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Greetings from Subprime County

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by dixiehack, Feb 29, 2008.

  1. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    You know those billions of dollars we borrowed a while back. Yeah, we kinda have no clue if you'll ever see your money again.


  2. goalmouth

    goalmouth Active Member

    Can a sewer be repossessed?
  3. Pastor

    Pastor Active Member

    Would you want to?
  4. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    This kills their Bond rating.

    This county's government will not be able to build anything for a long time.

    I hope they do not need to build a school anytime soon.
  5. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    And to the surprise of no one, one of the leading dipshits behind this mess, former county commissioner and now chief street hustler Birmingham mayor Larry Langford, gets hit with an SEC civil lawsuit. Over/under on the criminal charges is probably Father's Day.


  6. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    They wanted his sorry ass ... they got him.
  7. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Actually, they are in the process of building several. had a 1 percent sales tax for years earmarked for building fund and they are building schools all over. The extra money, however, is in the midst of being hijacked by the county commission for the sewer bonds.

    And Larry Langford can't go to jail fast enough... carpetbagging dumbass
  8. BigRed

    BigRed Active Member

    I still can't believe the city of Birmingham elected him as its mayor..... I know, I know, it's Birmingham, but the guy couldn't even run a theme park. He decided to start a amusement/water park - VisionLand, he called it - in one of the worse areas of town (one of my wife's friends dubbed it "Rides, Slides and Homicides). And he ran that bad boy into the ground before another amusement park company rehabbed and rescued it.
    I'm just dumbfounded that B'ham trusted him to run their city.
  9. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    You shouldn't be.. he promised them everything and has never come up with a way to fund it...
    He spends more on credit than I do
  10. westcoastvol

    westcoastvol Active Member

    Wow, Dixie, I thought you were posting from Riverside County (Hi, Tiger!).
  11. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    Wait, is Langford Alabama or Auburn?
  12. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Langford is for Langford. He'll take whatever side you want, just as long as the check clears.
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