I’ve written repeatedly how Birmingham’s always been dominated by outsiders.
U.S Steel headquartered in Pittsburgh, once Birmingham’s largest employer, controlled our economy.
Montgomery, our state capital, has historically treated Birmingham like a step child.
The UA Board of Trustees in Tuscaloosa calls the shots for our now largest employer UAB.
And through recent acquisitions many of our largest companies and banks are now managed from out of state. Continue reading Even insiders screw Birmingham