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Legislative upheaval didn’t happen overnight (pstern) Who's in charge?   Why, the voters, of course!On the Sunday night before the end of the recent legislative session there was a walkout staged by more than one-third of our legislators.It took years of.....- 6/28/2007 2:17:06 PM
What's John Edwards Doing in Waco Today in Private Meetings with American Income Life Insurance Company? (salon) Always piques my interest when I read stuff like this.A spokesman for the Edwards campaign declined to comment on the nature of Edwards’ Waco visit.You'd think if it was fundraising, the spokesperson .....- 6/28/2007 2:21:10 PM
Notes From the Glen Rose Reporter Newspaper (Glen Rose, TX) (salon) Had heard that there was another accident at Big Rocks Park, details are in the Glen Rose Reporter. Apparently Juan Garcia, 16 years old, of Cleburne was swimming in the Paluxy last week with some fri.....- 6/28/2007 1:52:13 PM
Flooding is Down Some Today in Glen Rose, TX (salon) even though it's still raining, even now. We heard that the waters came up to the Citizen's Center parking lot so I drove out to take a look. At that point, the waters were subsided, but one of the ge.....- 6/28/2007 1:20:42 PM
DMN Says Situation on Flooding is Dire in Parker County, TX (Also 114 in Irving CLOSED) (salon) Just truly amazing.Following the mandatory evacuation of hundreds of Parker County residents, county Judge Mark Riley said the Brazos River rose over a foot overnight, from 25 feet to 26.63 as of 9:30.....- 6/28/2007 11:18:08 AM
On Secret Earmarks and Democrats Keeping Them Secret Until AFTER the Bill is Passed- A Solution (salon) I've been meaning to write about this for the last week and was reminded again this morning with earmarks being debated by the House on C-span. I don't like earmarks getting slipped into bills and vot.....- 6/28/2007 11:13:38 AM
More Communities Have Problems With TxDOT (pstern) For TxDOT, false promises and statements are a way of life. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) promises many things to Texans and their elected officials, but seldom does the agency follow.....- 6/28/2007 10:27:13 AM
The New Paradigm of TV-Skipping Ann Coulter and Other Offensive Hate-Mongering Cretins (salon) Over time, television watching has changed styles in this house. We used to run to the television at 7:00 pm to watch Olbermann. This summer, though, we've had other things going on and we wanted to w.....- 6/28/2007 9:14:32 AM
Another Dreary Day of RAIN- The weather feels human and relentless lately (salon) We were joking about a month or two ago that we wouldn't get a chance to get our rain barrel system in before the rains stopped. Now, it's more like we can't quite FINISH the rain barrel system becaus.....- 6/28/2007 8:37:42 AM
And Flooding in Granbury (Hood County, Texas), too-Pic 2007 (salon) This was in 2007 but happened AGAIN in May 2015. Lots of pictures on Facebook group Somervell County Breaking News, including THIS video from WFAA of a SINKHOLE.  A car rests against a tre.....- 6/27/2007 9:24:58 PM
The Need For Gubernatorial Impeachment Legislation In Texas (pstern) or, Why Gov. Rick "39-percent of the votes" Perry Should Teach Political Science 104: "How to Lie to Texas Voters" From the "git-go" Gov. Rick Perry has lied to Texas vot.....- 6/27/2007 6:39:54 PM
Flooding Along the Paluxy River and at Big Rock Park, Glen Rose, Texas (Pictures)-2007 (salon) Update: 2015- See Facebook group Somervell County Breaking News for some pictures of the Paluxy flooding AGAIN in May 2015.  AND here's video from May 27 2015 of the Paluxy River and Big R.....- 6/27/2007 3:01:02 PM
Texans Paying Highest Home Insurance Premiums in the Nation! (pstern) We need to ask ourselves, "Why?" Then we need to resolve the issue.Three years ago with Gov. Perry, then Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) Commissioner Jose Montemayor, and legislators &qu.....- 6/27/2007 10:32:32 AM
Couple Quickie Bits from the SBC and Bush's Canned Speech- June 07 (salon) Bit #1- Intro of Bush -watch his eyes. From CanOFunSBC is for militarism. Doesn't sound like anyone in that audience found any irony in what Bush said about peace while complimenting them for supporti.....- 6/26/2007 1:15:55 PM
Why Didn't *I* Bid on Texas Toll Roads? I might be RICH NOW!! Even Losers Get Paid (salon) I know I wrote about this before, bears repeating. TxDOT, which is building toll roads because they say they don't have the money to build, um, PUBLIC roads, PAYS off the companies that have losing bi.....- 6/26/2007 12:37:11 PM
Heh! Tom Burka on Cheney Being an Entirely New Branch of Government (salon) It's to laughCritics said that Mr. Cheney was out of line. "He can't just create his own branch of government," said Constiutional Scholar Professor Jenna Blinkerton. "That, in itself, .....- 6/26/2007 12:23:49 PM
Video Compile of High School Presidential Scholars Presenting Bush with Letter To Urge Torture Ban (salon) - 6/26/2007 12:08:27 PM
Does Keith Olbermann suck as much as Joe Scarborough and Andy Jones? (joe) If Keith Olbermann tonight has Paris Hilton as his number 1 story then I am no longer watching Keith Olbermann. Keith's show 'Countdown' is the only show I have left on MSNBC that I watch regularly be.....- 6/26/2007 12:05:25 PM
Joe Scarborough, MSNBC, & Andy Jones SUCK! Mika Brzezinski RULES, leave MSNBC!!! (joe) Mika REFUSED to do the MSNBC LEAD story on Paris Hilton and I compliment her for it. She has more balls than the wimp Joe Scarborough does and I hope she leaves MSNBC as they went to video of Paris AN.....- 6/26/2007 11:32:48 AM
Man Almost Falls Off Chase Tower in Fort Worth.. Decides To Make a Career Change to Medical (salon) Mentioning this interesting story that shows that people with a will can alter career course because of its Glen Rose connection. Ralph Baine of Burleson's wife, Jennifer, works as a physician's assis.....- 6/26/2007 10:22:55 AM
Notes about Local Glen Rose, Texas people-4-H has a Technology Team (salon) I didn't realize that the 4-H in Texas has a technology team. Mason Frye, of Glen Rose, is one of the members on it, and he's quoted in this article."I took a few (technology) classes my freshman.....- 6/26/2007 10:19:06 AM
EOG Gas Company Squelches Citizens in Johnson County, Texas- Restraining Order Issued by Judge (salon) I've said before, when it comes to gas companies OR you, gas companies win. You may think you own your property or have certain rights, but even with a title, you might as well be a renter on your own.....- 6/26/2007 10:03:26 AM
Hybrid Roman Gladiators in Glen Rose- Whipping up Spectacle Entertainment for the Masses (salon) Some months back, I watched the HBO documentary *Friends of God* by A Pelosi, which had, as one bit, the Christian Wrestling Federation from the DFW area. I don't watch the fake wrestling shows, like .....- 6/26/2007 9:41:54 AM
Border Follies- How'd you Like a 100 foot tower in YOUR little town SPYING ON YOU?????? (salon) I don't have an opinion one way or the other yet on whether having 100 foot towers equippped with cameras, radar, and surrounded by fences, while manned (at least right now) by private contractors to .....- 6/25/2007 10:14:29 PM
Who's Over Who With Regard to War? Congress OVER Bush the Wanna-Be Dictator (salon) Earlier I was reading a reply letter from Chet Edwards in which he talked about the War Power Resolution. Since I already know that, technically, the Iraq military conflict is NOT a war (Alberto Gonza.....- 6/25/2007 9:25:32 PM
Mike Gravel on Why Hillary Clinton Scares Him (salon) I know Mike Gravel gets a certain amount of sneers thrown his way, but what he SAYS makes sense. Or at least *I* agree with him. I also, like a lot of people, heard about Hillary Clinton being booed r.....- 6/25/2007 6:07:47 PM
McBlogger Got Me Started on Chet Edwards Again with his *Redemption* entry (salon) Here. As McBlogger reminded, Edwards voted AGAINST habeus corpus. And frankly, you don't have to look very hard to find a lot of votes where, in the last Congress, he voted with Republicans instead of.....- 6/25/2007 5:49:58 PM
Um. *I* want to LASH OUT at Perry and Make my Disappointment Known for what a Self-Serving Putz He is (salon) Sheesh. Saw the title of some PR piece in which some flak on Perry's staff sent out a "Perry Lashes out at Texas Lege, disappointed, yadayada" AS IF he is somehow above all the CRAP that hap.....- 6/25/2007 4:38:28 PM
Leaky Gas Lines Cause Soil and Water Contamination in Eastland/Stephens Counties, Texas (salon) But having the Texas Railroad Commission investigate it? Pfffttt.The 1,600 acres in Eastland and Stephens counties are owned by rancher Jay Marcom, who suspected chemical contamination in January when.....- 6/25/2007 4:31:33 PM
Indiana Toll Roads-Just WAIT till the toll rates rise for cars and truckers later on (salon) Governor 39 Percent managed, with the help of the Texas Legislature, to get his way with gutting our state for a huge toll road; and not just the TTC, but over 80 toll roads and more to come. You don'.....- 6/25/2007 4:19:36 PM
Using Methane Gas from a landfill instead of natural Gas -Mars Snackfoods in Waco (salon) Interesting. The Mars SnackFood U.S. plant in Waco, formerly Masterfoods, may soon use methane gas from the Waco Regional Landfill as fuel.At the Waco City Council meeting Tuesday, the council approve.....- 6/25/2007 4:10:01 PM
Getting the Hay Crop In Versus Time Slice Technology's Equipment Damage (salon) Was reading about how the hay crops are doing this year versus last year's drought. The Weatherford Democrat has an article about how all the excessive rains are causing issues with some. Right after .....- 6/25/2007 3:51:32 PM
Supreme Court- Advocates for Free Speech If you're a Lobbyist-NOT if you're a kid in school (salon) You know, I'd feel a whole lot more like getting with the SCOTU program for free speech if they weren't inconsistent. First up, get ready for a whole lot more SPAM on our Vast Teevee Wasteland as the .....- 6/25/2007 2:32:08 PM
Even a Wimpy President Should Expect the Vice President to Comply with Executive Orders (salon) - 6/25/2007 1:45:09 PM
The Wayward Wind: TxDOT Words and Promises Too Often Ring Hollow (pstern) For TxDOT, false promises and statements a way of life The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) promises many things to Texans and their elected officials, but seldom does the agency follow thro.....- 6/25/2007 4:43:14 AM
How do we KNOW that it's Al Qaeda that's being killed in Iraq and not, as previously said, *insurgents*? (salon) I've wondered this for a long time-we know that Iraq had nothing to do with 9/11. And that there weren't al Qaida terrorists in Iraq before Bush invaded their country. But now, supposedly there are, b.....- 6/24/2007 4:59:18 PM
Our US Government Run Amok By Bystanders-In-Chief and Secretive Surrogate President (salon) Joe on this blog commented the other day about how VP Cheney says he's not part of the Exeutive Branch, therefore, he, unlike every other person in the Executive branch, doesn't have to follow preside.....- 6/24/2007 4:30:56 PM
Who Benefits From TXU Sale to KKR? Not YOU if you're a ratepayer (salon) Dallas Morning News says that there aren't any consumer protections from, say, higher utlity bills, if the KKR sale goes through, unless PUC does some regulation to protect us. Ooops, the Texas Legisl.....- 6/24/2007 6:51:17 AM
*Take The Children Out of Prison*- Hutto (Texas) Private Detention Center Protest Yesterday (salon) " src="http://media.star-telegram.com/smedia/2007/06/24/05/651-154183-123646.standalone.prod_affiliate.58.jpg" width="336" />Some 400-500 people turned out at Taylor, Texas' private detention camp to .....- 6/24/2007 6:46:54 AM
What Happens If We Have Wildfires in Texas... Amidst the Gas Well Boom? (salon) Article in the Aspen, Colorado newspaper points out another aspect of the hazards involved in fighting wildfires when there are gas well rigs all over the area. Here in Somervell County, with the Barn.....- 6/24/2007 6:28:10 AM
Halliburton Cooking the Books? Former Halliburton Accountant Filed Complaint with SEC (salon) You know, Congress under the Republicans barely batted an eye at all the Halliburton abuses. And Halliburton ran like a mouse to Dubai once the Democrats came into power... and it appears this type of.....- 6/24/2007 6:21:27 AM
H1B Visas -*Our Goal is NOT To find a Qualified US Worker*- Lawyer Explains in Video (salon) I've long railed against the H1B Visa scam, and the premise that there aren't enough qualified American workers to fill jobs here, and thus corporations MUST insource workers from other countries... o.....- 6/24/2007 6:07:55 AM
Chet Edwards chastises Bush on Vets' health care (Chair) WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Texas congressman who represents President Bush's home district said Saturday that the administration and Republicans put a higher priority on tax cuts than on veterans' health .....- 6/23/2007 3:34:43 PM
Universal Health Insurance Bill H.R.676 (joe) John Conyers has a bill (HR676) that Michael Moore endorses (http://kucinich.us/node/4652/play). I think its high time the Democrats review and endorse this bill. We need to TAKE THE PROFIT OUT OF HEA.....- 6/23/2007 2:50:32 PM
IMPEACH CHENEY you whimpy democrats...you don't need the senate to convict (joe) I think every Democrat in the House should get on board with Dennis Kucinich's resolution to impeach Vice President dick cheney. Whether or not you have the votes in the senate to convict doesn't matt.....- 6/23/2007 2:10:42 PM
Perry AGAIN Shows that Lining His Pocketbook To Shore Up Future Ambitions Is More Important than Texans (salon) There's no doubt in my mind but that 39 percent is trying to shore up his *street cred* in the world (screw Texas) by going to events sponsored by Neo-Cons. I don't know which butts he's trying to kis.....- 6/23/2007 8:53:03 AM
War with Iran to be STARTED by Israel? With US Then Joining in? (salon) In this house, we've long thought that the way a war with Iran would be started would NOT be by the United States, but by Israel, and then the US would politely jump in to assist with their huge cache.....- 6/23/2007 8:28:07 AM
Satan Joins Churches In Billboard Advertising in Decatur, Texas (salon) Victory Family Church to Satan "Having God say stuff on a highway billboard ala sweetness and light is so passe. Mind if we use you as an anti-character witness on a billboard sign by a major hig.....- 6/23/2007 7:26:00 AM
The May 8th Texas Lege Public Education Hearing on Charter Schools-Erath Excels Testimony (salon) For the last couple of days, I've been talking about Sid Miller (Tx House District 59)'s opposition to accountability for charter schools, and how utterly inappropriate his stance is since his wife is.....- 6/22/2007 6:13:22 PM
Chet Edwards (US Dist 17) To Deliver the Democratic Radio Address This Week (salon) Edwards not only being OUR Congressman, but also Bush's. Update: Here's the MP3 linkThe Texas congressman who represents President Bush's home district said Saturday that the administration and Republ.....- 6/22/2007 5:51:00 PM
Remember that CD the Bushie Twins Made for Daddy? Lawyer Tells RIAA to INVESTIGATE!! (salon) Heh. From Slashdot."After reading an article in the Miami Herald that said "[President] Bush's twin daughters gave him a CD they had made for him to listen to while exercising," a Flori.....- 6/22/2007 2:03:13 PM
Heh -Texas Legislator's *Doctor of the Day* Honors Registered Sex Offender (salon) My favorite line from "In the Pink Texas" about this.“I don’t like the idea that I introduced a sex offender,” Berman said. “He should have told whoever selected him to be the Doctor of the .....- 6/22/2007 1:33:49 PM
Globe on the Bush Marriage in Tatters-Cheating Bush Confesses to Laura, Boozes it up (salon) As usual, when at the store, these headlines CALL OUT TO ME. "Buy me, Buy me, says the Globe. I only cost $3.29 and you can take the rag home and snicker about the article where Bush won't talk a.....- 6/22/2007 1:28:03 PM
What's the point in Bush having executive orders if his own VP doesn't have to follow them? (joe) I was reading this article about how Cheney's office is basically ignoring an executive order (that Clinton and Bush signed) to report their handling of classified information. The article is here: ht.....- 6/22/2007 12:17:53 PM
On Hillary Clinton and Women Voters (salon) I usually watch Hardball every day but ONLY after I have recorded it so I can both skip all the commercials and all the right-wing nuts that come on. That leaves me with about 15 minutes of viewing ti.....- 6/22/2007 10:04:09 AM
Uh-Oh! When Even Kay Bailey Hutchison Deserts Ya, You KNOW You're Unpopular! (salon) I mean, this is the woman who has been following you around with cow eyes for years, who has defended every single stupid, boneheaded, illegal, immoral, and unconstitutional act you have done. But eve.....- 6/22/2007 9:39:32 AM
Another Commercial Waste Injection Well in Somervell County- Near Chalk Mountain (salon) I do NOT remember seeing a notice about this in the Glen Rose Reporter newspaper, but certainly the notices would have gone out to neighbors about this. Here's the info. Quicksilver Resources is the o.....- 6/22/2007 9:01:19 AM
Did Osama Bin Laden Charter A Flight Out of the United States AFter 9/11? (salon) So. We know for a fact that the Saudi family got out of the country via chartered flights while the rest of us were grounded. And that the FBI didn't thoroughly grill and vet them. And that the report.....- 6/22/2007 8:45:04 AM
You Can Protest As Long As It's Not About the Smell or the Noise (salon) Just a quickie. We were told the other day about a concrete plant that's being built up on 51-I kind of think it's related to that notice I saw some months back about a temporary concrete plant and wo.....- 6/22/2007 8:36:59 AM
Hey! Scalia! Put Down That Television Remote and SNAP OUT OF IT! (salon) Yes, I know this is a little bit of old news but I wasnt' around and reading this on McBlogger was my first horse laugh of the week. What is there to say about a crazy, corrupt SCOTU judge who uses a .....- 6/22/2007 8:16:12 AM
Few Bits from the Glen Rose Reporter Newspaper This Week- June 21, 2007 (salon) Glen Rose Reporter newspaper- I'll never complain about rain ever, ever again. We've had 27 inches so far this year. Nice pic of the Glen Rose seven on seven football squad on the front. They've quali.....- 6/22/2007 7:56:43 AM
YouTube's Sorriest Questions For the 2008 Presidential Candidates (salon) - 6/21/2007 10:41:43 PM
Terrorist in Airport O Day- Grannie With her Sandwich-Making Bread Knife (salon) Good to know the TSA is on the JOB, fining Terrorist Grannie $500 for not putting her bread knife in her packed luggage like she ought to have. Grannie the Terrorist tried to beg off by saying it was .....- 6/21/2007 10:36:30 PM
God Forbid AT&T Should Have to Stop Spying on People-Bush Wants Lawsuit Dropped (salon) What's there to say about the Bush administration's sheer arrogance? Citizens want to know about the illegal actions by some telecommunications company who have been, without warrants or permission, g.....- 6/21/2007 10:29:37 PM
LPFM (Low Power FM Radio) Bill Introduced Today In the Senate (salon) - 6/21/2007 10:14:25 PM
Racist Nuclear Power Plant Joke Gone Wrong- About Davis-Besse Plant in Ohio (salon) Let's see. You want to tell a *joke* about a nuclear power plant. A sure fire way to try to scare people, especially querulous, racist people, is to add Middle Eastern Men and *Boom*. A waitress was c.....- 6/21/2007 9:59:22 PM
Kay Granger's (R-Fort Worth) Ignorant Class Bill -Weather Radios for Mobile Homes (salon) I laughed when I read this-Granger has co-sponsored a bill that would require mobile and manufactured homes to come equipped with weather radios. Now, it isn't that I don't think it's a good idea to h.....- 6/21/2007 9:42:04 PM
Denton County's Oak Point in the Sticks Chooses English As their Official Language (Texas) (salon) I used to live in the The Colony and have ancestors that are buried at a couple of cemeteries around Little Elm. Haven't been up that way for awhile, but if you decided to go through the Colony to go .....- 6/21/2007 8:29:47 PM
The Changing Roster at Erath Excels Charter School in Stephenville, TX (salon) One more note for the day about this. I went up to the SOS website to look at the filing documents for the charter school. It's of interest to see who has been on the board or a primary throughout the.....- 6/21/2007 8:17:20 PM
College for Wealthy Elitists Only? (pstern) The answer may be yes.   Fewer Texas children and their families will be able to afford the cost of higher education tuition. Thanks for the sky-rocketing tuition costs of higher education go to Gov. .....- 6/21/2007 4:21:11 PM
Astonished! Sid Miller (Tx House Dist 59) is VICE PRESIDENT of his wife's charter school, Erath Excels (salon) More on Erath Excels, wrote this earlier with links back to some other facts. I called TEA again this afternoon to ask about Erath Excels. Specifically, I was wondering why Erath Excels only passes 11.....- 6/21/2007 4:38:31 PM
Chet Edwards Voting History (Chair) I've put together a list of the bills from the beginning of the year through Feb. on the web site (http://democrats.glenrose.net/vr.asp) along with how Chet voted. Hopefully in the next week I will be.....- 6/21/2007 11:07:37 AM
NAIS and Premises ID Using GPS coordinates- Colorado Briefing (salon) Second article I've seen from Utero County, Colorado about NAIS and the so-called *voluntary* premises registration. Someone from the Colorado State Extension Office talked about the requirements. You.....- 6/21/2007 10:40:36 AM
Farmers Angry at Rick Perry Over His Veto of the Eminent Domain Bill (salon) Said the other day that Tarrant County business people SURE wanted to see Perry veto the eminent domain bill that would have PROTECTED LANDOWNERS AND FARMERS. It's ironic to me that Perry, who was an .....- 6/21/2007 10:31:27 AM
Creepy RFID Chipping of Human Beings News O Day (actually from May )in Oklahoma (salon) - 6/21/2007 9:03:10 AM
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