Wed May 25 2005- New page ready around 10am Mon-Fri
This Saturday: San Antonio Festival of Flowers
Good morning, Portugal. I don't know who you are-- just that Portugal is on the list of places where my hits have come from this month. Along with Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland and other exotic locales with odd diseases and baffling languages.
Hateful church sign sparks debate as pastor spreads the Word of love and tolerance, to wit, "I believe that it is a statement supporting the word of God and that it (the Bible) is above all and that any other religious book that does not teach Christ as savior and lord as the 66 books of the Bible teaches it, is wrong," said [Pastor] Lovelace.
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Pastor unrepentant over sign "That kind of sentiment is not well-received in this community," Bill Hall of the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce told the Observer. Told that Lovelace said he's fielded calls from such national media outlets as MSNBC and "Good Morning America," Hall said, "Oh, my God."
PGA tax bill killed by Ft. Worth Democrat
At mid-afternoon Tuesday, Rep. Lon Burnam (D-FtW) ground his boot onto the broken neck of the PGA taxing bill and put it out of its misery. A source told me soon after, "Wentworth is fuming!" (the Senate sponsor of the bill)
add 12:15p Wednesday
-- Rep. Burnam tells me the bill isn't dead
dead for-sure dead, and that "anything can happen" right up until
the Lege shuts down for the year Monday at midnight.
New SAWS boss would kill Guadalupe River import pipeline Bill West, general manager of the GBRA, said he's concerned that San Antonio is slipping back into overdependence on the Edwards Aquifer for its water supply, jeopardizing the supply for those on the Guadalupe who depend on springflows.
House says 'life' should mean life representatives gave unprecedented support to a measure that would establish a sentence of life in prison without parole, but more steps needed before it would become law.
Dominion bill dead
Bill to force disclosure of property selling prices dies in House A Senate proposal that would have required reporting the actual sale price of a commercial or residential property died in the House late Tuesday.
I'm not forgetting AccuWeather trying to eliminate free forecasts from the National Weather Service through an act of Congress. Links to previous stories on this shameful enterprise remain HERE
Credit card sliding to be replaced by just waving "blink card"
Woman, 86, jailed for calling 911 20 times while angry at pizza parlor
Lost sheep saves farmer's life
Cannons hauled from what may be Blackbeard's ship
Air Force chief briefed on religion concerns at academy Acting Air Force Secretary Michael Dominguez was briefed Monday on allegations of religious intolerance at the Air Force Academy, but no details were released.
Evangelicals rethink their public face
Faithful must branch out beyond politics, leaders say Studies indicate that as many as 40 percent of Americans who call themselves evangelicals are politically moderate or identify with the Democratic Party.
Rumsfeld gave OK to down Cessna Federal official says plane came within "15 to 20 seconds" of being shot down before its pilots finally heeded orders to turn away from the city.
Nearly 200 sex offenders in Texas get Viagra Angry state officials demand access to erectile-dysfunction medication be halted.
PBS chief rejects liberal bias allegations The president of the Public Broadcasting System on Tuesday rejected criticism by conservatives that public TV is guilty of liberal bias
Petaluma school board won't intervene to allow Marine to wear dress blues at graduation
Vanity license plate with meth formula might be illegal C9H13N is the formula for hundreds of compounds, the department said, including amphetamine. Not that the general public would know that.
Dieting boy ate dog's dinner
OC beach babe too slippery for would-be rapist