An international grassroots effort in the Black community to hold Southern Company CEO Thomas A. Fanning accountable for hypocritically denouncing racism while utilizing the embattled and alleged racist law firm Balch & Bingham is now percolating. Two new videos are out on YouTube and generating buzz. Fanning’s June 6th statement denouncing racism in all its … Continue reading Black Lives Matter: Was Fanning’s Anti-Racism Statement Just a Media Stunt?
While Balch & Bingham apologists were busy terrorizing the wrong family and amputating their brains, we were busy helping the sick and dying. In June, Baby Natalia was in need of a liver transplant but her boosters had only raised less than $25,000 of an $80,000 goal when COVID-19 caused fundraising efforts to collapse. We, … Continue reading Saving Baby Natalia
Who would want Balch & Bingham to represent them if Balch cannot bring legal matters to a close for the firm itself after 8 long years? So seriously, Balch & Bingham’s brilliant defenders thought the best tactic would be to try to smear an organization that has spurred multiple Civil Rights, state and local investigations, … Continue reading Balch & Bingham’s Humiliation
Last week, we, the CDLU, had a joint phone call with federal and local law enforcement. We told them that we did not know if we should laugh or cry. We are shaking our heads in absolute disbelief. Are Balch & Bingham stooges really this stupid, really this incompetent? On July 4th, a van load … Continue reading Buffoons! Balch Stooges Terrorize Wrong Family at Wrong Address; Family to Move
Bill Britt, the Executive Editor of Alabama Political Reporter, has provided yet another Thursday publicity piece on us, the CDLU, and has demonstrated unequivocally that the orchestrated campaign to defend Balch & Bingham as a victim is not resonating. Is Balch and Bingham’s leadership truly going bonkers? People who did not know who we were … Continue reading Going Bonkers! Balch Clowns Continue Publicity Campaign of CDLU
Today marks the two-year anniversary of the criminal conviction of former Balch & Bingham partner Joel I. Gilbert, found guilty on all six federal counts including money laundering and bribery. The repercussions continue to shake the embattled law firm. Last week, our sources tell us that some top partners at Balch & Bingham appear to … Continue reading With Balch’s Reputation Apparently in Shambles, will Balch Sports Exit Next?
Thank you Josh! Part of the orchestrated public relations campaign to try to rehabilitate Balch & Bingham’s image, Josh Moon wrote a publicity piece in the Alabama Political Reporter (APR) about us, the CDLU, and our Chief Executive Officer, K.B. Forbes, which means one thing, and one thing only: Balch is unhinged, seriously hemorrhaging, and … Continue reading Balch Unhinged; Josh Moon Amputates Brain for Embattled Law Firm
Now that Town has been ousted, will investigations of Alabama Power, Balch & Bingham and other Balch stooges proceed ahead? And when will the other shoe drop? When will Crosswhite be forced to retire or resign? As the final post on the downfall of disgraced and now former U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, we focus … Continue reading Town’s Downfall Part 4: Shielding Alabama Power
Town’s true downfall was allegedly blocking the investigations of the Newsome Conspiracy Case at least four times. In a follow-up letter to the U.S. Department of Justice to supplement our original request of a probe of U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, we summarized the ugly truth: In our almost two decades of advocacy work, we … Continue reading Town’s Downfall Part 3: The Newsome Conspiracy Case
Former U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions lost his run-off election tonight horrifically, a symbolic extinguishing of the flame of the zombies tied to Balch & Bingham and Alabama Power. The results are devastating. Sessions lost big, garnering a mere 39 percent of the vote with 99 percent of the ballots counted. A pounding. A trampling. A … Continue reading Jeff Sessions, Balch & Bingham’s Zombie, Loses Horrifically
When U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town announced after their convictions that ex-Balch partner Joel I. Gilbert and ex-Drummond executive David Roberson were the lone wolves of the North Birmingham Bribery Scandal, observers including law enforcement were stunned. Most insiders (and the public in general) think the “lone wolves” theory is bull. With the convictions, law … Continue reading Town’s Downfall Part 2: Ending the Expanded North Birmingham Investigation
On Saturday, July 11, 2020, Keisha Brown, a resident of North Birmingham, in collaboration with the environmental group GASP, and the local advocacy group PANIC (People Against Neighborhood Industrial Contamination) organized the Caravan Against Environmental Injustice, which was deemed a success. “The main goal for years has been to bring attention to North Birmingham; local … Continue reading Keisha Brown: Caravan Against Environmental Injustice A Success; Balch Should Apologize
We never, ever thought it was this bad for Balch. The orchestrated public relations strategy of defending embattled law firm Balch & Bingham has backfired miserably and the public is ripping the idiotic defense of Balch. Last week, anonymous sources tried to defend Balch’s indefensible conduct, in a 1,500 word piece in the Alabama Political … Continue reading Public Rips Idiotic Defense of Balch & Bingham
The jaw-dropping photos were in an unmarked envelope stuffed in ex-Drummond Executive David Roberson’s mailbox during Thanksgiving weekend last year. U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, former Balch & Bingham partner and Alabama Power CEO Mark A. Crosswhite, and lobbyist Mike Cole were enjoying cocktails. We couldn’t believe it. Soon, after closely examining the photos, we … Continue reading Town’s Downfall Part 1: The Jaw-Dropping Photos
Jay E. Town is out, abruptly resigning as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama today. On June 8, 2020, we, the CDLU, reported that Town was under scrutiny at the U.S. Department of Justice. The jaw-dropping photos, the secret deal with Alabama Power, the shenanigans about a half-baked deposition in the Newsome Conspiracy … Continue reading CDLU Sparked Probe Forces Disgraced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town to Resign