With Iraq beaten, the US is now playing the same dangerous
WMD game with Iran
ends, Iraq battle over small arms begins
Iraq, one of the most heavily armed countries in
the world, is believed to harbor enough guns to arm every one of its
24 million citizens.
curse of the quarters
A strange series of coincidences befalls the 50 State
Rover, Red Rover upcoming Mars missions
of DPS role in Killer Ds hunt ends
Times news site shuts down
may okay small amounts of pot: US uptight
gets 20 prison years for sex abuse of children
cable to air gay dating show
with polka-dot house wins remodeling battle
never gave me what I wanted in bed says Lisa Marie
petition against woman's noisy sex
Emissions Test Issue Mark Langford of Citizens
Organized for Good Science attended a meeting of the AACOG Air Tech
Advisory Committee (5/23/03) at which recommended control strategies
were presented to the Executive Committee. Tailpipe emissions testing
WAS recommended. Yeah, I know, you're shocked, shocked! There are
several more steps in this Clean Air Plan proposal before it would become
final. If you have an opinion on the $40 car inspection proposal
NOW is the time to email or call the San Antonio mayor and your council
member if he isn't in jail. Council
links are always in my left column and the Clean
Air issue pages are there, too (at the bottom)
The SA campaign finance database I initially brought to your
attention has been online for 1 month. Since you have aided and abetted
in this experiment, I will apprise you of its progress.
Peak usage occured on election day, May 3, with 422 page loads. The
following week there were an average of 100 page loads per day. One
week after the election, May 10, usage had dwindled to 8 page loads
and, thereafter, steadily declined to 0. It has remained there since.
There was a lone, supportive comment submitted to the feedback section
by someone named Brad.
There are 2 ways to interpret these data. One, usage was alarmingly
poor considering the size of the city, the absence of comparable information
anywhere else, and the recent exposure of a criminal element in the
city government. On the other hand, interest in campaign activity is
probably tied to voter turnout. If the latter is low, the former can't
be expected to be any better.
Ever the optimist, I have resumed work and updated the database
to the best of my ability. I have also completed a similar database
for Austin and I plan on compiling Houston's at some point too. Like
SA, neither city provides a database.
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