What happens if you are a state employee in Alabama and you appear to not be wholeheartedly behind the Bush administration?
Well, at least one Alabama blogger thinks his anti-Bush leanings contributed to the loss of his job with the state. And Robby Scott Hill, writing at the Revolution
magazine blog, says sources in state government tell him that Rove's intelligence network in Alabama
has targeted any number of folks who didn't toe the Bush line.
In other words, former Democratic Governor Don Siegelman is not the only target of the Rove machine in Dixie.
Hill used to work for the State Lands Division. After completing his law degree, he planned to sit for the Alabama State Bar exam. Both is job, and his plans for a career as a lawyer, went up in what appears to be Rovian smoke when word got out that Hill was something less than a Loyal Bushie.
Any good news from Hill? Thankfully, yes.
He reports that his sources are saying that several of Rove's Alabama allies are prepared to "throw him under the bus" to help protect the Republican Party.
I live in Birmingham, Alabama, and work in higher education. I became interested in justice-related issues after experiencing gross judicial corruption in Alabama state courts. This corruption has a strong political component. The corrupt judges are (more...