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Jill Carroll

Christian Science Monitor
Baghdad Jan. 7, 2006
She has been a good guest on my program. One of the very, very few to travel outside the Green Zone to do actual reporting.
Her Letter From Baghdad 2005

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carpet cleaning
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water softeners

O'Brien's Tax Service

Arredondo Group
Foundations: San Antonio, Austin, Laredo
210 645-6811

Copenhagen Imports
Smart Furniture
15909 San Pedro map

Ron Hoover RV
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and flat-rate phone

BJ Associates
Laptop Specialists
10823 Gulfdale map

Cavco Home Center
Mfr & Modular Homes
New Braunfels
830 608-0208

Budget Movers
Local / Texas / National
San Antonio

Not my advertiser, but I like 'em for their good work and reasonable prices:
Eurasian Auto Repair
11234 Gordon Rd



Wed Jan 25 2006
Hit count for 2005 was 24-million-plus

Gov Rick Perry in Tikrit
Secret trip: Perry in Iraq
Governor visits Texas troops in Middle East

On my program tooday: Gov. Perry live from Baghdad

email red light cameras
I have written to you before about these cameras. I don't care if a company gets richer than six foot up a bull's a** for giving these red light runners a ticket. I drive my grand kids to and from school every day and witness red lights being run at every major intersection. I hear callers making all kinds of excuses for the cameras to not be around and I'll bet they are all guilty of running the red light. Just last week a guy went around me on the right hand side to try to make a yellow light and our mirrors touched. You really need to drive around in this town more and watch it first hand. You wouldn't even have to dress up like a black person.
Oh, the guy that hit my mirror did stop to see if he had done any damage. And we both made the next green light.
Charlie B.

Mexico issues border ban for military
A day after as many as 20 armed men in military fatigues crossed the Rio Grande into Texas before being chased back by U.S. authorities, the Mexican government ordered its troops not to come within 2 kilometers of the border "without authorization."

Georgetown University students turned their backs on US Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales in protest yesterday. (Evan Sisley/ Reuters)

AG's memo raises questions on Patriot Act
Suggests it's not needed for domestic spying
A footnote in Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales's 42-page legal memo defending President Bush's domestic spying program appears to argue that the administration does not need Congress to extend the USA Patriot Act in order to keep using the law's investigative powers against terror suspects.


"Radical Militant Librarians" would shelve Patriot Act
"What's happened in the past several years, in particular with the USA Patriot Act which directly affects our ability to do our job, is our core values are being challenged ... If anything can ignite librarians, it is an attack on our core values."

Bush renames spying
President Bush heads to the National Security Agency on Wednesday for another speech defending his controversial spying program, one that he insists should be called a “terrorist surveillance program” — not domestic spying without a warrant.

Army will allow children of veterans to use rifles at funerals
An estimated 1,800 military veterans die every day across the country, and honor guards struggle to keep up with serving two or three funerals a day.

Sending telegrams to people who have passed away

While slashing jobs, Ford took huge job-creation tax benefits
How can you simultaneously cut jobs and benefit from the American Jobs Creation Act? Welcome to the wonderful world of Washington nomenclature.

Politicians good at ignoring facts
Democrats and Republicans alike are adept at making decisions without letting the facts get in the way, a new study shows.
And they get quite a rush from ignoring information that's contrary to their point of view.

John Traficant art
The prison art of Jim Traficant

Mayor apologizes for "implant" question to worker

California now home of million-dollar tract houses
The median-sized million-dollar home last year was 2,480 square feet with four bedrooms and three bathrooms

White House won't provide Katrina info
"When you have a natural disaster, the president needs to be hands-on, and if anyone in his staff gets in the way, he needs to push them away," said Representative Christopher Shays, a Connecticut Republican and member of the House investigating committee. "The response was pathetic."