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Senators take too much heat for Bridge to Nowhere, decide to put on a show of retreat and cut it from budget, but the $442 million will be turned over to Alaska with no strings attached, allowing lawmakers and the governor there to parcel it out for transportation projects as they see fit, including the bridges if they so choose. So are you fooled?


Hagel defends Iraq criticism
Bush calls criticism harmful to war effort and troops
Brad's Ten-Foot Poll on War Criticism --- RESULT
Posted 9am Wed Nov 16 - 10pm Thur Nov 17, 2005
Republican Senator Chuck Hagel says Americans have the right to criticize Iraq War policy without their patriotism being questioned by President Bush
Hagel is rightly defending free speech
225 -
Hagel is hurting the war effort and troops
79 -
Total votes 304 -

Katrina . . .

Happy Thanksgiving!
FEMA gives evacuees two weeks to get out of hotels and move into apartments
SAN ANTONIO: We don't have that many apartments
HOUSTON: Officials protest short deadline

Marshall Ramsey, Jackson Mississippi Clarion Ledger

St. Tammany Councilman arrested in Katrina-related kickback scheme

One-third of evacuees still looking for jobs

Updates on Katrina-rescued pets

Sex offenders fled to Houston after Hurricane Katrina
Some 287 known sex offenders from Louisiana have moved to the Houston area since Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast almost three months ago, according to federal estimates, but local police don't know where they are.


GAO to Congress: Protect our GIs from insurance scammers

U.S., Iraq may be inflating foreign role in insurgency
"It makes the government's counterinsurgency efforts seem more legitimate,
and it links what's going on in Iraq to the war on terrorism. "When people go out into battle, they often characterize enemies in the most negative way possible. Obviously there are all kinds of interacting political prejudices they can bring out by blaming outsiders." -Anthony Cordesman

Democrats to push for vote on torture ban
Detainee policy could spark division among Republicans

U.S.-Mexico fence finding backing
Support for 2,000-mile border barrier grows, as dozens of lawmakers sign on
A secure, state-of-the-art border fence must be one element of any comprehensive effort to address the illegal immigration problem. Similar fences in Israel have reduced terrorist attacks by up to 95%.

DVD rental firm Netflix just settled a case involving accusations of misleading advertising. In the settlement, Netflix agreed to pay the lawyers up to $2.5 million. Consumers don't get any money.

Anniston shows some in GQ

Sony's crude CD spyware even worse than first thought
"If you haven't already installed the software patch that Sony BMG made available last week in a vain attempt to fix this problem, DO NOT INSTALL IT. Security researchers say it will introduce even more vulnerabilities into your system.

Is gravity leaking from our universe? In the space of seven years, the dark-energy revolution has rewritten textbook entries on how the universe operates and what will ultimately happen to the cosmos.

Aurora: Secret Hypersonic Spyplane? Does the United States Air Force or one of America's intelligence agencies have a secret hypersonic aircraft capable of a Mach 6 performance?

Vaccine against tooth decay successful in animal tests

"The Face of Tomorrow"
".. if you could combine all the faces in a city right now you would be looking at the future face of that city. The Face of Tomorrow attempts to find this face by taking photographs of the current inhabitants and compositing their faces to create a typical face."


Kennedy says he wasn't fired from 'Housewives' for flashing cast

Tiny Dallas-area town renamed DISH as part of marketing plan

Mike Tyson dinner ends in mass brawl

Heidi Fleiss plans a brothel for women near Las Vegas, to be called 'Heidi's Stud Farm.' The rate? $250 an hour. "You wouldn't believe the number of women who've told me, 'Heidi, if you do this, I'll be the first one in line!' I mean, relationships are harder than dieting, you know what I mean?"


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water softeners
Copenhagen Imports
Smart Furniture
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Laptop Specialists
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O'Brien's Tax Service
Ron Hoover RV
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Not my advertiser, but I like 'em for their good work and reasonable prices:

Eurasian Auto Repair
11234 Gordon Rd

Copy Products
11923 Warfield map
Broadband Internet
and digital phone

I Sold It on EBay
281 at Bitters
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830 741-3968