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Inside the Statehouse – April 18, 2018

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Our antiquated 1901 Constitution was designed to give inordinate power to the Legislature. During the Wallace years, the King of Alabama politics, George Wallace, usurped this power and controlled the Legislature from the Executive Branch of Government. Over the last couple of decades the Legislature has wrestled this power back and pretty much excluded the […]

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Reflections – Praise Pays

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By Roger Campbell Ministries A retired businessman once told me how damaging negative comments could be to a committee evaluating people for different levels of employment. He said the first evaluation usually proved to be the most important. If the speaker contributed even a few words of praise about the person being considered, the other […]

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Humor – Contemplation

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By Bill Frazer I know that my handful of readers would wonder where I picked up the word “contemplation.” Obviously, it is not in my redneck vocabulary. Webster said that the definition is “thoughtful observation or meditation.” Well, that kinda goes beyond my mental capacity. That is a word that someone like Dimwit Fitts would […]

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Inside the Statehouse – April 11, 2018

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By Steve Flowers There are dramatic differences between our congressional delegation of the 1940’s-1960’s and our group on the Potomac today. Obviously, their partisan badges have changed, as have Alabamians. There is also a tremendous difference in power and seniority of that era versus today’s group. That bygone era of Alabama congressmen were very progressive […]

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My Garden Of Life – A Saturday In The South

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By Jody Fuller Last Saturday was a day filled with history, nature, family, love, and laughter—lots of laughter. The cast of characters included Lucy, Emily, Abigail, Mawmaw, Mimi, and me, your humble columnist. Our day started at Horseshoe Bend National Military Park where it hosted the 204th anniversary of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend. According […]

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Mike’s Musings – Madness Reigns In March

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Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor They call the NCAA basketball tournament “March Madness” for a reason and without a doubt this year’s first weekend of the single-elimination tournament provided us with more “madness” than since the beginning of the quest to find basketball’s best began in 1939. Those of you, myself included, that spend hours in front […]

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