November 2018

BARSTOOL

Corruption has many faces. In Fairhope the local arrest of a bar owner, Ronan McSharry, drew little more than a paragraph of coverage and little or no print media has covered the story. Owner of…


CATALYST

Sorry for a repeat article. Eye procedures have prevented me from seeing, however this particular post has become more factual, since the General Election. FAIRHOPE – CATALYST a Dirty Little Secret FAIRHOPE – CATALYST a…


NO GUARDRAILS

Alabama is number 1 in political corruption. This is costing every citizen in the state, however most are blind or indifferent to the loss of tax dollars associated with political corruption. Many citizens resist any…



IGNORANCE IS BLISS

I knew I could count on the Lagniappe to produce a comprehensive article about the recent referendum election in Fairhope. Well done. Fairhope voters reject council-manager form of government – Lagniappe Mobile Fairhope voters reject…


50 YEARS AGO

November is a month of special significance to many who have served in the United States military. Veterans Day celebrates the service of all United States military veterans on Nov. 11. Veterans Day – Wikipedia…


BLIND VOTING STRAIGHT TICKET

Want to know why Alabama is the most corrupt state in the United States? Want to know why Alabama health care and education is rated as the worst in the United States? Blind Voting known…


YOU WIN SOME YOU LOSE SOME

AND SOME SHOULD NEVER BEEN SCHEDULED The proposed change of government for Fairhope started out with good intentions and then went completely off the rails. SKUNKED What started out to be a “Fresh Start for…


FEAR

FAIRHOPE FEAR OF CHANGE, that is what is driving the NO vote in Fairhope. Special interest, Catalyst and the Catalyst “At Large” Council, are relying on a couple of the oldest political tools in the…


THE FACE OF NO

FAIRHOPE For 12 years The Ripp Report has been reporting on issues related to Fairhope. One thing that is perfectly obvious is that the way Fairhope has been governed, has not worked. It has not…