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.

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How did we get here? I’ll tell you.

July 5, 2017

By Joey Kennedy
Alabama Political Reporter

Listening to the fireworks go off around me Tuesday, I found myself contemplating what the Fourth of July, or Independence Day, really means.

And this Independence Day, I couldn’t help wondering how we’d gotten here.

How did we end up with a cold, despicable, bully-hearted President? How did we go from one who is deservedly considered one of our best presidents in the history of our wonderful nation (Barack Obama) to clearly one of (if not THE) worst presidents ever (Donald J. Trump) – all in just six months, albeit six seemingly very long months.
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