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  • Vintage Editorials

    About The Downtown Rescue Mission (DRM)

    Many people need help or benefits, and they should get that help. However, the payoff to the DRM And it’s business operators is part of the problem, and I advise that they receive no contributions. And, maybe like the automatic AEA payroll deductions that proved to be extortive, United Way contributions should also be reevaluated.

    USA Today Chief Editor David Callaway Bows To King Content

    I usually don’t have comments on too much of this stuff, but this time I especially give kudos to USA Today for eliminating the obnoxious and unnecessary page breaks that often seemed to occur after every paragraph.

    The McBoom Heard Around The World

    Unlike The Cannon Ball Run, which almost certainly indicates prescient knowledge by city planners on some level (of the impending Lee High Bus Massacre) this street was probably named before the massacre was orchestrated… maybe. Unfortunately, it does appear that the reflective concept ultimately provided inspiration to extend the event.

    BREAKING NEWS: Future Skatepark Shootouts To Be Video Taped

    The gun battle that took place at the Lydia Gold skate park, located on Cleveland Avenue in downtown Huntsville, occurred in broad daylight with dozens of witnesses. I guess Bill Kling thinks video taping a gun fight will somehow make it safer.

    The Republican Shell Game

    Who’s fooling who?

    Oklahoma City Bombing 20 Years On

    One hundred and sixty-eight people died in the blast including 19 children who were in a first floor daycare. Some reports indicate that 680 people were injured and, according to Wikipedia: “The blast destroyed or damaged 324 buildings within a 16-block radius, destroyed or burned 86 cars, and shattered glass in 258 nearby buildings, causing at least an estimated $652 million worth of damage.”