October 3, 2003
UPDATED by 10 a.m. MONDAY
Dame Edna regarding
Arnold Schwarzenegger: "One woman's grope is another woman's caress."
PARK STARVING DEER
HP city council enacted a ban on feeding the town's deer. Since then,
people claim that some of the deer are starving. Looks like it to me.
My own neighborhood is well populated with deer and none of 'em look like
this pathetic fawn.
Whoever brought the stack of photos to KTSA and left them
for me, thank you very much. If you'll call - or email - an address, I'll
mail them back to you.
fines for radio indecency
are window-dressing and PR. If the FCC and parents had ANY idea of the
lyrics in many of today's popular songs, thousands of radio stations would
be shut down.
Chicks through with Country music? Yeah, right
doesn't remember pro-Hitler remarks
admired Hitler, for instance, because he came from being a little man
with almost no formal education up to power. And I admire him for being
such a good public speaker.'
angry about 500+ pound Mom's funeral: too-small casket wouldn't close
in Topeka over sculpture: "Head looks like a penis!" with
Morris agrees to $2 million settlement in Texas lawsuit
"..in the case of a toddler severely burned in a fire blamed on a
cigarette left in a car ashtray the first time the nation's No.
1 tobacco company has ever settled a personal injury suit."
Rush had several drug suppliers
logjam: Postponement of statewide primaries looming
Democrats oppose such a postponement because it would cost Texas its role
in influential "Super Tuesday" balloting for their party's presidential
and War-related section
on U.S. forces 'more lethal'
Commander says guerrilla tactics and weapons improving; attacks now average
17 a day.
in confidence on Bush skill in handling crises
Thirteen months before the 2004 election, a solid majority of Americans
say the country is seriously on the wrong track.
poll found that just 45 percent of Americans now have confidence in Mr.
Bush's ability to deal wisely with an international crisis, down sharply
from 66 percent in April, and half now say they are uneasy about his approach.
Nearly 9 in 10 Americans say the war in Iraq is still going on, and 6
in 10 say the United States should not spend as much on the effort as
Mr. Bush has sought.
arms report poses political test for Bush
The preliminary findings support the claims of critics that President
Bush used dubious intelligence to justify his decision to go to war
the house of cards
With the federal government piling up massive deficits and local governments
struggling to provide the most basic of services (some areas are closing
schools; others are releasing prisoners prematurely), Mr. Bush is asking
the nation to go much further into debt in the service of some vague notion
of a civic renaissance in Iraq.
businesses add jobs, first time in 8 months
piloted by Chuck Yeager goes off runway
Ig Nobel Prizes
"..winners were announced on Thursday evening, October 2, at the
13th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, at Harvard's Sanders Theatre."
A Japanese researcher was honoured for chemistry for his study
of a bronze statue that failed to attract pigeons.
Kees Moeliker, of Natuurmuseum Rotterdam in the Netherlands, won
the biology prize for being the first scientist to record homosexual necrophilia
in the mallard duck.
accused of choking student with fish head
set new standard for lying
"..admitting he falsely listed the prestigious Navy Cross as
a military accomplishment on his job resume. Monday, Warren C. Cook Sr.
also admitted he does not hold a master's degree from the University of
Massachusetts at Amherst and was not on the 1968 U.S. Olympic hockey team,
as he stated on his resume."
The 2004 political calendar is front-loaded with key presidential primaries.
This means the Democratic candidate for president could be decided by
Vehicle Emissions Tests
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page for info.
for Good Science
Texas Emissions Reduction Plan HERE
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