Daily Archives: July 22, 2006

Another genius idea

Langford urges literacy effort to curtail crime

Larry Langford thinks that the answer to the Birmingham area’s skyrocketing murder rate is a “literacy center”. As a librarian, I have a certain appreciation for literacy efforts, and heck, it could mean jobs in the field, but I rather doubt that this is going to work as intended.

You have to have priorities

Water use high despite warnings

I mean, sure there’s a water shortage and people need water to drink and bathe and cook and fight fires, but a man is judged by his lawn, is he not?