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5th Republican Senator Comes Out Against Trumpcare Senate Bill (6/24/2017) (salon) https://www.yahoo.com/news/nevada-senator-becomes-fifth-republican-212028180.htmlYahoo Heller, who faces re-election in 2018 in the Democratic-leaning state, said on Friday: “I cannot suppo.....- 7/19/2017 7:36:19 AM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 6/24/2017 (salon) Hah, this is obviously not Trump and Pence but it's so funny Your Texas Lege at work- Love What Strauss said Meanwhile, Straus said, “We are starting to send the wrong signal abo.....- 7/19/2017 7:36:54 AM
Hilariously Astonishing- Definitive list of Donald Trump Lies (salon) NYTimes Trump Told Public Lies or Falsehoods Every Day for His First 40 Days The list above uses the conservative standard of demonstrably false statements. By that standard, Trump told .....- 7/19/2017 7:35:22 AM
2017- Invocations at Glen Rose ISD School Board Meetings (salon) salon   Have spoken before about invocations particularly offered at school board meetings, where the audience can quite often include children. At the time, in the year 2010,.....- 7/19/2017 7:35:52 AM
Interesting- Hindus seek Diwali holiday in all Texas schools (salon) I received this press release the other day and believe it makes sense. If students get out of school for other religious holidays, then why not Diwali?  Hindus are urging all public school .....- 7/19/2017 7:34:58 AM
Rick Perry told by American Meteorological Society that he fundamentally doesn't understand climate change (salon) The Hill A group of weather scientists is ripping Energy Secretary Rick Perry, saying that he lacks a “fundamental understanding of the science” behind climate change. “It is.....- 7/19/2017 7:33:12 AM
Trump in the News - 6/23/2017 (salon) Supreme Court limits ability to strip citizenship-Trump admin loses. The justices ruled unanimously in favor of an ethnic Serb from Bosnia who lied about her husband's military service. Ju.....- 7/19/2017 7:33:43 AM
Why is Glen Rose ISD Partnering with a Christian School Supplies Organization? (salon) Updated 9/8/2017 here Glen Rose Elementary is heavily advertising school supplies on the GRISD Elementary School Facebook page. There is an issue right off the bat with this, regarding why, to be .....- 7/19/2017 7:34:30 AM
FINALLY the video from Somervell County Hospital District meeting posted (July 2017) (salon) How long would you want to wait to hear or see a government meeting after the fact? If you said "two days before the next likely meeting, about a month later", you would be CORRECT. Looks li.....- 7/19/2017 7:32:24 AM
Turk v SCHD and Ray Reynolds Case Set for December 18 2017 (salon) Hadn't looked at the Turk case for awhile, saw this today- Scheduling order downloaded from Pacer. Among other items like dates when discovery should be done, motions filed, etc, the date of .....- 7/19/2017 7:32:46 AM
Sid Miller Fined by Texas Ethics Commission (salon) Improper campaign accounting-from Texas Tribune Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller has been sanctioned for sloppily reporting campaign finances during his 2014 run for office. .....- 7/19/2017 7:31:26 AM
Happy Summer Solstice Day.. and other summer fun (salon) Got equiment for a beehive about a week ago which now adds another project to my summer. The beehive came in a kit, so I put the boxes together and have just finished giving them an external white pai.....- 7/19/2017 7:31:51 AM
9th Circuit Refuses To Lift Hold on Trump's Travel Ban (June 12 2017) (salon) LA Times “In suspending the entry of more than 180 million nationals from six countries, suspending the entry of all refugees, and reducing the cap on the admission of refugees from 110,000.....- 7/19/2017 7:30:31 AM
Summer Ahead- Light Posting (2017) (salon) I have 2 major projects for the summer that will be garnering most of my attention. One is to stain the porch. Not trivial, as I first need to get some paint stripper and remove the existing paint, th.....- 7/19/2017 7:30:59 AM
x (salon) I have 2 major projects for the summer that will be garnering most of my attention. One is to stain the porch. Not trivial, as I first need to get some paint stripper and remove the existing paint, th.....- 7/19/2017 7:30:01 AM
The World as a Human Place- While Donald Trump Poisons the World (salon) I have 2 major projects for the summer that will be garnering most of my attention. One is to stain the porch. Not trivial, as I first need to get some paint stripper and remove the existing paint, th.....- 7/19/2017 7:28:29 AM
Donald Trump the Philistine- Reaction to Pulling Out of Paris Accord (salon) Trump's disaster Only future generations will be able to calculate the full consequences of President Trump’s incredibly shortsighted approach to climate change, since it is they who wi.....- 7/19/2017 7:29:20 AM
Memorial Day has lost its meaning? So have most holidays (salon) Trump's disaster Only future generations will be able to calculate the full consequences of President Trump’s incredibly shortsighted approach to climate change, since it is they who wi.....- 7/19/2017 7:27:25 AM
Bathroom Bill- On Texas Trying to Discriminate-Businesses Strike Back (salon) Dan Patrick is a nut. Despite his saying that the "Bathroom Bill" does not discriminate against transgender Texans, people of common sense know that it does. I never in my life thought there.....- 7/19/2017 7:28:05 AM
Trump and Pence - How Low Can Their Approval Ratings Go? Lower Today- 5/25/2017 (salon) Hill Note that the reference is a FOX NEWS poll President Trump and Vice President Pence are facing their lowest approval ratings since the inauguration, according to a new Fox News pol.....- 7/19/2017 7:25:38 AM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 5/28/2017 (salon) This has truly been a great month for a number of personal reasons. Sometimes things just come together in a terrific way. I'm always thinking about turning part of my garage into an arts and craf.....- 7/19/2017 7:26:10 AM
Somervell County Jail/Sheriff Incident/FireEMS Logs - 4/19/2017- 5/18/2017 (salon) This has truly been a great month for a number of personal reasons. Sometimes things just come together in a terrific way. I'm always thinking about turning part of my garage into an arts and craf.....- 7/19/2017 7:24:40 AM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 5/25/2017 (salon) salon   Should a candidate bodyslam a reporter simply because he's annoyed by, gasp, being asked questions? Nope-Montana Gianforte violated that pledg.....- 7/19/2017 7:25:09 AM
Religious News and Notes from the Distaff Side - 5/23/2017 (salon) Didn't realize that early christians were called atheists because they didn't believe in pagan gods. IRONY ALERT!!!  One such remembrance in the form of a story related in a let.....- 7/19/2017 7:23:32 AM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 5/23/2017 (salon) Before it gets too hot, I'm spending a lot of time away from the computer and outside. It's been raining a lot lately, which is great and helping out random trees I've been transplanting.....- 7/19/2017 7:24:10 AM
Video from Somervell County Hospital District Meetings on 4/27/2017 (salon) Before it gets too hot, I'm spending a lot of time away from the computer and outside. It's been raining a lot lately, which is great and helping out random trees I've been transplanting.....- 7/19/2017 7:22:35 AM
On Donald Trump's Lies and *Fake News* -from Brooke Gladstone's Interview with Think (salon) salon   Heard Brooke Gladstone talk about her new book "The Trouble With Reality" on Think (KERA) the other day.Was particularly struck by this part, which I have ex.....- 7/19/2017 7:23:02 AM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 5/15/2017 (salon) This is the busiest I've been in some years, mostly with outside projects. Made a chicken waterer and chicken feeder for the poultry, plus busy mowing, trimming stuff, putting out mulch, and gener.....- 7/19/2017 7:21:33 AM
UPDATE- Mountain Lion Apparently Killed a Horse in Cleburne -Actually was barbed wire (salon) UPDATE Fort Worth Star-Telegram Officials determined that a horse near Cleburne died Monday of wounds suffered from a barbed wire fence and wasn’t attacked by a mountain lion, as initiall.....- 7/19/2017 7:22:02 AM
Vehicle Bumper for Texas Ranger NOT Included in State of Texas Budget (salon) UPDATE Fort Worth Star-Telegram Officials determined that a horse near Cleburne died Monday of wounds suffered from a barbed wire fence and wasn’t attacked by a mountain lion, as initiall.....- 7/19/2017 7:20:22 AM
Somervell County resident? Not City? You'll pay if you want to drop off stray dog at City of Glen Rose (salon) Somervell County resident only, if you live in the city, this doesn't apply to you. Suppose you find a stray dog or cat (or other animal) on your property that you determine is not one of your nei.....- 7/19/2017 7:20:53 AM
Craig Dodson's Resignation from PGCD Accepted by Somervell County Commissioners (salon) Somervell County resident only, if you live in the city, this doesn't apply to you. Suppose you find a stray dog or cat (or other animal) on your property that you determine is not one of your nei.....- 7/19/2017 7:19:19 AM
Video- Somervell County Commissioners on Animal Control May 8 2017 (salon) from the Somervell County Commissioners Court meeting May 8 2017. Previous post on this.  Synopsis: Somervell County no longer has any written contractual arrangement/agreement with the C.....- 7/19/2017 7:19:52 AM
Video- Somervell County Seeks Appraisals for Old Jail and Heritage Buildings (salon) from the Somervell County Commissioners Court meeting May 8 2017. Previous post on this.  Synopsis: Somervell County no longer has any written contractual arrangement/agreement with the C.....- 7/19/2017 7:18:53 AM
Video-Revised Lease Agreement with Glen Rose CVB re: Old Jail -May 8 2017 (salon) from the Somervell County Commissioners Court meeting May 8 2017. Previous post on this.  Synopsis: Somervell County no longer has any written contractual arrangement/agreement with the C.....- 7/19/2017 7:17:27 AM
Video-Somervell County Lease with GRISD's IT Dept - May 8 2017 (salon) from the Somervell County Commissioners Court meeting May 8 2017. Previous post on this.  Synopsis: Somervell County no longer has any written contractual arrangement/agreement with the C.....- 7/19/2017 7:18:10 AM
Video- Somervell County Commissioners Court Regular Session 5/8/2017-Full (salon) Agenda Budget Transfers -TY Brian Watts Incidentally, VERY impressed. The audio from the meeting is already up on the Somervell County Commissioners Court website here  THE SAME D.....- 7/19/2017 7:16:27 AM
Video-Dwayne Griffin on Law Enforcement Calls City/County Stats- May 2017 (salon) salon   from Somervell County Commissioners Court May 8 2017 Here is an abridged report, from Griffin, regarding the stats (stats current as of 5-4-2017) Co.....- 7/19/2017 7:16:59 AM
Trump O Day- 5/5/2017 (salon) This cracked me up. Trump is such a clown. He interrupts praising his Trumpcare passing the house  to say  Hey, I'm President! Hey, I'm president! Can you believe it, right.....- 7/19/2017 7:15:58 AM
So.. Trump Thinks the Universal Healthcare Australia Gets is Better than HIS Trumpcare (so far) 2017) (salon) Had to laugh, JUST LIKE BERNIE SANDERS, when, AFTER the House passed their gawdawful, cruel Tax Cut for the Rich While Cutting healthcare for the poor, Trump told the visiting Australian PM that Aus.....- 7/19/2017 7:15:01 AM
Upcoming Movies I want to see IN A THEATRE (2017) (salon) salon   Guardians of the Galaxy 2 IT, releases Sept 8 and no doubt, Wonder Woman, which releases June 2.    .....- 7/19/2017 7:13:29 AM
Wonder Why Somervell County Wants Appraisals for a couple of Buildings? (May 2017) (CORRECTION) (salon) While looking at the agenda for May 8, 2017 for the Somervell County Commissioners Court, I noticed that item 10 is to  Discuss/take action on obtaining an appraisal for the following proper.....- 7/19/2017 7:14:07 AM
Craig Dodson Sent Letter of Resignation from Prairie Groundwater Conservation District April 25, 2017 (salon) Saw this agenda item on the upcoming Somervell County Commissioners Court meeting of 5/8/2017 Discuss/take action on accepting the resignation of a board member on the PGCD Board. Refers to .....- 7/19/2017 7:12:27 AM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 5/4/2017 (salon) salon   Been spending a whole lot of time outdoors the last couple of weeks since the weather has been so great. Have had goslings hatch out, plus have gotten some mulch from .....- 7/19/2017 7:13:01 AM
If Houses of Worship Want to Endorse Political Candidates, LET THEM PAY TAXES LIKE THE REST OF US (salon) salon   I believe in separation of church and state and think religion should stay out of politics. Apparently cretins like Trump would like to see ministers be able to be jus.....- 7/19/2017 7:11:45 AM
Happy National Day of Reason -May 4 2017 (salon) “Day of Reason” Resolution Introduced in House of Reps. (Washington, DC, April 7th, 2017)—Yesterday, United States Representative Ted Lieu (D-CA) introduced a resolution in .....- 7/19/2017 7:10:41 AM
Booo! Here Comes TrumpCare if the Republicans Have Their Way- May 4 2017 (salon) and of course Congress has exempted itself from its provisions. Ugh.  Trumpcare eliminates pre-existing conditions protections. All told, the AHCA would allot $138 billion over 10 years f.....- 7/19/2017 7:11:14 AM
Audio- Somervell County Water District Meeting - April 20, 2017 (salon) Agenda AUDIO Somervell County Water District Notice of Meeting of Board of Directors NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a meeting of the Board of Directors of Somervell County Water District (.....- 7/19/2017 7:09:42 AM
Eventually Ray Reynolds of Glen Rose Medical Center Will Retire.. (2017) (salon) Ray Reynolds is CEO of Glen Rose Medical Center, who serves as an employee of the Somervell County Hospital District. I have heard Ron Hankins, who is currently Somervell County Hospital District boar.....- 7/19/2017 7:10:07 AM
So... Somervell County Hospital District wants to know about pending litigation (salon) Noticed on the agenda for the regular board meeting for April 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm that one of the entries is Executive Closed Session a. The Board will meet in closed session pursuant to Se.....- 7/19/2017 7:08:39 AM
Making Fun of Donald Trump on his 100 day baloney (salon) Poor Trump "I thought it would be easier"  Donald Trump is the least popular president in US history Trump obviously clueless about the money taxpayers spend, as well as the incon.....- 7/19/2017 7:09:09 AM
Video-Somervell County Hospital District Regular Meeting March 30, 2017 (salon) Agenda Note that the video was not published on the Somervell County Hospital District youtube website until April 18, 2017, which is 19 physical days after the meeting, or 11 business da.....- 7/19/2017 7:07:37 AM
Hey, *CapNRon*, Ron Hankins, DO YOUR JOB and QUIT BEING A HYPOCRITE! (salon) As readers of Somervell County Salon know, I, as an interested citizen, like to either video record meetings or watch/listen to government public meetings. I figure I'm just like any other person .....- 7/19/2017 7:08:08 AM
Hahah, Trump thought being president would be easier than his old life (salon) Reuters "I loved my previous life. I had so many things going," Trump told Reuters in an interview. "This is more work than in my previous life. I thought it would be easier.".....- 7/19/2017 7:06:47 AM
Craig Dodson Indictment Paper- Theft of Property - $20,000-$100,000 Aggregated (salon) Reuters "I loved my previous life. I had so many things going," Trump told Reuters in an interview. "This is more work than in my previous life. I thought it would be easier.".....- 7/19/2017 7:06:09 AM
Hay Barn Mulch No Longer Taken To Dump - (Somervell- 4/27/2017) (salon) On Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Somervell County Convenience Station, one can have the county people fill up a pickup with mulch. I usually go 2-3 times a year to get mulch to put around trees and b.....- 7/19/2017 7:01:33 AM
Trump's Red Button On His Desk-Hahah- Uses it to get Coke (salon) On Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Somervell County Convenience Station, one can have the county people fill up a pickup with mulch. I usually go 2-3 times a year to get mulch to put around trees and b.....- 7/19/2017 7:01:59 AM
On Somervell County Court's Case Against Lonnie Walsh (April 24, 2017) (salon) I went yesterday to hear Walsh's jury trial, that he requested. First time I have ever been to a Somervell County Court (aside, of course, from Somervell County Commissioners Court) and was in.....- 7/19/2017 7:00:31 AM
Sid Miller Having a Bad Day about Feral Hogs- Kaput Company Pulls Out (April 25 2017) (salon) Seems that a guy just can't poison the environment or other animals that way he wants, dang it!  Texas Tribune Citing the threat of lawsuits, Scimetrics, the company behind the only E.....- 7/19/2017 7:01:02 AM
Trump's Hundred Days-What Has He Done? Not Much (salon) Thankfully, this is good news. INcludes his infamous *wall* that would cost billions is NOT in the upcoming budget. Time Of 38 specific promises Trump made in his 100-day "contract&q.....- 7/19/2017 6:59:22 AM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 4/25/2017 (salon) Continuing to play with my new video software, which has an excellent capture video feature, as well as nice special effects (Cyberlink Power Director). I particularly like how easy it is to edit and .....- 7/19/2017 6:59:55 AM
Somervell County County-District Courtroom has some cool new A/V screens (salon) Today was the first time that some audio-visual equipment was used in a court trial. As you can see from the photos, there are 2 projectors mounted in the ceiling that point to 2 different automated v.....- 7/19/2017 6:58:28 AM
Yet ANOTHER Court Ruling against Texas Lege Gerrymandering and Bigotry (April 2017) (salon) On April 20, 2017, yet a THIRD court has ruled that Texas and Greg Abbott intentionally discriminated against blacks and hispanics in Texas.  Texas Tribune- Court: Texas House map intenti.....- 7/19/2017 6:58:58 AM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 4/24/2017-Link Dump Monday (salon) This AP transcript of an interview with Donald Trump is pretty hilarious, but possibly, SAD, if Trump is actually getting dementia Go ahead, read it out loud and see how goofy Tr.....- 7/19/2017 6:57:57 AM
Strike 2 for Sid Miller and his Hogpocalypse- Texas Lege House Wants More Study (salon) salon   Texas Tribune Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller’s push to use a warfarin-based poison to kill feral hogs in the state has a long list of .....- 7/19/2017 6:57:04 AM
*Larry, Would You Want to Lead Us in the Prayer?*- Danny Chambers Continues Unconstitutional Prayer at Somervell County meetings (salon) April 10 , 2017  (Agenda from that date) Audio, edited out the pledges.    Previous posts on this.  Did Somervell County Commissioners Court Have Invocations Before.....- 7/19/2017 6:54:44 AM
Audio from City of Glen Rose Town Council Meeting 4/10/2017 (salon) Thank you, Terri Johnson. (AUDIO LINK)- You can listen or download the audio to your computer. Agenda CALL TO ORDER A.Invocation B.Pledge of Allegiance C.Roll Call 2.CITIZEN/V.....- 7/19/2017 6:53:26 AM
Audio from Somervell County Commissioners Court Regular Meeting April 10 2017 (salon) AUDIO-you can listen online or download to your computer AGENDA Budget Transfers- Thank you, Brian Watts. 1.COUNTY JUDGE:SOMERVELL COUNTY JUDGE: PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAGS .....- 7/19/2017 6:54:04 AM
Somervell County Grand Jury Indictments - Somervell County Salon (salon) PDF Note that these are the indictments that are public record at this time.  Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Art. 20.22. PRESENTMENT ENTERED OF RECORD. (a) The fact of a presentmen.....- 7/19/2017 6:52:47 AM
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Racism O Day-Implying Hawaiians are not Americans (salon) What Sessions said is appalling on a number of levels. From Informed Comment  I really am amazed that a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific can issue an order that stops the P.....- 7/19/2017 6:52:14 AM
Somervell County Jail/Sheriff Incident/FireEMS Logs - 4/1/2017-4/18/2017 (salon) What Sessions said is appalling on a number of levels. From Informed Comment  I really am amazed that a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific can issue an order that stops the P.....- 7/19/2017 6:50:47 AM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 4/14/2017 (salon) House Democrats want Kushner's security clearance suspended President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser failed to disclose numerous foreign contacts when he applied for top secret c.....- 7/19/2017 6:50:08 AM
More Documents re: the Karen Shepard Case (salon) House Democrats want Kushner's security clearance suspended President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser failed to disclose numerous foreign contacts when he applied for top secret c.....- 7/19/2017 6:48:32 AM
Well, this is Gross. Health Violations at Trump's Mar-A-Lago Restaurant (salon) Miami Herald Just days before the state visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach private club, Florida restaurant insp.....- 7/19/2017 6:49:22 AM
The Criminal Justice Class from Glen Rose ISD Was at the 18th District Court today (salon) I went to go hear, in particular, the Karen Shepard case and was interested to see that the left hand side of the district courtroom was almost entirely packed with young people. This was before 9, .....- 7/19/2017 6:45:33 AM
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