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San Antonio Festival of Flowers this Saturday
12:30 -- Breaking news on the Tom DeLay / Craddick PAC story
Travis County Judge Joe Hart. ruled that TRMPAC violated state campaign law when it failed to disclose more than a half-million dollars in corporate contributions. Hart awarded $196,660 to the five plaintiffs, all Democratic candidates who lost 2002 Texas House races. See Quorum Report Daily Buzz
Help me. If you read this newspaper story and are able to understand even a LITTLE of what's going on, please explain it to me. At this point the only thing I glean from the "Cultural Collaborative" is that somehow (I don't know how) it's going to be getting into people's purses and wallets, possibly big-time.
Texas Senate "tax relief" proposal would RAISE TAXES in 2006 Go to Quorum Report, click DAILY BUZZ and scroll down
"Lumbermen's Welfare Bill"
WIMBERLY BLUE HOLE FUNDRAISER
Fake Love? Cruise's PR campaign for his "romance" with Holmes is running into a little problem.
Inmates charged Koran abuse in FBI report Newly released documents highlight detainee accounts of physical abuse and mistreatment of the Koran at Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.
Rumsfeld says no, he didn't okay shooting down Cessna Rumsfeld disputed accounts of two senior federal officials reported by The Washington Post yesterday, saying, "It was totally not true."
Helen Thomas Rides White House Press Sec:
Wire Queen Helen Thomas today ripped into White House spokesman Scott McClellan over his claims the United States is in Afghanistan and Iraq -- by invitation.
Joined in progess...
Q The other day -- in fact, this week, you said that we, the United States, is in Afghanistan and Iraq by invitation. Would you like to correct that incredible distortion of American history --
MR. McCLELLAN: No, we are -- that's where we currently --
Q -- in view of your credibility is already mired? How can you say that?
MR. McCLELLAN: Helen, I think everyone in this room knows that you're taking that comment out of context. There are two democratically-elected governments in Iraq and --
Q Were we invited into Iraq?
MR. McCLELLAN: There are two democratically-elected governments now in Iraq and Afghanistan, and we are there at their invitation. They are sovereign governments, and we are there today --
Q You mean if they had asked us out, that we would have left?
MR. McCLELLAN: No, Helen, I'm talking about today. We are there at their invitation. They are sovereign governments --
Q I'm talking about today, too.
MR. McCLELLAN: -- and we are doing all we can to train and equip their security forces so that they can provide for their own security as they move forward on a free and democratic future.
Q Did we invade those countries?
MR. McCLELLAN: Go ahead, Steve.
Don't be "spooky" or "weird" if Barbara Walters interviews you "Since we believe in heaven, we are, in fact, a good source. So, if she talks with you, don't be spooky or weird. Don't switch into a glassy-eyed heavenly mode, just answer, 'Heaven is real....'"
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