Jo Bonner, Author at The Brewton Standard


Year held strange events

Living in Alabama we are accustomed to just about any kind of weather.  However, the dramatic Christmas Day tornado that landed in Mobile, and the ... Read more

by Jo Bonner, Tuesday, January 1, 2013 2:00 am


White House in denial

As the impasse over the fiscal cliff enters week six, and time to work out a deal is quickly running short, unfortunately there is little ... Read more

by Jo Bonner, Thursday, December 20, 2012 8:41 am


Confusion creates problems

A month after the deadly attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, administration officials are finally admitting that they failed to adequately protect the ... Read more

by Jo Bonner, Wednesday, October 17, 2012 10:19 am


Feds have obligation to coast

Last week, published reports surfaced that the ongoing negotiations between BP and the U.S. Justice Department to determine fines and penalties related to the 2010 ... Read more

by Jo Bonner, Thursday, October 11, 2012 10:41 am


Heat rises in Washington, D.C.

Summer officially arrived in Washington, DC last week with record-breaking temperatures approaching 100 degrees. Even without the haze and humidity, the political heat was surely ... Read more

by Jo Bonner, Wednesday, June 27, 2012 9:55 am


Town meetings enligtening

Despite heavy rains and flooding only days before, good sized crowds turned out to talk with me at town meetings last week in Grand Bay, ... Read more

by Jo Bonner, Wednesday, June 20, 2012 9:12 am


House ready to avert rate hike

This White House is already known for its publicly stated practice of letting no crisis go to waste. However, if no crisis exists, it will ... Read more

by Jo Bonner, Wednesday, June 13, 2012 9:01 am


Restore Act efforts continue

More than two years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill racked our region, community leaders and environmental groups are still united behind the need to ... Read more

by Jo Bonner, Wednesday, June 6, 2012 8:59 am


Thanks offered to military

Just before Veterans Day, I was afforded a unique opportunity to spend some time alongside our military personnel who are stationed on the frontlines in ... Read more

by Jo Bonner, Wednesday, November 23, 2011 10:37 am


Bill shows bipartisanship works

Admittedly, it is rather difficult to find many instances where Congress and the president can reach agreement these days. The House and the Senate are ... Read more

by Jo Bonner, Tuesday, October 18, 2011 7:03 pm

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