J. Pepper Bryars

J. Pepper Bryars was a press secretary and speechwriter for Alabama Gov. Bob Riley during his terms in Congress and early in his administration. He is currently living abroad.

Memo to Gov. Warner: Sixty-Five Spells Defeat


Virginia Gov. Mark Warner evoked the Deep South last week to rationalize his $1 billion tax increase, saying that if low-taxes were the “criteria for success” then “Alabama and Mississippi would be leading the nation.” As an Alabama man with a fondness for Mississippi women, I proudly ignore such condescension from neoyankees like Warner, but […]

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