• Bama’s Continuing Political Saga…

    Bama’s Continuing Political Saga…

    Not one but two pieces — one a straight-news roundup, one an opinion piece — on various aspects of Alabama’s ongoing political soap opera.  — Quin Hillyer 1. [Straight news […]

     
  • Alabama GOP riven by scandals

    Alabama GOP riven by scandals

    (Quin Hillyer, Liberty Headlines) With Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley earning international headlines by resigning Monday in the wake of a scandal involving sex, misreporting of campaign finances, and multiple allegations of misuse […]

     
  • New York Slimes gins up non-story on ethics

    New York Slimes gins up non-story on ethics

    Personal commentary by Quin Hillyer; At the Washington Post, moderate-conservative columnist Jennifer Rubin takes up the case of Robert Eitel, formerly the second-ranking lawyer in the GW Bush Education Department […]

     
  • Byrne keeps lid on contentious town hall

    Byrne keeps lid on contentious town hall

    (Quin Hillyer, Liberty Headlines) Angry crowds can be tamed. That’s what some Republican lawmakers are finding out as leftist critics create hostile atmospheres at congressional “town hall” meetings around the country. […]

     
  • SPECIAL ALERT: Byrne town hall on Monday night

    SPECIAL ALERT: Byrne town hall on Monday night

    by Quin Hillyer; Throughout the country, leftist activist groups have been showing up en masse and disrupting “town meetings” held by Republican congressmen. When southern Alabama U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne holds such […]

     
  • Chris Pringle for Majority Leader

    Chris Pringle for Majority Leader

    Last summer I wrote a column for al.com explaining why Mobile’s Republican state Rep. Chris Pringle would make a fine Speaker of the House. He didn’t get the post, but […]

     
  • Bentley is right: Don’t tax groceries

    Bentley is right: Don’t tax groceries

    By Quin Hillyer at al.com; Amidst the appearance of tawdriness surrounding Gov. Robert Bentley, it’s easy not to notice when he does something right. The governor, though, deserves great credit […]

     
  • Strange appointment still reeks

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    The appearance of a major conflict of interest, and of at least fudging the terms of what could be a criminal investigation, continues to haunt newly appointed U.S. Sen. Luther […]

     
 

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