My wife is Time’s Person of the Year

December 7, 2017

By Joey Kennedy
Alabama Political Reporter

I was heartened and encouraged by Time magazine’s Person of the Year. It’s one of those years where the person is persons.

One of those persons is my wife.

No, not Taylor Swift. Nor Alyssa Milano. Nor Rose McGowan. Nor Selma Blair.

Veronica Pike Kennedy. My wife. Whom I’m so proud of.

She, too, is a #metoo. She was spanked aggressively by a publisher at one of the newspapers she worked for. Hopefully, the reporters now looking into this string of spanking incidents at this newspaper will publish something soon. And we know Veronica wasn’t the only one.

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Alabama is a Hot Mess, and Getting Hotter

April 20, 2016

By Joey Kennedy
Alabama Political Reporter

Well, Alabama is a hot mess, isn’t it? Where do we start, listing all the troubles and challenges facing our sad, pathetic state?

And all this under a supermajority of Republicans — in the House and Senate, in the constitutional offices of the state, on the state courts.

We’re a hot mess, because the Republicans, who swore they could govern, simply can’t. They have no idea. They do for themselves, get into trouble, and continue to do for themselves and continue to get into trouble.
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