Posts made in April, 2017

Mayor Stimpson: He’s done his best.

Mayor Stimpson: He’s done his best.

April 3, 2017 Mayor Stimpson: He’s done his best. By Ted Burnett If there was ever a candidate who proved that his influence, popularity, and wealth had limits in his hometown of Mobile, AL, it’s Mayor Stimpson. In his first year in office, he was unable to get approval from the Mobile City Council or specifically (Councilman Fred Richardson) for his replacement fire chief, Captain Randy Smith. After losing round one to Fred Richardson (and his gang), Sandy simply quit and never bothered to nominate anyone else. That speaks of a rich guy with weak character. Members of Mobile Fire and Rescue weren’t happy. Nor were they happy with Sandy’s decision to create a new position of public safety director who came with his own color-blind agenda. As I’ve written...

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