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Tue Mar 31, 2015, 05:03 AM

Alabama lawmaker tries to repeal law named after patient who died in his care

Shadrack McGill should have been the warning - be careful who you vote for, because the deadbeat you know might be better than the deadbeat you don't.

State Sen. Lowell Barron, D-Fyfe, was supposed to be unbeatable. He had been, after all, the core of the Democratic establishment in the Alabama Senate. The conventional wisdom had been that voters hated the legislature but loved their legislators. Barron was bulletproof. There was no way he could lose.

But then he did.

And the guy who beat him, now former state Sen. Shadrack McGill, R-Macedonia, turned out to be a complete untampered goofball (and a political columnist's dream). He argued that giving raises to teachers was unbiblical. He said that constituents who cared more about the budget than social issues were "less educated." His wife - apparently unfamiliar with Facebook spam - said women kept trying to proposition her husband on social media. And when he was cornered about all of these blunders, he compared himself to Jesus.

Read more: http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2015/03/alabama_lawmaker_tries_to_repe.html

[font color=green]Shadrack McGill has another name...one you might be more familiar with.[/font]

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Gothmog Mar 2015 #1

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Tue Mar 31, 2015, 08:01 AM

1. This will be interesting to watch

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