Daily Archives: July 26, 2007

Just for that?

Lipscomb mayor resigns – Breaking News from The Birmingham News – al.com

No! I mean, just because he wasn’t, technically, allowed to be mayor after his burglary conviction? Unfair!

Gaston Randle, multiple felony defendant, is mayor pro tem. According to the Bessemer DA, he can be mayor until he’s convicted:

“It won’t affect him unless he is convicted,” Green said. “He’s not guilty until he is proven guilty. That’s the way it is.”

Yeah. Is it okay if I convict him in the unregulated world of petty online media?

Of course not

Jury: Drummond not liable in slayings – Breaking News from The Birmingham News – al.com

Kill all the union organizers you want, especially if they’re in Latin America. No problem!