Daily Archives: May 6, 2009

So the Republican Party is popeyed and slackjawed?

Sessions to be ‘face’ of GOP | TuscaloosaNews.com | The Tuscaloosa News | Tuscaloosa, AL

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Silly Matt

Matthew Yglesias » Sessions Explains that Racially Charged Remarks Were Taken “Out of Context,” Declines to Provide the Context

The context is that he was a Republican in Alabama in the early eighties. It’s totally unfair to hold that against him now! He wouldn’t say that sort of thing now, if there was any chance of it being repeated. Not about black people, anyway.

We’ll get the money from somewhere!

Birmingham, Alabama City Council reverses course, approves immediate funding of $7.5 million Rickwood Field, museum project – al.com

Anyhoo, this is a Birmingham News story on the Birmingham News site. For Googling reasons, presumably, they say “Birmingham, Alabama” in the headline of this and another story…