Category Archives: Southern Company

Mississippi Welfare Scandal Engulfs Balch Stooges and “The Million Dollar Man”

How much of Balch’s $27.8 million was obtained through cronyism and favoritism? Should there be a criminal forensic audit of Balch? Walter H. Boone, a Balch & Bingham partner in Mississippi, obviously outraged, tweeted about the latest corruption scandal involving football great Brett Favre, the Mississippi Department of Human Services, and millions diverted from feeding … Continue reading Mississippi Welfare Scandal Engulfs Balch Stooges and “The Million Dollar Man”

Irrefutable: Paid Actors and Mouthpieces Spin Yarn for Matrix and the Three Stooges

It’s a chorus line indeed! “Behind the Mask,” a video production from 2013, was originally a “smear and fear” piece but now it is irrefutable evidence that the Three Stooges (Alabama Power, Balch, and Drummond Company) appear to have utilized Matrix’s alleged dirty deeds, paid actors, and questionable mouthpieces to attack perceived enemies. Four years … Continue reading Irrefutable: Paid Actors and Mouthpieces Spin Yarn for Matrix and the Three Stooges

Sickening! Crosswhite Allegedly Sought Photographic Evidence of Bisexual Tryst Involving Fanning

Tom Fanning, as the surveillance proved, is a heterosexual male. Alabama Power CEO Mark A. Crosswhite allegedly had agents spy on his boss Tom Fanning, Chairman and CEO of Southern Company, to obtain photographic evidence that Fanning was bisexual, according to sources familiar with the surveillance that occurred in 2017. The move completely backfired because … Continue reading Sickening! Crosswhite Allegedly Sought Photographic Evidence of Bisexual Tryst Involving Fanning

Sleepless in Seattle: Kallon Demotes Himself and Joins Perkins Coie

Former Federal Judge Abdul K. Kallon has fled Birmingham and gone to one of the farthest places away from the cesspool of Jefferson County, Alabama: Seattle, Washington. Kallon joins Perkins Coie as a partner, according to a news release. In April, he announced his abrupt resignation; Kallon cited the usual “family time” excuse. According to … Continue reading Sleepless in Seattle: Kallon Demotes Himself and Joins Perkins Coie

California Dreamin’: Another Top Notch African-American Lawyer Dumps Balch & Bingham

The alleged racist and embattled law firm Balch & Bingham has lost one of their rising stars, Shalyn McKitt, an African-American lawyer who lasted a mere 14-months at the firm. While Balch’s managing partner Stan Blanton was busy collecting make-believe awards for diversity and inclusion, McKitt was preparing her exit. A year ago, Balch was … Continue reading California Dreamin’: Another Top Notch African-American Lawyer Dumps Balch & Bingham

Catastrophic Crosswhite! Selfish Loyalty Puts Southern Company at High Risk

Yesterday evening, we learned that U.S. Congressional investigators are beginning inquiries. Can this get any worse? When Mark A. Crosswhite was appointed Chairman and CEO of Alabama Power in 2014, he told media he was pleased to be the final decision maker. The multiple final decisions he has made appear to be a complete and … Continue reading Catastrophic Crosswhite! Selfish Loyalty Puts Southern Company at High Risk

They’re All Losers! Matrix Meltdown Settles; Criminal Probes Heat Up

The fat lady hasn’t sung yet. The Matrix Meltdown is over in civil court according to a court filing yesterday afternoon. The Matrix Meltdown was an embarrassing fight that spilled raw sewage and, the alleged criminal and unethical behind-the-scenes details of the obscure political consulting firm and their agents. The explosive deposition with Jittery Jeff … Continue reading They’re All Losers! Matrix Meltdown Settles; Criminal Probes Heat Up

Dropping Like Flies! Judge Kallon Officially Steps Down Today

The stench from the North Birmingham Bribery Scandal still stinks and those involved are dropping like flies. The carcasses are piling up. Presiding Judge Abdul K. Kallon officially resigns today citing the usual stock-in-trade b.s. excuse of “spending more time with family.” Disgraced ex-U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town was forced to resign and fled in … Continue reading Dropping Like Flies! Judge Kallon Officially Steps Down Today

Why is Crosswhite’s Most Trusted Advisor a White-Collar Criminal Attorney?

Mark A. Crosswhite, the former Balch & Bingham partner and current embattled Chairman and CEO of Alabama Power, has a curiosity. His most trusted advisor appears to be white-collar criminal attorney Mark White of White, Arnold & Dowd. During the North Birmingham Bribery Trial, according to court observers, White was allegedly at the proceedings everyday. … Continue reading Why is Crosswhite’s Most Trusted Advisor a White-Collar Criminal Attorney?

Burnt Toast: Balch and Matrix Become Enormous Liabilities

Mark A. Crosswhite, the former Balch partner and current CEO of Alabama Power, is burnt toast and sources involved in the energy sector are whispering that Crosswhite is definitely out. Crosswhite’s departure is expected to be announced after Federal Judge Abdul K. Kallon (pictured right) officially steps down next week. Other business leaders are saying … Continue reading Burnt Toast: Balch and Matrix Become Enormous Liabilities

Breaking News: Has Crosswhite Been Shown the Door?

A flurry of activity and an enormous spike of readership on our post originally published in 2020 about the need for Crosswhite to resign or retire, brought an interesting claim from reliable sources this evening: Mark A. Crosswhite, the Chairman and CEO of Alabama Power, has been shown the door. Is the unsubstantiated claim true … Continue reading Breaking News: Has Crosswhite Been Shown the Door?

Crosswhite’s Downfall and the Mockery of Southern Company

The allegation that Alabama Power Chairman and CEO Mark A. Crosswhite allegedly authorized the spying on and surveillance of Tom Fanning, the Chairman and CEO of Alabama Power’s parent company, Southern Company, and Fanning’s then-girlfriend has rocked the utility sector. Although Southern Company is attempting public relations damage control to prevent further fallout, the facts … Continue reading Crosswhite’s Downfall and the Mockery of Southern Company

Perkins’ Purgatory? Alleged High Crimes and Spying Rock Three Stooges as Carcasses Stack Up

Did Crosswhite find out if his boss Tom Fanning wears boxers or tighty whities? When the news story broke in June that Matrix agents allegedly spied on a journalist in Florida, our first reaction was, what’s the big deal? This is nothing compared to what happens in Alabama. Less than three weeks from today, Federal … Continue reading Perkins’ Purgatory? Alleged High Crimes and Spying Rock Three Stooges as Carcasses Stack Up

Matrix Meltdown: “Influencing Litigation,” Secret Star Chambers, and Criminal Obstruction of Justice

What a week. What a month. And we’re only on day 5. In “Jittery Jeff” Pitts’ court filing earlier this week, he outlines alleged misconduct by Matrix’s founder “Sloppy Joe” Perkins including allegedly setting up phony groups and digital websites to intimidate individuals while influencing litigation. Is Pitts referring to the North Birmingham Bribery Trial, … Continue reading Matrix Meltdown: “Influencing Litigation,” Secret Star Chambers, and Criminal Obstruction of Justice

Alabama Power Rocked to the Core; Will Crosswhite Resign or Retire?

Did Mark A. Crosswhite mislead parent company Southern Company about Alabama Power’s involvement in the North Birmingham Bribery Scandal or the Newsome Conspiracy Case? [This post originally appeared on November 22, 2020. Now with the clandestine surveillance scandal rocking Southern Company, Crosswhite should really either resign or retire. If not, Tom Fanning or Southern’s Board … Continue reading Alabama Power Rocked to the Core; Will Crosswhite Resign or Retire?