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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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Smart Furniture
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Laptop Specialists
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Heating / Air Conditioning
830 816-1879

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

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



Fri Feb 10 2006
Hit count for 2005 was 24-million-plus

Report: White House knew about levees
The White House has barred some top advisers and staffers from answering Senate investigators' questions about the administration's response, saying that certain discussions and documents must remain confidential.

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Heckuva Job Brownie says FEMA was doomed to fail

Former FEMA chief Michael Brown told a Senate hearing that decisions by the Homeland Security department doomed FEMA "to a path to failure." He also said top officials were told that New Orleans' levees were breached the day Katrina roared ashore.

Ten-Foot Poll on Councilwoman--- RESULT
posted 945a Fri Feb 10 2006
What action should Councilwoman Elena Guajardo take in the wake of the suicide of a man who wrote her an email and was then fired?
She should take no action
She should apologize to the man's family
She should apologize AND resign
Total votes 723-

VA nurse investigated for “Sedition” for criticizing Bush
a clinical nurse specialist at the VA Medical Center in Albuquerque ... wrote a letter to the editor of the weekly paper the Alibi criticizing the Bush Administration. After the paper published the letter in its September 15-21 issue, VA administrators seized her computer, alleged that she had written the letter on that computer, and accused her of “sedition.”

L.A. mayor not told about skyscraper terrorist plot
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said he was stunned that Bush revealed details of the reported terrorist plot without first relaying the information to city officials.

HGTV dream home in Tyler TX  

Tyler Morning Telegraph

HGTV Dream Home winner in Tyler can't pay taxes, will sell
He will become the seventh of nine Dream Home winners to do so ... The idea of renting part of the house to pay the bills was snuffed by the Tyler City Council because of rules against operating businesses on lake property.

Dallas neighborhood turns to surveillance cameras
Neighbors in the Richland Park Estates subdivision voted this week to share the cost of the system and agreed to take on the duty of monitoring the video for criminal activity.

Isadora Vail, Express-News Austin Bureau
Texas beefing up border force
Texas is boosting local and state law enforcement along the Mexico border after reports of violence, drug activity and threats have increased in recent weeks.

Krispy Kreme closing all Houston stores plus Beaumont
Once the darling of Wall Street, Krispy Kreme, the second-largest U.S. doughnut chain behind Dunkin' Donuts, has been facing financial difficulties. Recently, the company's franchisees for Colorado, Minnesota and Wisconsin filed for bankruptcy, as did franchisees in Canada and Philadelphia last year.

Austin passes limited housing moratorium
Austin City Council passed a moratorium late Thursday night on big new homes that neighbors say dwarf smaller, older homes nearby.

Thanks, Susan

Volkswagen says up to 20,000 jobs could be cut

Ex-CIA official says pre-war data "cherry picked" by Bush
The former CIA official who coordinated U.S. intelligence on the Middle East until last year has accused the Bush administration of "cherry-picking" intelligence on Iraq to justify a decision it had already reached to go to war, and of ignoring warnings that the country could easily fall into violence and chaos after an invasion to overthrow Saddam Hussein.

Iraqis cope with life without lights
Baghdad's electricity has fallen far below prewar levels due to deteriorating security

Religious group offering $1000 to first person who can prove Earth revolves around the sun

Citizens told not to approach dung-spraying buffalo