Last I heard, it had turned out that Hoov never did wear dresses after all. But cartoonists do NOT want to hear that as it would crimp their style.
Soccer grabs balls, ditches S.A. in huff after mayor-elect Phil Hardberger said there was no community support for MLS and that he would not negotiate with the league.
Houston Chronicle San Antonio Bureau
New mayor sets high goals for San Antonio Restoring trust in City Hall, hiring a city manager are top priorities
Arlene expected in Gulf of Mexico by tomorrow Tropical forecast link in left column
TROPICAL STORM ARLENE DISCUSSION NUMBER 6
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 PM EDT THU JUN 09 2005
SATELLITE IMAGES INDICATE THAT ARLENE HAS NOT BECOME ANY BETTER ORGANIZED AND IN FACT...THE CYCLONE LOOKS WEAKER THAN THIS MORNING.
|Ten-Foot Poll on Pensions---RESULT
|posted 915a-1130p Wed 6/8/2005|
What should be done about pension plans that are underfunded or broke?
|Taxpayers should bail them out
|No bailout: tough luck
|Execs should be sent to prison
Total vote 456
Brad, here's a tale from the Northwest that shows the desperation of the recruiters...
When Marine recruiters go way beyond the call For mom Marcia Cobb and her teenage son Axel, the white letters USMC on their caller ID soon spelled, "Don't answer the phone!"
My son is 14.....I am more than a little concerned about how desperate they will be in four more years.
email the fix
Regarding the story you covered yesterday about the White House official
who altered environmental reports in order to make them consistent with
preconceived notions, is that any surprise?
Here we have an administration who took valuable contraception information
off the Center For Disease Control website, an administration that insists
that women who are considering an abortion be given faulty information< linking abortion to breast cancer, an administration official (Richard
Foster) who was told that he'd be fired if he were to tell Congress the
true cost of the bloated Medicare bill they passed a while back, and a
general (Richard Shinseki) who became persona non grata after he suggested
we'd need 250,000 to 500,000 troops to properly conquer Iraq.
And yet, there's just no way the administration could have ever
manipulated the pre-war WMD intelligence. Oh no. I tell ya, the Bush
loving zombies will buy anything.
Lance C. - Sugar Land
Marines detained 19 contractors in Iraq Most of the men are American security guards. Some say they were abused after being accused of firing at civilians and troops.
"Lodi Terrorists" probe widens An investigation of Pakistani Americans' alleged links to foreign training centers expands beyond Lodi. A fifth person is detained. "..a former federal prosecutor representing the father, said the relatively minor nature of the charges does not justify the amount of attention the government is giving the case. Umer Hayat "is being portrayed as a terrorist when all he has been charged with is making false statements to federal officials," Griffin said. "This is painting a picture with a broad brush."
Charge of inflated Lotto jackpots investigated The Attorney General's Office will investigate accusations that the Texas Lottery Commission is inflating advertised Lotto jackpots.
Ex-Coyote Tim Derk sues pain drug's maker Derk, who was the Spurs Coyote for 21 years, is suing the maker of Vioxx, claiming the prescription drug caused a stroke he suffered in February 2004.
Texas man files federal Viagra blindness lawsuit lawyers plan to file about 100 cases nationwide against Pfizer Inc., maker of the drug for erectile dysfunction
Nuevo Laredo police chief killed first day on job For weeks, no one applied for the Nuevo Laredo police chief job. Many saw it as a death sentence. But Alejandro Dominguez proudly took office, saying he wasn't afraid of anything. President Vicente Fox's administration sent in 700 soldiers and federal agents in March to try to restore law and order.
TRACK BUSH APPROVAL RATINGS
Bush urges Congress to renew Patriot Act
Washington more open to business than usual President Bush and Congress are moving to extend corporate tax breaks, pass pension reforms, while they weigh easing future regulation.
USA Today finally notices Downing Street Memo story
Divorce rate among active-duty Army officers, enlisted has risen dramatically
CITY CONFISCATED PRIVATE PROPERTY
Austin loses another round in fight over parking garage
Appeals court rules city didn't prove it needed garage; former landowner could end up owning structure. When Austin officials look to condemn land, they expect to haggle a bit with property owners, but usually they don't have to haggle with the likes of Harry Whittington.
Is Paris' burger mouthwatering? Hype aside, how does the Spicy BBQ Six-Dollar Burger really rate?
U.S. Hispanic population soars Nation's largest minority group accounts for about half the growth in the U.S. population since 2000.
Every British road may soon have a price per mile A government plan proposes an unprecedented pay-as-you-go satellite-tracking system as a response to heavy traffic congestion.
Surgery in wrong places not uncommon
Judge orders Florida town to fly Gay Rights rainbow flags
German town to build "sex huts" for 2006 Soccer World Cup hookers
When did the regular season for the hookers end, and when and where were the
Boy aims at "freight-train size" snake, hits only himself
Vancouver going after the street-pooping people "We're getting to the point where the need for public toilets is getting serious," said Charles Gauthier, executive director of the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association. "There's a burgeoning entertainment district, a growing homelessness problem and people have nowhere to go.
Rare fishing cats born at zoo