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Birmingham’s back–tell the world

We need your help. We’d like you to take action. Do you know what’s really wrong with Birmingham? We concentrate on our shortcomings and don’t celebrate our victories. A funny thing happened while we were wallowing in self-pity.

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No Bill Gates, but George Barber and Don Logan

Where do communities get money? Often from successful business people. So what Birmingham needs is more successful businesses so there will be more successful business people.

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Should Birmingham have to pay for everything?

I’ve spent a great deal of time and effort trying to educate one of my best friends, who I will call Bob, about the problems created by our segmented and dysfunctional governments. But Bob loves to complain about the City … Continue reading

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Birmingham is unique in so many ways

Look at the magnificent picture that leads this blog.  This is the Wells Theatre in Norfolk,Virginia.  It’s one of only a few theaters that still exist which was specifically built to maximize the acoustics and close seating needed for vaudeville … Continue reading

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