Daily Archives: January 31, 2008

Of course they did

Birmingham council backs Mayor Larry Langford’s sports park plan – Breaking News from The Birmingham News – al.com

They do whatever Larry wants. He has some sort of hypnotic hold over the whole council. Build a sports/residential complex with a racetrack and a freaking equestrian center? Whatever you say, Dr. Svengali!

Those wacky black voters!

Black voters in Alabama drifting from Clinton’s to Obama’s camp- al.com

See, if I were the writer or editor, I would have gone with “Obama takes lead in Alabama primary”. Maybe that’s just me. It’s 40-35, according to the AEA poll. Bill is stopping by this weekend to try and staunch the bleeding, and presumably to drop some more code words on us. I’m really pissed at the former President right now, and I am extremely white.

Well, some of them do

Birmingham residents support downtown site for dome stadium- al.com

This being the Central City Neighborhood Association. If I’m correct, these people aren’t downtown (the historic center of Birmingham is somewhat to the west) but they’re a whole lot closer to downtown than to the dog track.