Tuesday, March 16, 2004 New pages by 10 a.m. Monday-Friday
Every once in a while I'll get a call from the governor or a state rep or some such, asking that I invite them on my show so they can get some free airtime for whatever's on their mind at the moment. I most often say no. I suspect I'm the only one who does. Having done a few years in Hollywood my own self, celebrity or political clout doesn't impress me. I would rather go for content and these politicians almost never have any which isn't disgustingly self-serving.
Corridor plan looking up
Perry proposed the massive network of transportation alleys during the
2002 election campaign. The price tag is estimated at more than $180
billion, more than 30 years of the state Transportation Department's
The flip-flop files New findings keep overturning medical advice. Here are 11 of the latest -- but surely not final -- recommendations.
Army says agents erred in UT investigation Two Fort Hood investigators overstepped authority at Islamic conference, military says. "..several groups had come forward to condemn the Army's actions, including event organizers, the National Lawyers Guild and the Texas Civil Rights Project."
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Blix busts Bush Hans Blix, the former chief United Nations weapons inspector, said Monday that the Bush administration convinced itself of the existence of banned weapons based on dubious findings before invading Iraq and was not interested in hearing evidence to the contrary.
Brain" documentary credits Rove for president's success
The film ... begins with the image of Bush confidently descending
the stairs of Air Force One with Hail to the Chief signaling his arrival.
Then comes the punch line. On a black screen with simple white lettering,
the question is posed: How did this happen? (Laughter and applause erupted
among the crowd of 1,200.) The answer the movie supplies: Rove.
Kerry 'endorsements' under fire The Bush administration yesterday challenged Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry to prove he didn't lie about the foreign leaders he says support his campaign, but the Massachusetts senator said he still won't name them.
Bush, Kerry battling to strike first in the war of perceptions At times, the candidates have described the other with identical language. Both Kerry and Bush call each other's policies and proposals "tired." They swap barbs about the other representing failed politics.
Poll: US moving in wrong direction George Bush and John Kerry are facing growing concern among Americans that the nation is veering in the wrong direction. Nearly two-thirds of respondents said it was unacceptable for candidates to use images from the World Trade Center's destruction in political advertisements.
Suppressing the bad news on NCAA graduation rates Not to be outdone by the federal government's attempts to delete key portions of reports on global warming, health disparities, and racism within the Justice Department, here comes the NCAA. That august body is eliminating the graduation rates of basketball players.
Napa, California catches major electronic voting glitch "...electronic voting machines used in the March presidential primary failed to record votes on some of its paper ballots, which will force the county to re-scan over 11,000 ballots and possibly change the outcome of some close local races... the county was lucky that the problem occurred on a system with a paper trail."
Man shot to death during family spat over barbecue The accused shooter was said to be angry because "the barbecue was gone [and] he paid for it," says a relative.
Man's longstanding erection draws a crowd A man has become a tourist attraction in the Dominican Republic after admitting himself to hospital with an erection that had lasted six days.
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