Category Archives: Parker Griffith

A Stopped Clock

Remember Dale Jackson, the Rush Limbaugh of Huntsville of whom I have not spoken since the Huntsville Tea Party? I’d hoped to ignore him forever, but Parker Griffith’s Christmas present to Alabama Democrats has caused a furor in the state … Continue reading

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Parker Griffith: Good Riddance!

So my representative in Washington is switching from the Democratic Party to the Republicans? Shock! I am SHOCKED, I say, that a man who pandered to teabaggers at health care town halls with Soylent Green death panels and immigration hysteria, … Continue reading

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On Huffington Post

Monday night’s piece on Parker Griffith’s town hall is my first article at Huffington Post!

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In the Market for a Health Care Yugo

I’m in the market for a Yugo. At the town hall I covered last night, Dr. Tom Ott stood at the microphone to make this remark: (He) spoke of his wife, Margaret, who died in the 1980s of breast cancer … Continue reading

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Red Meat At Town Hall

Give Parker Griffith (D-AL) his props. He knew exactly what kind of a crowd to expect, and he had a strategy to win them over early: throw red meat. Before a packed Norton Auditorium on the campus of the University … Continue reading

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Wingnut Fail

This one hits close to home. Parker Griffith, my representative in Congress (a Blue Cross Democrat) was accused of “cutting a deal” on health care reform. Except that he isn’t even on the committee they’re screaming about. Talk radio shows … Continue reading

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