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'Why aren't oil companies drilling more on those millions of acres?' (pstern) If you are at all anything like me, not knowing that much about the oil industry, you have wondered about the above [virtually rhetorical] question that has been pushed around by legislators and media.....- 1/11/2009 6:15:03 PM
Gas Tax Revenue just another legislative 'slush fund' (pstern) More legislative "cronyism" The gasoline tax is little more than another legislative "slush fund" whereby lawmakers continue to divert OUR tax dollars from it to their various spec.....- 1/11/2009 2:37:19 PM
*Make Me A Science That Doesn't Conflict With My Religious Beliefs* (salon) Excellent posting about the ghetto of apologetics science from OpenParachute...happens with those scientists and academics connected to creationist/intelligent design (ID) institutes (e.g. Discovery I.....- 1/11/2009 1:19:37 PM
Glacier National Park Glaciers are Disappearing (salon) SighEvery glacier will be completely evaporated by 2020.Last year, I went on vacay up in the Pacific northwest and intended to go to Glacier National Park but ran out of time. I think I simply MUST se.....- 1/11/2009 11:56:13 AM
A Newspaper Is Still a Newspaper Even If It Doesn't Own Its Own Printing Press (salon) Saw this via Brains and Eggs, about how the Seattle-Intelligencer is going under, and the Beaumont (TX) paper is going to outsource its printing to the Houston Chron. Leaving the S-I out of this entir.....- 1/11/2009 11:48:13 AM
Bush's Propaganda Think Tank to be Housed in Same Building as HIs Library at SMU (salon) Originally, as readers here know, the library was supposed to be in a separate building than the Bush policy insttitue, which is an attempt to make Bush the Lesser look good. AND was and continues to .....- 1/11/2009 11:15:12 AM
West Texas and Solar Energy-Still Tied to Old School Grid Thinking (salon) from OA Online as the last line of this article that discusses solar energy, transmission lines, Texas Lege, etc, says.Wind and solar would go nicely together in West Texas, since solar would be .....- 1/11/2009 11:01:19 AM
We Can Do It the Easy Way... Or the Hard Way- Ag Secretary Schafer On NAIS and Premises Registration (salon) Ugh.I really hate the way this little bit of an interview with Ed Schafer sounds. As in "Yeah, it's voluntary.. and if you don't voluntarily do it, we'll MAKE you do it and you see how you are th.....- 1/11/2009 10:53:47 AM
Chet Edwards (Us House District 17) Supports Genocide in Gaza (salon) Saw this via Waco TribU.S. Rep. Chet Edwards (D-Waco) supported House passage of House Resolution 34 recognizing Israel’s right to defend itself against attacks from Gaza.In a statement from his.....- 1/11/2009 10:18:43 AM
Movies-Watched *Burn After Reading* and *Hamlet 2* last night (salon) Loved both movies. I thoroughly enjoyed the premise of Burn After Reading, which I won't detail here because it would spoil it for you if you haven't seen. Brad Pitt plays a great moronic character. I.....- 1/11/2009 10:02:10 AM
Nooooooooooo! They're REmaking Electric Company (salon) No! No! No! There simply cannot be anything better than the old Electric Company show, that had Morgan "Easy Reader" Freeman before he started showing up in every movie under the sun (in fac.....- 1/11/2009 9:41:56 AM
Will Madoff victims write off their losses and pass it on to the taxpayers? (pharper) So I'm looking at the news today and I see that some author, Alexandra Penney, who used to eat lunch at the four seasons was caught up in the Madoff scheme and lost all her money. I thought .....- 1/11/2009 9:58:31 AM
Sid Miller (Tx House District 59) Moving into the Capital Building (salon) from News8 AustinSome staff members encountered some new problems this session, like those in Rep.Sid Miller's office. They moved from the Capitol Extension to the actual Capitol building."Now th.....- 1/11/2009 9:31:50 AM
Bush... Not Real Interested in What His Home in Dallas Looks Like (salon) In fact, Mr. Uncurious hasn't even been to see what his wife bought yet. The Bushes will move into a $2 million, 8,500-square-foot home in Dallas that the first lady selected and that Bush has yet to .....- 1/10/2009 5:34:46 PM
Would YOU Want a Big Ole 77 Foot Cross on the Subdivision Lot Next Door? (salon) Didn't think so. I notice in this article from the Houston Chron that it isn't that the foundation that wants to put up a cross can't do it on other land that isn't in the subdivision, it's just that .....- 1/10/2009 4:43:31 PM
It Used to Bother People That Items were Made In China and Not the USA (salon) I was in Tractor Supply in Granbury earlier today and noticed that virtually everything near the cash register that I looked at was made in China. That included a bunch of clearance Christmas stuff. B.....- 1/10/2009 4:41:25 PM
Texas Zoo in Victoria Gets Three Red Wolves from Fossil Rim (Glen Rose) (salon) Nice article from the Victoria Advocate that includes photos and video of the red wolves.The Texas Zoo is doing its part to help save a species that was on the brink of extinction.On Friday morning, t.....- 1/10/2009 12:22:29 PM
Judge Tells Feds They Can't Snoop On Touch Tone Phone Codes (salon) One time some years back one of my cousins was sure that her husband was cheating on her and she got some kind of device that recorded the touch tone dial tones from the phone and then translated them.....- 1/9/2009 8:21:19 PM
Just a Quick Snark-Seems like Lately I've Seen More Women Dressing Like Sarah Palin (salon) I was in the HEB in STephenville a few weeks ago and was startled to see a woman who had her hair up just like Palin wears, all lumped up and wild looking and like it would tump her head over, al.....- 1/9/2009 8:15:05 PM
O the Crowds-For a Technological Presidency (salon) I got this invitation to the inauguration in the mail today. Not tickets, mind you, but a big ole honking general invitation, although it was addressed to me (also had a handy dandy pull out sheet for.....- 1/9/2009 7:37:44 PM
Heh! TSA and their uniforms (salon) I got this invitation to the inauguration in the mail today. Not tickets, mind you, but a big ole honking general invitation, although it was addressed to me (also had a handy dandy pull out sheet for.....- 1/9/2009 2:41:07 PM
WHO's Gonna Say *I Quit Because of My Huge Gambling Debt in Vegas!* -Texas Teacher Retirement Fund (salon) Ugh. Doesn't the Texas Teacher Retirement Fund have ENOUGH problems? Although, I'm glad this joker has stepped down. But to expect us to believe it's for any other reason than he was publicly outed by.....- 1/9/2009 2:31:28 PM
Joe the Plumber Logic-Those Who Died in Iraq Weren't Christian Enough (salon) Is he scared that one of the Hamas rockets might have his name on it? Not really. After all, as he explained, he's a Christian so God will keep him safe. "Being a Christian I'm pretty well protec.....- 1/9/2009 2:13:58 PM
Another Video of the BART Killing by a Cop- WARNING THIS IS DISTURBING (salon) and has foul language. via DvorakI heard about this on the radio last night, about a cop that shot, in cold blood, a man inside the BART station. At the time the cop had quit his job before he could b.....- 1/9/2009 2:02:54 PM
Bills that Sid Miller (TX House District 59) has Introduced for 81R (salon) HB 375 Relating to classifying farm elk as livestock under the Agriculture Code.I wonder if this is due to importation of diseased elk from other states?  Here's a question-will this bill re.....- 1/9/2009 1:09:38 PM
Education Only for Wealthy (pstern) Let's remember to thank Gov. Perry for high tuition costs Is college for wealthy elitists only?  The answer may be yes.Fewer Texas children and their families are able to afford the cost of .....- 1/9/2009 12:57:32 PM
Weatherford (TX) Letter to The Editor Calls for Punishment of Cheney for War Crimes (salon) Let's remember to thank Gov. Perry for high tuition costs Is college for wealthy elitists only?  The answer may be yes.Fewer Texas children and their families are able to afford the cost of .....- 1/9/2009 12:51:49 PM
Bet This Would-Be Arsonist from Weatherford Won't be Faking His Next Heart Attack (salon) Saw this article in the Weatherford Democrat about a guy who wanted to torch his restaurant and have it be a complete loss in order to benefit from a big insurance policy. Problem was, for him, that h.....- 1/9/2009 12:48:01 PM
One More Comment on the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant Expansion Plans (salon) All other factors aside, I've been thinking about what Somervell County was like before the nuclear power plant came here (which was long before my time living here, incidentally). I do know that ther.....- 1/9/2009 12:38:44 PM
Thanks to Chet Edwards (US House District 17) Priority 8 Veterans to Get Benefits (salon) from the Cleburne Times paperThose veterans were initially blocked from enrollment in the VA system in January 2003 if their income exceeded $30,000 a year.U.S. Rep. Chet Edwards, D-Waco, authored a $.....- 1/9/2009 12:05:04 PM
About those Roadside Parks in Somervell County (salon) Icame across this article about the two roadside parks that are in Somervell County. One is on Hwy 67 near the Johnson County/Somervell County line and the other is on Hwy 144 North. I met someone rec.....- 1/9/2009 12:01:34 PM
Article about Rhino Ridge Outfitters and Paluxy Outfitters on NBC site (salon) about water sports on the Brazos.  Downtown boat show this week through Sunday in Fort Worth at the convention centerHave to say that Adam Eyres, rhino-wrangler at Fossil Rim, who also arranged t.....- 1/9/2009 11:55:36 AM
Why Do Humans Fabricate Religions? (salon) Via Brains and Eggs (which, incidentally, my now-deceased grandmother loved to feed us for breakfast!)about the online book Why Won't God Heal Amputees?How do we know, for sure, that Jesus was a norma.....- 1/9/2009 11:47:10 AM
Not a Christian? You're Going to Die! - Christian Ski Lift Operator Kills Catholic (salon) Okay, so this guy, who is a ski lift operator in Boulder, CO is obviously warped. But this is the part that got me.General manager Brian Mahon was shot and killed Dec. 30 at the ski area west of Neder.....- 1/9/2009 10:17:20 AM
Why You Should Think LONG and HARD Before Joining the Military-About a Deserter (salon) I've been reading an article this morning about Kimberly Rivera from Mesquite, Texas, who is the first known female Iraqi war resister who fled to Canada with her husband and two kiddos. The article i.....- 1/9/2009 10:55:26 AM
Movies I've Watched Recently-Lil Bush SUCKS!!! (salon) I really do like Netflix. I got three movies the other day and thought they would be good. Well, ONE of them was, it was a hilarious comedy that probably everybody in the world knows about but me-a ca.....- 1/8/2009 11:07:37 PM
Interesting Court Stuff in Glen Rose (salon) I hadn't even been to see what criminal court is like, so thought I would go down this last Wednesday. I thought there was going to be a murder trial of a man who isn't from here but apparently his mu.....- 1/8/2009 10:12:40 PM
About that Hospital District in Somervell County (salon) I noticed when I was at the county courthouse today that there's a notice about meetings to inform the public what the hospital district is. As said before, we get to vote on it on February 14, but wh.....- 1/8/2009 9:56:50 PM
Mom: Were You Wearing Your Clean Underwear? Oh.. Never Mind-Bwahahahahahah (salon) I noticed when I was at the county courthouse today that there's a notice about meetings to inform the public what the hospital district is. As said before, we get to vote on it on February 14, but wh.....- 1/8/2009 2:23:29 PM
You're Serving Overseas But Not To Worry! A Robot Will Take Your Place with Your Kiddos! (salon) I noticed when I was at the county courthouse today that there's a notice about meetings to inform the public what the hospital district is. As said before, we get to vote on it on February 14, but wh.....- 1/8/2009 2:00:38 PM
Stimulus Money for Nuclear Reactors? NO! (salon) HuffPo There's a list of reasons the hordes of nuclear proponents who will be descending on Washington for a handout need to be turned away. Here's a couple.After a half-century, no real solution.....- 1/8/2009 1:36:51 PM
The Bush Administration Torture Legacy (salon) TimeThis is not the America I know," President George W. Bush said after the first, horrifying pictures of U.S. troops torturing prisoners at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq surfaced in April 2004......- 1/8/2009 1:26:23 PM
So.. TTC Dead.. but I-69 still a fire-breathing go? (salon) Um. Somebody please tell me what the fool is different. Let's see, you had TTC-I-69 which was going to grab up people's land in this huge swath from Mexico up through east Texas. And, um, this article.....- 1/8/2009 1:22:26 PM
Beyatch! Give me BACK MY KIDNEY!!!!!!! (salon) Well, here's a weird story o day, but I can well understand the man's stance. How would you like it if you selfishly donated a kidney to help your ailing wife, and THEN FOUND OUT SHE WAS CHEATING ON Y.....- 1/8/2009 1:17:05 PM
Digital Angel Pushing NON-MANDATORY 840 RFID NAIS Tags -YOU DO NOT HAVE TO USE THESE FOR COOL (salon) A little background before the press release- From November 2008 where the USDA said they'd like to make COOL 840 tags mandatory as they *progress towards full implementation of NAIS"-that was in.....- 1/8/2009 12:34:56 PM
Official Dinosaur of Texas to be Changed-To be the Paluxysaurus Jonesi (Mentions Glen Rose) (salon) Wrote about this last in 2007.  In THIS Texas Lege session, Charles Geren has introduced a bill to replace the WRONG dinosaur with the RIGHT one. Here's the resolution.  HCR 16WHEREAS, .....- 1/8/2009 9:18:34 AM
More Video and Pictures from the Comanche Peak Nuclear Meeting Last Night in Glen Rose (salon) All of the pictures will be here  and thevideos are on Youtube here.Audio- Afternoon part 1 (mp3)    Afternoon Part 2 (mp3)      Evening part 1 (mp3)  .....- 1/7/2009 10:54:53 PM
2009 Texas Legislative Session (pstern) One of the 1st Priorities:  finalize and implement property tax exemption for 100 percent Disabled Veterans  In 2007 SJR 29 became law but 100% Disabled Veterans were left 'high an.....- 1/7/2009 4:46:34 PM
Interesting Blog from a Marathon Runner from Lake Jackson that apparently also has a house in Glen Rose (salon) One of the 1st Priorities:  finalize and implement property tax exemption for 100 percent Disabled Veterans  In 2007 SJR 29 became law but 100% Disabled Veterans were left 'high an.....- 1/7/2009 1:39:08 PM
Quick Links from Nukefreetexas.org including History of Comanche Peak Nuclear Reactors (salon) Last night at the NCR meeting about 2 more reactors for Comanche Peak, Karen Hadden pointed to some documents that make compelling reading from the nukefreetexas.org site.Here's the link to the Histor.....- 1/7/2009 1:36:59 PM
Texas Transportation Imperative: Governor, Legislators Not Trustworthy (pstern) Texans are being told that "suddenly" the Trans-Texas Corridor (TTC), the proposed super-highway from Mexico through the U.S. and up to Canada, plans are over.  Poof!  Va.....- 1/7/2009 12:49:14 PM
The Comanche Peak Mitsubishi Reactor Will NOT Return Water to the River-Glen Rose (salon) I intend to write quite a bit about the Nuclear Regulatory Commission meeting(s) held yesterday at the Somervell County Expo Center, as well as post, in an upcoming post later today, some audio a.....- 1/7/2009 1:29:55 PM
Caroline Kennedy should stay out of politics (pstern) I intend to write quite a bit about the Nuclear Regulatory Commission meeting(s) held yesterday at the Somervell County Expo Center, as well as post, in an upcoming post later today, some audio a.....- 1/7/2009 10:41:21 AM
Sign of hostile times shows behavior of many Americans? (pstern) Where is America going? Where is the direction of America going?  Perhaps it is best outlined by the editor of Captiol Hill Blues suspending blogs due to hostile and racist events and overto.....- 1/7/2009 10:12:12 AM
Some Video from Afternoon Session of the NRC About Comanche Peak -Glen Rose (salon) Went to the afternoon session and plan to go tonight as well. The NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission) meeting was arranged with some slideshow informatoin about the process, first. It looked like a sh.....- 1/6/2009 6:10:42 PM
Hah! Bush Wants a GATE To Keep People AWAY from Him and HIs House in Chi-Chi Preston Hollow (salon) You  know. The racist neighborhood. Anyway, i"m sure Bush and his neighbors too aren't just worried about tourist gawkers coming down that culdesac but something more serious happening to th.....- 1/6/2009 12:13:57 PM
Ding! Dong! The TTC Is Dead! So Sayeth the TxDOT (salon) Gee. Is it really so simple to kill this HORRIBLE project that all TxDot has to say is It's clearly not the choice of TexansDUH!!!But why does this make me nervous?Each of the dozens of projects that .....- 1/6/2009 11:59:14 AM
Obama Victory Party in Cleburne (TX) on January 24th (Johnson County) (salon) from DeedeeYes we did!Obama Victory PartyJanuary 24, 20094:00 pm – 7:00 pmStudent Union CenterHill CollegeCleburne Campus2121 Mayfield Parkway, Cleburne, Texas 76033"Texas Style Dinner".....- 1/6/2009 10:09:10 AM
Reminder that the NRC Meetings on Comanche Peak at Glen Rose are today (salon) Two meetings, both at the expo center. Both have an open house for an hour before, if you want to speak you must have signed in at least 5 minutes before each meeting.  (Here's previous post, see.....- 1/6/2009 8:04:27 AM
Heh! What Cats Try to Do While You're Sleeping -VIDEO (salon) Two meetings, both at the expo center. Both have an open house for an hour before, if you want to speak you must have signed in at least 5 minutes before each meeting.  (Here's previous post, see.....- 1/5/2009 11:08:08 AM
Oh. Please. No More Bushes in Office-Not Jeb Bush (salon) If we MUST have more dynasties and more of these accursed Bushes, how about in a lifetime a few generations from now? Did have to laugh at Poppy Bush's comment.Right now is probably a bad time, becaus.....- 1/5/2009 10:06:54 AM
Water-Based Eyeglasses-What a GREAT IDEA! (salon) I had lasik surgery done some time back and got rid of some very thick glasses. That said, if I still had to wear glasses for any reason, these would be the way to go!Silver has devised a pair of glas.....- 1/5/2009 10:01:50 AM
The Gaza Wars: Some reality and *food for thought* (pstern)  Interesting perspective that we Americans don't often consider, with some options for additional reading: P  reprinted from the Israeli newspaper Haaretz http://www.haaretz.c.....- 1/5/2009 7:57:24 AM
Texas Politics Still in the Toilet? (pstern)  Apparently Gov. Rick Perry's important contribution to the 2009 Legislative session is to push through his "Choose Life" vanity license plate.  It is unfortunate that most Texans .....- 1/5/2009 6:31:19 AM
So where will Craddick wind up? (pstern) While Rep. Tom Craddick no longer will be Speaker of the House, we have NOT seen the last of him as a powerful figure in Texas.Will he leave the House as Representative to become a lobbyist for one of.....- 1/4/2009 10:13:47 PM
It's true! Craddick is gone as Speaker!!! (pstern) Here is the list of Joe Straus and his 85 supporters --- enough to win as Speaker of the House.Jan. 4, 2009LastFirst1.AllenAlma2.AlonzoRoberto3.AlvaradoCarol4.AnchiaRafael5.BoltonValinda6.BranchDan7.B.....- 1/4/2009 7:24:19 PM
BREAKING NEWS!!! Craddick is out of the race! (pstern) Here is the list of Joe Straus and his 85 supporters --- enough to win as Speaker of the House.Jan. 4, 2009LastFirst1.AllenAlma2.AlonzoRoberto3.AlvaradoCarol4.AnchiaRafael5.BoltonValinda6.BranchDan7.B.....- 1/4/2009 6:42:52 PM
We Hear that somebody(s) forgot to tell Rhett Butler's Mom that the Monument is to be Moved-Glen Rose (salon) If that is true, then it seems that both the city and the county have dropped the ball. As readers know, the monument to Rhett Butler was placed on what was thought to be county land, but actually bel.....- 1/4/2009 4:18:13 PM
Felt like changing up Somervell County Salon for 2009 (salon) If that is true, then it seems that both the city and the county have dropped the ball. As readers know, the monument to Rhett Butler was placed on what was thought to be county land, but actually bel.....- 1/4/2009 3:27:49 PM
Texans need property tax relief NOW! (pstern) For the past decade, homeowners have paid dramatic increases in appraisal values, tax rates and/or bond packages that translate into higher property taxesWhat are state officials doing about it?Natura.....- 1/3/2009 5:29:13 PM
And the Tom Delay Money Laundering Trial Keeps on Dragging on (salon) For the past decade, homeowners have paid dramatic increases in appraisal values, tax rates and/or bond packages that translate into higher property taxesWhat are state officials doing about it?Natura.....- 1/3/2009 10:33:31 AM
You Can Ask Your Mate *Hey, Where's the Safest Place on the Plane to Sit?*-Unless You Look Muslim (salon) via JobsangerHow ridic.Update Harper's mag, under the title "None Dare Call it Stupidity"(For the film version of this incident, check out Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay,–.....- 1/3/2009 5:31:12 AM
How many Speaker candidates does it take to screw-in a light bulb? (pstern) At least 14? The legislative reality is that 150 House Representatives vote for the Speaker of the House, so how many candidates are needed?  Apparently, no less than 14 candidates.....- 1/2/2009 7:55:02 PM
Funniest Comment O Day about Tony Romo and Jessica Simpson (salon) At least 14? The legislative reality is that 150 House Representatives vote for the Speaker of the House, so how many candidates are needed?  Apparently, no less than 14 candidates.....- 1/2/2009 6:25:10 PM
Abused Women Should Stay in their Marriage-Another Reason Rick Warren Sucks (salon) From sermons of Warren via SlogThe Bible answer is yes. Does God expect me to stay in a miserable marriage, and why would he do that to me? I often say to people when they're facing this decision, rea.....- 1/2/2009 5:13:54 PM
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