Monthly Archives: August 2002

ajc.com | Sports | Masters will be shown without c…

ajc.com | Sports | Masters will be shown without commercials

You know, it’s kind of admirable to stand up for a completely wrongheaded principle to such a degree that you’ll give up millions of dollars. Augusta National Golf Club is so set against letting women in that they’ll sponsor the tournament themselves and ditch the sponsors who were pressuring them to join the modern era.

Bill would restrict commutations "You know, we’…

Bill would restrict commutations

“You know, we’re not killing nearly enough people. What we should do is restrict the governor’s power to commute death sentences!”

This wouldn’t actually do that. It would limit the governor’s commutation power to only changing a death penalty conviction to life without parole. You know how many death penalties have been commuted in this state, by the way? One.

Dominion has a history of Labor Day. And it’s a g…

Dominion has a history of Labor Day. And it’s a good explanation of why I’m still a unionist.

Manatees coming back to Mobile Bay So you sport…

Manatees coming back to Mobile Bay

So you sport boaters in Mobile Bay can get the same thrill of butchering a defenseless and harmless creature that Floridians have long cherished! Now, you guys go get liquored up and have some fun motoring!

Vigilante Mayor! Drivers say Alabaster mayor cr…

Vigilante Mayor!

Drivers say Alabaster mayor crosses line

The mayor of Alabaster (a south-of-Birmingham suburb) says he isn’t taking the law into his own hands. He’s merely tailing people in his official vehicle and then calling police to the scene to charge them with traffic violations. Which is completely different.

The Nando Times: John Walker Lindh seeks forgivene…

The Nando Times: John Walker Lindh seeks forgiveness from Americans, lawyers say

Poor little baby. Baby want his bottle?

If you’re going to be a traitor, you should at least stand up for your treason.

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The World Wide Rant Congratulations to Andy, wh…

The World Wide Rant

Congratulations to Andy, whose wife is expecting. Good luck, you crazy kids.