Tuesday, June 12, 2007
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Birmingham: The Tragic City

The FBI reported last week that in 2006, Birmingham had the fourth highest murder rate in the nation. If that's not evidence that the city's leaders should redirect their focus towards controlling violent crime, I don't know what is. Birmingham has spent a tremendous amount of time and money trying to lobby taxpayers and their representatives in the legislature to build domes for stadiums. It sounds like the city should concentrate on building homes for criminals instead- preferably behind bars.