Troy, AL City Council Meeting – September 24th, 2019

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Interview with Rich Hobson – Roy Moore’s Campaign Manager

Campaign Manager for Judge Roy Moore for U.S. Senate discusses the Republican Primary path to victory in the 2017 Alabama Special Election for U.S. Senate.

-Outspent $57 to $3 per voter.
-Disappointed in Trump endorsement of Strange.
-This election could be a bellwether of 2018 mid-terms.


(Correction, I actually spoke with Roy Moore back in May of 2017 instead of March.)

Steve Flowers discusses the Special Election Runoff

I spoke with Steve Flowers today about the current polling and status of the Republican Special Election for U.S. Senate Runoff that will be held on September 26th, 2017 in Alabama.  Voters will choose between republicans Luther Strange and Roy Moore.  Be sure to go vote on September 26th.  Also, go here to add the date to your Facebook calendar.  Like and follow Deer Stand Hill on Facebook.

Interview with Angi Horn Stalnaker

Interview with Angi Horn Stalnaker. She and I discuss the AL Special Election for U.S. Senate. Be sure to like this page for ongoing coverage of Alabama politics.

–Roy Moore like a Mack Truck

–Pre-election polls flawed

–Expects 8-10% turnout in runoff

–Dems disorganized

–There is no Democratic Party

–Alabama Dems don’t want any help

–December 12th is irrelevant–Special Election to be decided on September 26th.

Steve Flowers – One Week Until the Primary

I spoke with Alabama political expert, Steve Flowers today about the special election coming up on August 15th.  Please share this on social media and like this page on Facebook for continued coverage of Alabama politics.

Two U.S. Senate Candidates Visit Republicans in Enterprise

This is the audio recorded at an event hosted tonight by the Coffee County Republican Committee.  The speakers were U.S. Senate candidates, Judge Roy Moore and Tripp Pittman.  I tried to boost the audio when members of the audience asked questions.  Otherwise, no edits have been made.


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Interview with Michael Bunn – Candidate for Pike Co. Probate Judge

I talked with Michael Bunn about his decision to run for Probate Judge and what his experience as an attorney will bring to that office.  Recent announcement in the Troy Messenger.

Interview with Judge Wes Allen – Candidate for AL House – District 89

Verbatim press release from Wes Allen’s campaign

Pike Co. Probate Judge Wes Allen. Candidate for Alabama House District 89.

Pike County Probate Judge, Wes Allen, announced Tuesday that he will seek the Republican nomination for the District 89 seat in the Alabama House of Representatives.

Allen, who has served as Pike County’s Probate Judge for nearly a decade, recounted his accomplishments and spoke of the respect and admiration he has for the people he serves.

“For eight years, I have had a front row seat to witness the hardworking people of Pike County,” Allen told a crowd of supporters. “The people work hard. They get up everyday to make our communities better and we have never lost sight that these are the same hardworking people who fund our government. We never lost sight of the fact that we work for the people. Not the other way around.”

Allen, who is viewed as one of the most conservative Probate Judges in the state explained his goals as a member of the Alabama House of Representatives would be similar to those he held as Probate Judge. He promised to keep true to his conservative principles, to promote accountability within government and to remain accessible to the voters of Dale and Pike Counties.

“My philosophy is that government should create an environment in which businesses and entrepreneurs can be successful – an environment where hard work is rewarded and where the American Dream can flourish without undue and unnecessary burdens being imposed by any government agency.” Allen said. “Elected officials should be working diligently to find innovative solutions that foster and promote private sector job growth. That is the philosophy we have lived by here in the courthouse.”

Under his leadership, the Pike County Probate Judge’s office has become a model for modernization, accessibility and fiscal responsibility. Allen has returned budget surpluses from his operations back to the Pike County Commission and has been able to decrease costs to taxpayers by eliminating debit and credit card processing fees.

Allen also implemented programs that made services provided by the Office of the Probate Judge more accessible to rural residents of the County. A satellite office was opened in Brundidge and online services were launched and expanded during his tenure.

Allen received national attention and overwhelming support from conservatives in Pike County, throughout Alabama and across the country for his stand and defense of traditional marriage.  He says that he wants the people of Pike County to view his time as a Probate Judge as one of “transparency, accountability and fairness” and “as someone who never backed down, even in the face of tough opposition.”

Judge Allen and his wife, Cae, have two children, Davis and DeeAna. They attend the First Baptist Church of Troy, where he currently serves as Deacon Chairman.

Representative Alan Boothe (R-Troy) currently holds that position and has announced that he will not seek reelection. The Republican primary election will be held on June 5, 2018.

Interview with Bryan Peeples – Candidate for U.S. Senate

Listen to the story of a young man that found himself unemployed during the economic downturn in 2008, only to work his way back as a successful business consultant today. Bryan Peeples discusses how his experiences with failure and success in the business realm make him a viable candidate for U.S. Senate. Thanks for listening, please share this on your social media and be sure to follow Deer Stand Hill on Facebook.


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Interview with Judge Roy Moore – Candidate for U.S. Senate

Get to know Judge Roy Moore in an interview like you rarely hear in this age of argumentative media. Hear what he has to say about his life and campaign for U.S. Senate. Be sure to like and follow Deer Stand Hill on Facebook for total campaign coverage.


Interview with Jim Zeigler – State Auditor of Alabama

Jim Zeigler talks about the ongoing lawsuit filed against Governor Bentley, his new book, “The Making of the People’s Governor 2018”, and what it would take for him to run for governor in 2018. The book is available at Be sure to follow Deer Stand Hill on Facebook and Twitter. Message me with your comments, topic ideas, or sponsorship inquiries. Thanks for listening!

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Off the cuff remarks about why I am doing this podcast and how it got started. The main point I want to make is that while I will mostly be discussing politics and news topics, I do expect to venture out from time to time and go off topic with these podcast. Do not be surprised when I interview guest about music, arts or anything else that I happen upon that week. Thank you for listening and please subscribe!