The Alabama House of Representatives has passed SB 46 establishing a statewide medical marijuana program. The bill now heads back to Senate for final approval. The bill, if approved (one more time by the Senate and signed into law by Gov. Ivey), would let people with a qualifying medical condition purchase cannabis derived products after getting a recommendation from a doctor. More than a dozen conditions, including cancer, terminal illness, depression, epilepsy, panic disorder and chronic pain would allow a person to qualify.
134,200,000 SARS-COV-2 cases confirmed worldwide with a total of 2,906,785 deaths; with 31,280,000 cases in the USA with 560,000 deaths. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WX0IQXc12g Alabama Secretary of State and Senate hopeful John Merrill blew his political wad this week when he announced that he “did in fact have an affair” with the raunchiest texting woman since Raines had that embarrassing incident with… The murder trial of the Police Officer charged with the death of George Floyd proceeds on live TV this week.
Several years ago I met Attorney Harry Still, the first attorney I have met in Baldwin County with the guts to confront corruption and he has paid the price for his candor. Harry, unlike myself, has deep roots in Baldwin County and is sickened by the blatant judicial and municipal corruption that stains the legacy of this proud county. At one time there were real good ole boys that put the county first but they changed colors like chameleons.
Fairhope Bar Owner Ronan McSharry, of McSharry Irish Pub fame, dare I say: our most famous of Green Card residents, is off the hook (criminally) for Assaulting a woman (the manager of a rival bar) in Fairhope, Alabama at the Little Whiskey Christmas Club on Thanksgiving night 2018. https://lagniappemobile.com/judicial-power-run-amok-in-baldwin/ If you aren’t disgusted maybe you don’t understand what happened here in Baldwin County, Alabama. 121,958,204 SARS-COV-2 cases confirmed worldwide with a total of 2,693,889 deaths; with 29,674,098 cases in the USA with 539,835 deaths; 510,579 cases in Alabama with 10,429 deaths; 1.
119,377,408 SARS-COV-2 cases confirmed worldwide with a total of 2,644,000 deaths; with 29,395,000 cases in the USA with 534,196 deaths; 503,305 cases in Alabama with 10,327 deaths; 1.7 M vaccine doses delivered, 1.2 M administered. After a Year of living with the Plague in our lives the Congress has passed and the President signed into law this week a “Coronavirus Relief Bill” that will expand government welfare programs (sans the need to be actively looking for a job) w/ “Shelbyian Pork” to boot.
107,883,016 SARS-COV-2 cases confirmed worldwide with a total of 2,370,735 deaths; with 27,393,896 in the USA with 475,459 deaths; 477,570 cases in Alabama with 9,021 deaths; 1 M vaccine doses delivered, 550,000 administered. The Senate concluded arguments in the Impeachment of Former-President Donald John Trump today, for the second time. Brandenburg vs Ohio was the case on point and was mostly ignored- defining a 3 prong test for when speech is not protected.
A recap of the events and consequences of the Storming of the US Capitol Building, we will flesh it out on Backstory Podcast No 66.
75,179,000 SARS-COV-2 cases confirmed Worldwide with 1,667,000 deaths. The USA this week marks the grim milestone of 300,000 dead and more than 17,256,000 confirmed cases. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey extended the mask order for 6 more weeks. Huge hack this week that Trump has said mum about, more than likely Russia. Some Lagniappe stories to warm your soul. A lynching memorial to be added at the Baldwin County Courthouse. Columbia, Alabama corruption, illegal wine at the Sewer Plant, and much more.
The Media Companies/News Outlets are confident and have called the 2020 Presidential Election for Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. We discuss what is still going on at the State level where the counts continue until certified. We discuss the politics of transition and the mechanics of the bureaucracy that must be served. No pardons on the table as of tonight.
90,000 new cases of SARS-COV-2 have been reported in the USA as of 6:00pm-Central Time– a grim milestone. 43,300,000 confirmed infections worldwide with a total of 1,800,000 deaths; 9,020,000 infections in the USA with 229,000 deaths; 189,000 cases in Alabama with 2,900 deaths. Hurricane Zeta hit the Alabama coast on Wednesday and because of the speed at which it was moving there were 100 mph winds much further inland than is typical and hit communities that were ill prepared.