America's 'first black president,' just as Mike Dow was Mobile's first black mayor. But Alabama has never had a black governor, not even a white one. Except maybe for former Gov. Albert Brewer who would get an asterisk since he was never elected governor.
David Mowry joins Artur Davis campaign. David who?