Daily Archives: February 19, 2007

Das Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras came to Birmingham, shivered, vanished in Victorian era

Okay, Birmingham had a Mardi Gras in the late 1800s, but it was run by the German Society. “Pretzels were thrown.” However, it’s often fricking cold in Birmingham in February — twice, it snowed — so eventually the event was cancelled.

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I doubt it

Gallup red-state, blue-state poll paints Alabama purple

If Alabama turns purple, the Republicans are in real trouble. But seriously, even if a lot of people say that they’re Democrats the independents trend Republican big time.