We must not forget LBJ

November 9, 2017

By Joey Kennedy
Alabama Political Reporter

Woody Harrelson is amazing as Lyndon Baines Johnson in the just-released movie LBJ.

I’m afraid this movie may not have legs. It’s showing in one theater in Birmingham, and my wife and I attended the Saturday afternoon matinee with maybe a dozen other people.

That aside, everybody should see this movie. I know LBJ isn’t on anybody’s radar these days. We have Trump, mass killings, and so much other stuff to occupy us.

Read More

Learning a new process to grieve

November 17, 2016

By Joey Kennedy
Alabama Political Reporter

Earlier this week, I visited my mental health counselor. Ever since last week’s election, I’ve been pretty depressed and, literally, sick to my stomach. And learning who Republican Donald Trump is choosing for his leadership team isn’t helping.

White nationalist Steve Bannon? Really?

But this is the process. Trump won the Electoral College, and in January he’ll be inaugurated president of the United States. As I’ve said before, we must respect the process. This is how government works in America.
Read More

© Copyright 2017 Alabama Political Reporter