I’ve never responded to a comment regarding one of my postings. However, the response by the writer whose nom de plume is Anon conveys an elitist attitude that too often permeates the legislative process, an attitude that the special interest’s should receive special consideration. The following are excerpts from Anon’s comments and my response.
I was working on this post when Rep. Guin’s blog went up on this issue as well. The issue of Governor Riley rejecting the unemployment portion of the stimulus package has created quite a debate in Montgomery, as well as many newspapers across the state. It is not an easy one to understand either [...]
World Net Daily columnist (and former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court) Roy Moore leads potential gubernatorial candidates in a poll conducted by ccAdvertising. The poll “shows Moore is far ahead of most of the likely competition.” According to the poll, in head to head matchups Moore leads Kay Ivey 50% to [...]
On December 10, 2008, Oakman Elementary was destroyed by a tornado. The children have been placed in temporary space in three different areas, a portion of the 1948 structure, portable classrooms on the baseball field and in the high school. The administration, faculty and staff have done a wonderful making the most of a [...]
The Huntsville Times site tells us that former Huntsville City Councilman Glenn Watson intends to run for the HD 6 seat made vacant by the conviction of Sue Schmitz (D – Madison). He’ll run as a Republican.
No date has been set for the election.
Who else will run?
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Many in the legislature are asking questions of whether it is wise for the governor to reject a portion of the economic stimulus funds. The argument several governors have raised is that after four years there would be a cost to the states. At this point I am not sure that it a totally [...]
Another good ethics bill has been passed out of committee in the House. Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed Rep. Paul DeMarco’s bill that will undertake some much needed claen up of the State Ethics law. This bill comes on the heels of the bill I passed two weeks ago that gives the [...]
The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed 15 general bills that ranged from oil and gas offshore severance tax to computer solicitation of a child to regulation of out-of-state certified public accountants. The diversity of topics is typical for an early day in the legislative regular session.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 was the [...]