Freaky Friday

BROKEN EGGS

Fairhope City Council is as dysfunctional as a square bowling ball. Led by Council President Jack Burrell who has been president for going on 7 years. The council has achieved little in the last year…

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CAN YOU SMELL IT?

For years I have witnessed authorities and non-profit environmental groups ignore obvious environmental issues while publicly professing their concerns for the protection of the environment. For example: Mobile Baykeeper Awarded $87,000 Grant to Expand Watershed…


SWITCHING HATS

Two area’s lacking in leadership in Fairhope are the City Council and Planning and Zoning. The City Council President for the last 5 years has been Jack Burrell. All the previous councils rotated the position…


ALABAMA MOORE STRANGE

Many thought that the Trump/Clinton campaign left little choice as two polarizing candidates split the political parties and beliefs. The Independents eroded the voting pool even further. Well hold your nose, cover your eyes and…


OPPOSITION / OBSTRUCTION

Fairhope should now begin to see the writing on the wall. The Fairhope City Council is voting as a unit and the council president, Jack Burrell, is calling the shots. One thing that is perfectly…


FREE SPEECH

Hard to believe a week later we are expecting another hurricane, IRMA, headed towards the United States. Landfall is expected in the Miami area and the destructive route may travel through the entire state of…


HORRIBLE HURRICANE HARVEY

Get down on your knees and pray for the folks in Texas and Louisiana. Thousands of people lost everything and many more thousands will be affected by the devastating effects of flood water. Please explore…


FLY CREEK – A DRAINAGE DITCH ?

The Fly Creek Apartments was the subject of a six day trial in Bay Minette. I spent 6 days observing the trial, listening to evidence and legal arguments. It went to trial because our city…


LOOK IN THE MIRROR

Only 17% of the registered voters in the state, voted in the senate primary. Fairhope had only 14% vote. Alabama Senate special election results: Who will succeed Jeff Sessions? Voting results from the special election…


LITTLE CHOICE

The US Senate seat sought by a total of 19 candidates, 11 Republicans and 8 Democrats, primary is less than 4 days away. Alabama Senate race updated list: 11 Republicans, 8 Democrats qualify Today is…