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Sweet Jones Alabama?

December 10, 2017

This Tuesday sees the state of Alabama go to the polls to elect a new senator. But can Democrat Doug Jones really have  a chance in this deeply Republican state? The accession of Jeff Sessions – Alabama’s former senator who Donald Trump picked as his Attorney General – created a need for an election that […]

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#420: 2004, Drive-By Truckers, Puttin’ People on the Moon

March 13, 2012

Today the Republican primary race hits the heart of the Deep South, with what look like knife-edge three-way contests in both Alabama and Mississippi. Regular readers of this blog will know that George and I have a peculiar relationship with the Deep South.  We abhor the racism and quasi-segregation that continues there to this day, […]

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