Daily Archives: April 28, 2007

I don’t think anyone needs to see that

From CNN:

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All together now: EEEWWWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Wackos’ lawyer obvious Republican

Militia suspects harmless, lawyer says

Sigh.

“Ted Kennedy’s car has killed more people than these folks,” said lawyer Scott Boudreaux, appointed to represent Raymond Dillard, 46. “I’m more concerned about the 100 homicides in Birmingham each year than some Bubba in DeKalb County.”

This guy is going to be great in court, I’m sure. I’m guessing that the trial would be in Huntsville. If Huntsville juries are anything like Birmingham juries, he’s effectively insulted everyone. Including his clients:

“I think the whole idea was that if somebody came to invade their mobile home they would be ready,” he said. “Nobody’s alleging they were planning to blow up Oklahoma City. They were only a threat if they were stupid enough to blow up themselves.”

Yeah, this is going to be fun.

This is really going to go well

BJCC OKs $25 million hospitality district plan

Remember Birmingham Green? Of course you don’t. As I recall, it was the plan of my childhood where the city of Birmingham would plant lots of grass and trees downtown, which would lead to prosperity. Okay, this seems a little more thought out, but not much. There are reasons to go to downtown Memphis. Birmingham? Not really.