September 16, 2003
UPDATED by 10 a.m. MONDAY thru FRIDAY
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discusses sex and politics on Oprah
It was gonna be last week.
Then it was gonna be Monday.
delay on Iraq WMD report
attention turns to crime and jobs
question of whether the Americans can transform Iraq is asked with increasing
Act at heart of Ashcroft's influence
Since losing his seat in the U.S. Senate to a dead man in the 2000 elections
and barely surviving Senate confirmation hearings for his current job,
Ashcroft emerged after 9/11 as one of the most formidable members of the
rips anti-Patriot Act 'hysteria'
denounced as "hysteria" the contention by some librarians and
civil liberties groups that the FBI can use a new anti-terror law to snoop
into Americans' reading habits.
the story, he doesn't deny that the power exists)
proposal uncertain in House
A key plank of President Bush's antiterrorism legislation
that gives government agents subpoena power is facing scrutiny in the
team hit for Iraq failures
The Pentagon's policy-making shop is getting internal criticism for failing
to predict the ongoing guerrilla war in its planning for a post-Saddam
Hussein Iraq, military officials say.
Democrats make dramatic return
What punishment for quorum busters?
adjourned before Dems got there
4 Carlos Guerra:
Texas Senate reconvenes amid cheers, jeers and big questions
session off to rowdy start
back, but they're not happy about it
"... 25 minutes into the speeches by the returning
senators, invisible Republicans cut off their microphone.
The move only emboldened the crowd which chanted, "Turn it
on! Turn it on!" and the senators, who responded in even loftier
"The mike may be off but the voice of freedom will always stand true,"
Sen. Leticia Van de Putte of San Antonio said to raucous approval."
Internet stands firm, won't disclose customers names
affects many US Marines who were in Liberia
losses unsettle Republicans
Congressional Republicans are watching warily as President
Bush's approval ratings slide on two major issues -- the economy and Iraq
-- and wondering if voter anxiety might cost them seats in next year's
Malpractice premiums don't force out docs
This time, it's the GAO. Others have said the same: we are NOT losing
doctors, despite what the AMA and President Bush claim for their own purposes
tokers of Health Canada cannabis call it disgusting, want money back
we have knocked your house down."
discusses S&M librarian
like Shahan, but there are residents who disagree with her lifestyle."
jobs in science
1 "Sixteen healthy subjects
volunteered to eat pinto beans and insert small plastic collection
tubes into their anuses... After each 'episode of flatulence,' Levitt
syringed the gas into a discrete container, rigorously maintaining
There are many more...
Corn Maze now open
My friends Ken and Laurie Graff at 7A Ranch in Hondo have done a terrific
corn maze this year. Their website full of info is HERE.
Vehicle Emissions Tests
Go to my clean air
page for info.
for Good Science
Texas Emissions Reduction Plan HERE
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