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Gee! Not Everyone Wants XTO's Gas Well Near Their Schools- Burleson (Johnson County) Texas (salon) But after all, the school WOULD be located on the opposite end from the gas wells. The best part of this article, besides the irate citizen comments, was reading about Walt Dueease, XTO attorney, who .....- 5/30/2007 11:22:35 AM
Waco Friends of Peace Challenged Chet Edwards (US House Dist 17) on his War Appropriations Bill Vote on Tuesday (salon) Nestled in an article about Cindy Sheehan (Crawford, as we all know, is in our congressional district 17) was a bit from Alan Northcutt's plans for Tuesday. You go, Alan! Alan Northcutt of Waco Friend.....- 5/30/2007 11:08:22 AM
If the NAFTA Superhighway is an *Urban Legend*, Why the NASCO Conference Today in Fort Worth, Texas? (salon) The last couple of weeks I've seen an article that was picked up by newspapers around the country, and it appears to have been PR trying to soothe people's fears about a huge HIGHWAY splitting the cou.....- 5/30/2007 10:37:31 AM
What if we gave a coup and nobody came? (pstern) Then we'd still have the Texas legislature as is. It's a good thing these legislators weren't part of the revolution against King George of England back in 1776, or we all still would be a part of Gre.....- 5/30/2007 2:29:40 AM
Bush Says Iraq War and Militarily Taking Down Tyrants is America's Destiny (salon) Reference: Joe writing about this the other day. I thought I'd go look at the actual video to see him saying that, and when I looked again at the Newsweek article referencing this, the *destiny* refer.....- 5/29/2007 12:08:11 PM
Bush Ignores Reality and Thinks Most Americans Agree With Him About His Failed Iraq War Policy (salon) AP article calls it his *alternative reality*. I call it willfully delusional.Democrats view the November elections that gave them control of Congress as a mandate to bring U.S. troops home from Iraq......- 5/29/2007 11:20:40 AM
Somervell County Pic O Day-Geese (salon) - 5/29/2007 10:40:12 AM
In Honor of Cindy Sheehan For What She did-Some Videos from Camp Casey (salon) that I took in 2005 and 2006. August 10  August 11   August 12   2006Bush- *It's Important for me to get on with my life* for why he didn't meet with SheehanChet Edwards on why he didn't meet with Cin.....- 5/29/2007 9:57:43 AM
Rainwater harvesting in Texas-This Year has been a perfect time (salon) I took a class recently on rainwater harvesting and it inspired me. I was worried a couple of weeks ago that I wouldn't get the chance to collect rainwater but oh, baby, has it been RAINING. Every sin.....- 5/29/2007 9:34:11 AM
Summary of the 2007 Texas Legislature Session (salon) - 5/29/2007 8:38:30 AM
Hey! Slow Down! Truck Traffic in Johnson County, TX Speed Limits to be Lowered (salon) Article in the FWST about Johnson County Commissioner's Court voting on lowering speed limits, for commercial trucks, on county roads from 40 mph to 30 mph. GOOD! Commissioners say they've gotten nume.....- 5/29/2007 8:17:44 AM
Ponder (Denton Co) TX - Injecting Nasty Waste Into The Ground News O Day (salon) No more carefree bike rides for kids in this neighborhood once the THIRD commercial waste injection well goes in around this city. Chief Operating LLC received a permit to drill an underground injecti.....- 5/29/2007 7:53:32 AM
SB 792, the fake moratorium bill, sits on the governor's desk (pstern) These days it seems harder to judge friend or foe.It's a very sad day for Texans, but most don't even know about SB 792 and its pending repercussions.Promising Texans to watch out for their best inter.....- 5/28/2007 4:59:38 PM
PPP-Private Public Partnerships and Tying Them to People's Pension Funds (salon) First up, I clipped some of the hearing Barney Frank held about 2 weeks ago on PPPs-you can find them on CanOFun here- search on PPP if they've floated to another page. I've been wondering how many pe.....- 5/28/2007 4:21:46 PM
Perfect *The United States Has to Be In Iraq to Fight the Terrorists Who Are in Iraq Because the US Is in Iraq* (salon) The Palm Beach Post nails it. So, in a commencement speech this week at the Coast Guard Academy and in a White House news conference, President Bush fell back on the argument that even if the surge do.....- 5/28/2007 4:12:44 PM
AUDIO- Walkout of Craddick-the-Dictator Opponents on May 27, 2007 (Sunday night) (salon) Watched this today and made an MP3 of it. I had my popcorn all warm and toasty and was not disappointed. When you see Republicans like Krusee and Haggerty making speeches against Craddick, you know th.....- 5/28/2007 4:07:49 PM
Nearly ONE THOUSAND American Troops Have been Killed in Iraq.. Since LAST Memorial Day (salon) (Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius places a wreath during a Memorial Day ceremony in Topeka, Kan-remember, not enough National Guard in her state for natural disasters)and that number is expected to rise......- 5/28/2007 11:50:53 AM
Iraq and Afghanistan wars are part of our countries 'destiny' says Bush (joe) President Bush thinks that Afghanistan and Iraq are part of our countries 'destiny'. Brings back a 'Back to the Future' momemt, 'I am your destiny' in my best George McFly voice. Ok I really can't mak.....- 5/28/2007 11:58:48 AM
Dysfunctional Family at the State Capitol (pstern) Legislative upheaval didn't  happen overnight! Last night there was a walkout staged by more than one-third of our legislators. It took years of dysfunctionality and poor leadership to get to this poi.....- 5/28/2007 10:21:46 AM
Windmill In Your Back Yard-Off the Grid-NOT if You're in Melissa, Texas (salon) Because I used to live in Denton County, I have a picture in my mind of what it looks like up 75, North of McKinney, when you follow 121 north. I suppose I need to revise that, because now I imagine t.....- 5/28/2007 10:40:46 AM
Anti-War? In Alabama, Department of Homeland Security Thinks You're a Terrorist (salon) And it wasn't merely anti-war activists; also libertarians, gay rights, and pro-life activists. After complaints by, um, CITIZENS, who saw the website, the DHS in Alabama took that part of the website.....- 5/28/2007 9:22:45 AM
Republicans Push Reduction of Troops Later This Year Now That the Dems Have Capitulated (salon) Series of news articles coming out today that are entitled with titles about troop *reductions* after General Patreus report later this year. They are coming from... Republicans, who undoubtedly are w.....- 5/27/2007 7:31:43 PM
Let's Auction Off the Presidency-With the Winner Being the One That Raises the Most Campaign Money (salon) Saw this in Texas Observer, May 18, 2007, in an article about the book "The Money Men: Capitalism, Democracy and the Hundred Years War Over the American Dollar" by Brands. I liked what Steve.....- 5/27/2007 6:21:59 PM
Texas SB 482 DEAD- TXU Now Free To Screw Over Rateholders (salon) As it evolved to a House-Senate compromise last week, the bill would have: •Given the Public Utility Commission new authority to levy fines – as much as $1 million a day – on any company that manipula.....- 5/27/2007 5:51:49 PM
Who in the Texas Delegation Has the Most Clout? Chet Edwards US House Dist 17 (salon) He comes in even above KBH, according to power rankings of both the US Senate and the House. 37-Edwards39-Reyes40-KBHand (snicker)77-CornynRep. Gene Green, D-Houston, came in at 91; Sheila Jackson Lee.....- 5/27/2007 5:48:21 PM
FWST has an article on Chet Edwards (US House Dist 17) Today (salon) Getting to Know Your Elected Officials.Biggest constituent priority right now? Strengthening homeland security, fighting terroristsNot THIS constituent. Mine is getting the heck COMPLETELY out of Iraq.....- 5/27/2007 5:42:57 PM
AUDIO- Selected Bits from Texas House on Friday- Old Parlimentarian Versus New and Disruptions of Dictator (salon) - 5/27/2007 5:21:09 PM
AUDIO- Exchange of Jim Dunnam with Craddick about The Texas House Rules, May 2007 (salon) MP3  Adding a second one (MP3) from this afternoon. What's sort of amusing in a sick way is how Craddick repeats what the parlimentarian says-it reminds one of a puppet and puppeteer. I mean, why don'.....- 5/27/2007 4:56:33 PM
AUDIO- Mark Strama on Craddick's Disregard of Texas House Rules -May 27, 2007 (salon) MP3  Wow, that was powerful. I'm watching the House floor live and saw weasely looking Craddick get up quickly after Strama had finished WHILE THE GALLERY ERUPTED IN APPLAUSE.  You know, when I listen.....- 5/27/2007 4:07:23 PM
US Airstrikes in Iraq-More Civilian Deaths Than Other Type of Weaponry? Why Secret? (salon) A must read. Did the U.S. military use cluster bombs in Iraq in 2006 and then lie about it? Does the U.S. military keep the numbers of rockets and cannon rounds fired from its planes and helicopters s.....- 5/27/2007 3:48:08 PM
Heh- Hogzilla O Day and Other Predator Musings (salon) Jamison Stone, 11, poses with a wild pig he killed near Delta, Ala., May 3, 2007. Stone's father says the hog weighed a staggering 1,051 pounds and measured 9-feet-4 from the tip of its snout to the b.....- 5/27/2007 9:51:45 AM
The *Other* War- Taliban Defeated? No. And US Military Commitment Becoming a Burden (salon) Remember that ha-ha moment when Bush said the Taliban had been defeated? (Sept 27, 2004) -" And as a result of the United States military, Taliban no longer is in existence. And the people of Afg.....- 5/27/2007 9:24:04 AM
Passage of SB 792: a bad joke against hardworking Texans (pstern) Legislators lied to Texans!!! What happened to the 2-year toll moratorium portion of this bill, that was almost unanimously approved by the House and Senate?  What happened to making TxDOT more accoun.....- 5/26/2007 11:41:35 PM
Czechs Don't Want US Military Presence in Their Country- 2/3 Don't Want Radar Base (salon) How would WE feel if a foreign government wanted to put a military base on our soil? Czech Government says PFFFFFF to the people who live there. The govt must be getting a LOT of money from the United.....- 5/26/2007 5:17:49 PM
Explosion at Quicksilver Gas Processing Plant in Granbury (Hood County) Texas (salon) A 27-year-old Mineral Wells man was in critical condition Friday night after an explosion at a Quicksilver Resources natural gas processing plant in southeast Hood County. The explosion occurred when .....- 5/26/2007 4:20:21 PM
Audio- TX House-Tommy Merritt Tries A Point of Order and Ghostly Disembodied Speaker Channels Sylvester Turner (salon) It's been raining out today and it's too wet to do yard projects, so I thought I'd listen to the Texas House, especially since the brouhaha over trying to oust Creepy Dictator Craddick sounded kind of.....- 5/26/2007 2:28:14 PM
AUDIO- SB792 from Saturday Session as Explained by Smith and Questions by Kolkhorst et al (salon) - 5/26/2007 2:03:39 PM
FISA Lies- Mike McConnell MISREPRESENTS the FISA Law to Try to Swindle the American Public (salon) I saw an article this morning that is essentially a WP article being reposted in newspapers all over the country-it is entitled "FISA: A law that terrorism has outrun for too long" and is wr.....- 5/26/2007 12:22:38 PM
Permanent Occupation in Iraq- Bush's New Snake Oil to Fool People Into Thinking We're Leaving Iraq (salon) VIDEO on CanOFun where Bush, in October 2006, is asked about permanent bases in Iraq.Don't be FOOLED by the so-called shift in direction by Bush. It is the SAME direction he has been planning all alon.....- 5/26/2007 10:19:40 AM
U.S. Government Policy: Going down for the 3rd time- Neither Republicans nor Democrats Deserve the 2008 Presidency (salon) (Special to Salon-from Peter Stern)We may not know where we're heading, but we're certainly on our way. The way things are going in Washington and throughout the nation neither Republicans nor Democra.....- 5/26/2007 8:47:46 AM
Speaker only one safe in Texas from legislature? (pstern) Who is protecting the people of Texas? House Speaker Tom Craddick played another hand of legislative Texas Hold'em [poker] and again "beat the pants off" House Representatives who wanted to .....- 5/26/2007 8:21:44 AM
So.. Clinton Waited to Vote No AFTER the Vote Count Showed the Funding Passed- Video (salon) When I was watching Countdown last night, KO several times interrupted his interviews to keep us updated on what was going on with the spending bill. It was notable that both Obama AND Clinton waited .....- 5/25/2007 11:41:53 PM
BREAKING NEWS: FM 1826 (pstern) BREAKING NEWS:        FM 1826  Neighbors, friends, constituents and media contacts: Our combined efforts have resolved the FM 1826 issue.   I received an informal communication from the Senate Committ.....- 5/25/2007 5:42:03 PM
Kitty Pic O Day (salon) - 5/25/2007 1:58:57 PM
Democrat by Default - An Expression that Explains Who I Am (salon) I read this excellent post on *Campaigning in Texas" in which M Parsons writes an open letter to Howard Dean explaining how he feels about the Democratic party. The line ..Dear Dr. Dean: I want y.....- 5/25/2007 1:19:59 PM
Ve Are Vatching You At Ze Airport-Vat Is Zat Shirt? TSA on the Job (salon) It's not so much that TSA catches people wearing fake military uniforms EVEN THOUGH THE MAN HAD LONG HAIR. It's that they have creepy people in a group called "TSA Behavior Detection Team" t.....- 5/25/2007 12:56:31 PM
ASK Clinton/Obama/Edwards about Military Bases in Iraq AFTER Troop Withdrawal (whenever the heck that is) (salon) WILL there be American military in Iraq after a so-called troop withdrawal? (which seems to be couched as *combat troops* versus, what? Training-The-Iraqi-Troops? Ad infinitum? I want to hear a straig.....- 5/25/2007 12:28:47 PM
The Iraq SellOut- Bad To Worse- David Sirota About the Dems Bragging to the Press About What they Did (salon) Yeah. Watching the Dems go on teevee and try to tell the ignorant that they were actually standing up against Bush by voting for funding the war made me ill. But there's a piece to what the Democrats .....- 5/25/2007 11:21:18 AM
Why Don't They Just Frisk and XRay All the School Kids in Dallas Every Time They Come or Go? (salon) I mean, wouldn't it be easier (she said with a voice dripping with sarcasm) to get one of those Naked Xray machines the airport is using and process each kid through there with the vice principal look.....- 5/25/2007 10:56:22 AM
NC-Wake Co Superior Court- ANY Religious Text, including Koran, May be used to swear in witnesses (salon) The Council on American- Islamic Relations (CAIR) today welcomed a ruling by a North Carolina judge that any religious text, not just a Bible, may be used to swear in witnesses or jurors in that state.....- 5/24/2007 6:04:25 PM
Kucinich Voted No on the Bill to Fund the Occupation of Iraq-Tells Colleagues to get a spine (salon) Well, not exactly get a spine, those are MY words. WASHINGTON, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D., Ohio) will vote No on the latest bill to fund the continued occupation.....- 5/24/2007 5:56:25 PM
Terrorism Fears by the Energy Dept- Pantex in Amarillo, Nuclear Weapons Site, is on STRIKE (salon) Let's see. One of the plants that helps the US with their Nuclear Weapons Program has unionized guards that are on strike. After 6 weeks, the Energy Dept is getting worried and has sent a top security.....- 5/24/2007 5:48:20 PM
Sid Miller Says the State of Texas *OWNS* Erath Excels Charter School and his wife is *Just An Employee* (salon) The other day Sid Miller said he had no problem with voting against Shapiro's bill to bring more accountability to charter schools and that he didn't think it was a conflict of interest to fight again.....- 5/24/2007 4:55:24 PM
74% of Muslims Surveyed Wants US To Remove Bases and Military Forces From all Islamic Countries (salon) Article in US News on the US through Muslim Eyes. An extensive, new public opinion survey conducted in four predominantly Muslim countries finds not only that hard feelings toward the United States' g.....- 5/24/2007 4:24:03 PM
Health Alert: Medicare Prescription Drug Plan D Needs Fine-Tuning (pstern) Secretary of U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services Tells Congress to Leave Medicare Part D Alone --- "It’s working fine."Recently Michael Leavitt’s letter was printed in the Cincinnati E.....- 5/24/2007 2:10:59 PM
Yesterday I was Furious at the Democrats Over the Iraq Cave-and Olbermann Said What I Wanted to hear (salon) What I expressed yesterday- and here, Special comment from KO-The Entire Government Has Failed Us On Iraq.This is, in fact, a comment about… betrayal.Few men or women elected in our history—whether ex.....- 5/24/2007 9:28:48 AM
No Child Left Behind? 44,000 Seniors in Texas Were-Kindness in Stephenville (salon) I teared up a little at what Stephenville ISD did for 10 seniors who didn't pass one part of the TAKS test-although they didn't receive graduation diplomas, they will be able to participate in graduat.....- 5/24/2007 9:21:10 AM
Globe Snark On Bush- Queen Meddles in Bush Divorce War-Bush Tells Her MYOB (salon) The Globe has really been going to town on hitting Bush on his boozing, upcoming divorce and bisexual liason while he was married.  (Here's the last cover we put here). And now, even the Queen of Engl.....- 5/24/2007 8:28:57 AM
Hays County Commissioners Ignore Recent Road Bond Election (pstern) How many times do voters have to say "No!" ?Hays County Commissioners are: Judge Liz Sumter, Karen Ford, Debbie Ingalsbe, Will Conley and Jeff Barton (Sumter, Ford and Barton were recently e.....- 5/23/2007 3:21:58 PM
Up Your Nose With a Rubber Hose (salon) - 5/23/2007 12:30:05 PM
You Can't Be A Democracy and FOR Democracy If You Do Covert CIA Ops To Overthrow Democratic Governments (salon) The whole sham of hearing "The United States is a Democracy and We Want To Bring Democracy To Other Countries" is exposed when one reads an article that shows that we, the United States taxp.....- 5/23/2007 11:38:42 AM
Enough of the Unofficial Two-Party System- Democrats Wimp Out (salon) It wasn't until I was watching Countdown last night that the ineffectualness of the Democrats stopping Bush on the Iraq War fully hit me. I'm not sad, I'm furious, because the decision by the Senate D.....- 5/23/2007 10:57:57 AM
SB 792 Without Amendment 13 Allows Toll Roads!!! (pstern) The way SB 792 is worded it enables TxDOT to circumvent the moratorium portion of what was in HB 1892 that would stop privatization of toll projects for a 2-year period..Rep. Lois Kolkhorst wrote Amen.....- 5/22/2007 4:28:37 PM
You're a Texas Legislator-Your Wife Runs an Unacceptably Rated Charter School - Should You Vote Against Higher Standards? (salon) Sheesh. Sid Milller of our District 59 thinks there's no conflict of interest in voting for a bill that directly affects his wife's livelihood. Um. Hello! CONFLICT OF INTEREST LESSONS HERE.....- 5/22/2007 10:52:08 AM
US Embassy in Iraq- Under Budget-On Time- Monument to George Bush's Folly (salon) - 5/22/2007 7:50:53 AM
New Jersey- State's Pension Fund Owns Almost 32 Million Shares of Stock in Toll Road Companies (salon) I've been reading up on Private-Public Partnerships and pension funds for awhile and I knew that there are a lot of corporations who, unbeknownst to the people who work there, are investing PENSION FU.....- 5/22/2007 7:26:43 AM
John Edwards-Does He Support Militarism, Too? Does He Want to Bring Back the Draft? (salon) Saw this article yesterday which, in part, has to do with a call to speak up against the Iraq War on Memorial Day. That, naturally, doesn't sit too well with the American Legion. But what got my atten.....- 5/22/2007 7:13:45 AM
Bush to Iraq-You Either Sign that Oil Law Or We'll LEAVE and Quit Giving You Money! (salon) Because, and it should be extremely clear to everyone know, It's All About Signing the Oil Law. First up, there was this interesting comment that Iraqi's military was drawing up plans in case US troop.....- 5/22/2007 6:54:40 AM
Should Iraq Post-Bush Be a US Project? We're Leaving Troops In Iraq With EITHER Party- (salon) The American people have said they want us to get OUT of Iraq. And that does NOT mean, *Oh, Except for the Special Forces and the bases and other permanent structures that will keep United States Mili.....- 5/22/2007 6:40:03 AM
Be a Patriot-Call for Impeachment of Alberto Gonzales (salon) - 5/21/2007 11:25:47 AM
No Gas Tax Increase? That's the Reason for Toll Roads! (salon) Yes. I know the price of gas is really high right now. I drove to Dallas yesterday and it was over 3 bucks a gallon to fill the tank. I DO drive a hybrid so I get great gas mileage, but I also think i.....- 5/21/2007 10:33:57 AM
China to Buy $3 Million Stake in Blackstone Group-Private Equity (salon) China has agreed to acquire a $3 billion stake in the U.S. private-equity firm Blackstone Group. The deal marks the country's long-anticipated move to expand how it invests its huge foreign-exchange r.....- 5/21/2007 10:22:21 AM
Oil & Gas Scam O Day- JUDGE in Brownsville Supplied Undocumented Workers to Oil Rig Builder (salon) and he frigging owns the corporations that supplied them. Plus, he also was the oil rig builder's attorney before he became a judge. How ironic that a JUDGE, interpreter of the law, would be BREAKING .....- 5/21/2007 9:54:09 AM
Texas Lege *Refines* Toll Plans- NO! Difference Between *Moratorium* and *Two-Year Delay* (salon) VOTE THESE PEOPLE OUT in the next election. FIND someone to run against them now that is for Texans and let's get RID of anyone who thinks that taking people's land for TOLL ROADS is a good thing. I h.....- 5/21/2007 9:47:41 AM
Macquarie Plans to Privatize the World through private equity deals-WHY does the United States Allow This???????? (salon) I'm hoping ordinary people in this country are paying attention to this... because the people making money off us surely are.  I'll say again, how do they finance this stuff? Partially through people'.....- 5/21/2007 9:13:48 AM
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