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Steve Flowers, Author at The Troy Messenger

Opinion Columnists

Reapportionment, gambling and prisons top priorities

The 2021 legislative session has begun.  It will be a monumental and difficult session. Due to COVID restrictions, the logistics of just meeting will be ... Read more

by Steve Flowers, Friday, February 19, 2021 9:23 pm

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Outstanding class of freshman state senators

The 2021 Regular Legislative Session begins next week.  Over the years I have observed some outstanding classes of freshman legislators.  Some standout more than others ... Read more

by Steve Flowers, Friday, January 29, 2021 9:04 pm

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Outstanding Class of Freshman State Senators

The 2021 Regular Legislative Session begins next week.  Over the years I have observed some outstanding classes of freshman legislators. Read more

by Steve Flowers, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 9:35 pm

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We lost some good ones this year

As is my annual ritual, my yearend column pays tribute to Alabama political legends who have passed away during the year. Read more

by Steve Flowers, Friday, January 1, 2021 9:15 pm

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GOP Senate control is critical

As this 2020 Presidential election year comes to a close, allow me to share some final thoughts on the results with you. Read more

by Steve Flowers, Friday, December 25, 2020 10:05 pm

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Like him or not, Trump leaves a legacy

Presidential historians and most astute national political observers and chroniclers have concluded that the most profound legacy a president can achieve is the appointment of ... Read more

by Steve Flowers, Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:45 pm

Opinion

Like him or not, Trump leaves a legacy

Presidential historians and most astute national political observers and chroniclers have concluded that the most profound legacy a president can achieve is the appointment of ... Read more

by Steve Flowers, Thursday, December 10, 2020 4:33 pm

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COVID killed the Don this year

Around Labor Day when this year’s presidential campaign was beginning to heat up, I wrote a column about the classic 1960 presidential contest between John ... Read more

by Steve Flowers, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 6:23 pm

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It’s almost time to cast your ballots

Well, folks, it is finally here.  The presidential race is next Tuesday. Read more

by Steve Flowers, Tuesday, October 27, 2020 7:47 pm

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Dixiecrats and the 1948 presidential election

The year 1948 was an interesting and momentous year in southern politics.  World War II had just ended.  The King of American politics, Franklin Delano ... Read more

by Steve Flowers, Tuesday, October 6, 2020 5:39 pm

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