Shame on Alfa! Shame on Alabama!
Constitutional Reform is dead for this session. Kudos to Auburn's Ted Little for the effort! And shame on Alfa yet of course they have little if any shame left to shoulder. Read this
The Alabama Farmers Federation, commonly called Alfa, has been among the strongest opponents of wholesale constitutional reform. Freddie Patterson, the group's chief lobbyist, smiled Wednesday when asked about Little's failed effort.
"We just believe that a constitutional convention in 2006 or 2007 would be as dominated by special interests as the convention of 1901 was -- just different people for different reasons," he said.
Sooner or later! Alfa/Farm Bureau has used the branchheads for the benefit of the Big Mules for long enough. Peace ... or War!