Daily Archives: October 4, 2007

No, not in Alabama!

Selective Justice in Alabama? – TIME

Well, at least it’s a different type of selective justice than we’re used to. It turns out that Lanny Young not only said that he bribed Siegelman, but that he bribed Sessions and Pryor too. Did they get prosecuted or even investigated? Of course not. Heck, Pryor got appointed a Federal judge.

Any Democrat, for any office, is better than any Republican now. Throw them all out.

Via Kos. Let me add that Kos’ unfamiliarity with the Alabama political environment shows here. He’s simply wrong about Siegelman’s chances in 2006; he wasn’t going to win the nomination and he wasn’t going to beat Riley if he did, though presumably he would have at least tried to win, unlike Lucy Baxley. Going after Siegelman was just Republican piling on.

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I want one!

Fairfield pulls signs off Scrushy Parkway- al.com

The signs have been “archived” so they won’t show up on Ebay. (Really, that’s what they say.) If they give me one, I promise that I won’t sell it.

Crooked Little Troll

Sessions backed bill benefiting banks despite ties – Breaking News from The Birmingham News – al.com

The bill, as is commonly the case, is really boring. It would benefit some banks that Sessions owns stocks in. Sessions says that his connections had nothing to do with his support, and he’s surely telling the truth. Jeff Sessions is the sort of person who really believes in anything that benefits the financial industry.