Freaky Friday

BANNED FROM THE MALL

Alabama has now reached a new low. From the most political corrupt state to a state that is considering Electing a pedophile to the United States Senate. Our national reputation will be forever scarred by…

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VETERANS DAY

The older I get the more important Veterans Day becomes. A couple of things really grate on me when it comes to veterans and politicians. First, I have watched politicians parade veterans in front of…


SAY GOODBYE INCUMBENTS

Here is a picture of the four Baldwin County Commissioners that need to be put to pasture. The perfect pasture would be that 35 million dollar plus mega site that the commissioners have saddled their…


FAIRHOPE LAWSUITS

Fairhope City Council has decided to pay fired employees rather than going to court, so we the public never know the whole truth surrounding the firing in the first place. Remember it was the council…


JOB WITH BENEFITS

The Ripp Report recently changed it’s business status from a tax deductible non profit to a corporation. It is still a non profit, without any federal tax deductibility. This also allows the Ripp Report/Baldwin County…


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…


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…