Tag Archives: Birmingham News

Birmingham has done it again!

It’s one of those things we take for granted living in our Birmingham region. It’s an important quality of life issue—one we seem to take for granted. We may be at the bottom of many lists, but this one—we excel. … Continue reading

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Does Birmingham suck with no daily newspaper?

(Since this piece will be published on al.com, I make the following disclosure:  I receive no pay from Advance Media or al.com;  al.com does not edit or influence my content in any way–they allow me to write any dumb thing … Continue reading

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Let’s spend $125 million stealing from one another

Birmingham has always been known as a “steel” town.  Now we should be known as the “steal” town. While our peer cities are recruiting companies from other regions, we steal businesses from each another.

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Four unsettling comments

  The Birmingham News convened a panel of community leaders in April of 2011 to discuss the future of Birmingham.  Included were corporate CEO’s, non-profit professionals, and top political leaders. Each panelist made his/her remarks and then questions or comments were solicited … Continue reading

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