Category Archives: Great Moments in Headline Writing

“Albama?”

Bus carrying University of Albama band members hits car in Atlanta | TideSports.com | The Tuscaloosa News | Tuscaloosa, AL

After the lawsuit, the band will have to change its name to the $600,000 Band.

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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…

Oh, I’m all for Conferdate

Monday is Conferdate holiday for Alabama – WAAYTV.com – Huntsville, Alabama – News Weather, Sports |

Unfortunately, it’s Confederate Memorial Day, in which we honor all those who gave their lives for the right to own people. Hooray!

McCain campaign tied to Scrushy!

HealthSouth recovers $133 million in suit against investment vbank [sic] UBS – al.com

So, UBS, which helped Richard Scrushy in his massive fraud against the shareholders of HealthSouth and the people of the United States of America, has to pay $100 million and forgive $33 million in “debt”. UBS’ vice chairman is Phil Gramm, John McCain’s top economics man. Under the McCain Rules, this means that Gramm is guilty by association. When will John McCain condemn Phil Gramm for his fraud against HealthSouth shareholders?

If only Gore and Kerry had thought of that

Experts say Obama wins by not losing | TuscaloosaNews.com | The Tuscaloosa News | Tuscaloosa, AL

Not losing: a revolutionary new Democratic strategy.

Your nonpartisan media, ladies and gentlemen!

Supreme Court hopefuls feud over a Democrat ad that implies candidate Greg Shaw is accepting money from oil companies – al.com

That’s “Democratic” ad. Jeez, they’re not even trying to hide it.

Does they?

Insurers helps make Jeffco bond payment – al.com

Nice tense agreement there, News.