Thursday, April 1, 2010

Filing day and FBI sting in Bama?

Today is filing day for all aspiring pols across Tennessee but looking down that list in Hardin County, Tn. makes it seem like a few of them would like to do some time traveling back to the past. According to the Savannah Courier, former Hardin County Mayor Kim Stricklin filed to run for the office he held TWO DECADES ago. As expected former Chief Deputy Jim Davis filed to run for sheriff again. While I believe Mr Davis is a good man, who had some dirty tricks played on him in his previous run. It probably would've been best to have just moved on from politics. Now to a bigger story that is breaking this afternoon in Montgomery, Al. The FBI and the US Justice Department met with the leaders of the state legislature this afternoon concerning a bill moving through the legislature right now concerning the legalization of bingo in the state. According to State Senate Majority Leader Zebulon Little(D), the FBI is investigating certain members of the legislature concerning their connections to the gaming industry in Alabama. It'll be interesting to see where this leads....

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