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Companies I endorse on my radio program, listed here at no charge to anyone

COIT
carpet / drapery cleaning
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Kinetico
water softeners and
biopure water filters
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O'Brien's Tax Service
653-7550

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

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545-4366

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Broadband Internet
and flat-rate phone
244-0500

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Laptop Specialists and
On-site IT services
10823 Gulfdale map
344-4563

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830 816-1879

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830 608-0208

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Thur Mar 2 2006
Hit count for 2005 was 24-million-plus

TEXAS INDEPENDENCE DAY

Jack Hrubetz of O'Brien's Tax Service
will be on my show today 11a-12n
to answer your tax questions

Candidates Rep. Carter Casteel and
challenger Nathan Macias are
scheduled 11:35 Friday morning


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STUDY: EARTH MELTING AT BOTH ENDS

For the first time, scientists have confirmed Earth is melting at both ends, which could have disastrous effects for coastal cities and villages.

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Brownie: I Told Ya So

Former FEMA head Michael Brown told CBS affiliate WUSA-TV that newly released tapes confirm that he warned President Bush and top White House officials about the danger Hurricane Katrina posed to the Gulf Coast before the storm hit.

Associated Press
BUSH KNEW
Video shows Bush was warned before Katrina hit
Bush declared four days after the storm, "I don't think anybody anticipated the breach of the levees" that gushed deadly flood waters into New Orleans ... But the transcripts and video show there was plenty of talk about that possibility even before the storm - and Bush was worried too.

My gosh. Maybe Bush was right. Maybe Brownie WAS doing a heckuva job... and Bush wasn't.

What goes around comes around:

Senators eye trumping Bush on ports deal
A bipartisan group of senators yesterday threatened to take away from President Bush final say over a Dubai-owned company's bid to operate in U.S. ports, sending a warning shot at the White House that has repeatedly defended the deal.

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UK court approves P&O takeover

Coast Guard official says ports 'far more secure now'

Shooting by Bexar deputy is drawing questions
By the time a Bexar County deputy decided to fire his weapon at a moving car, killing a San Antonio teen who was riding in the back seat, he had deviated from standard procedures in conducting a felony traffic stop

Herald-Zeitung
Guadalupe River outfitters bristle at increase in "tube tax"
New Braunfels City Council is anxious to make up for the $50,000 shortfall expected this year in the River Management Fund, and they plan to pay for it by increasing the fee charged to river outfitters for each tuber they put in the water.

Caller-Times
Prize Patrol at Corpus Christi
Burnt toast aside, Corpus Christi couple enjoys Prize Patrol visit
Wanda Armstrong, 73, was having a "boring day" when the three-member Prize Patrol from Publishers Clearing House made her $10,000 richer.

UT students vote for leveling rules for alcohol and pot
University of Texas students voted Wednesday in favor of a nonbinding referendum to equalize penalties for alcohol and marijuana violations. The Alcohol-Marijuana Equalization Referendum passed by 64 percent, The Daily Texan reported.

Nigerians scored bigtime in email scam
A renowned psychiatrist from UC Irvine ... gave as much as $3 million over a 10-year period in response to an Internet plea that promised the doctor a generous cut of a huge sum of cash trapped in African bank accounts in exchange for money advances.

auroraSome new aurora photos

DA wants records on trip DeLay took with Abramoff
The subpoena includes statements from Abramoff's credit card showing he paid the travel agency almost $40,000 for the group's airfare for the trip to England and Scotland. It is against House rules for a lobbyist to put a congressman's expenses on his credit card.

Bush administration has been backing off mine safety
...has decreased major fines for safety violations since 2001, and in almost half the cases, it has not collected the fines

EVEN MORE ENDANGERED?

A move to ease pesticide laws

The bill would eliminate key provisions of the nation's toughest environmental law safeguarding the 1,272 listed species of plants, birds, fish, amphibians, insects and mammals in the wild. The bill already has passed the House and is expected to find support in the Republican-controlled Senate.


Gary Martin, Express-News Washington Bureau
Border sheriffs beg Congress for help
Southwest border sheriffs vented their frustration with the federal government Wednesday and urged a Senate panel to crack down on illegal immigration to reduce violence along the U.S.-Mexico border.

WASHINGTON TIMES
Violence on border at record high
..because illegal aliens are more willing to attack U.S. authorities, and an increasing number also are convicted criminals, border sheriffs said yesterday.


 

ONLINE PETITION
San Antonio Riverwalk
PROTECT THE RIVERWALK

Austin American-Statesman
COMMENTARY: W. GARDNER SELBY
The Leininger factor not illegal, so why the fuss?

Yellowstone Park volcano growing
New smokeholes spouting, old geysers reawakening

Femslator 2000

Consumer Reports Top Picks for 2006
(not a single car from the U.S. or Europe)

New $10 bill rolls out today
Currency has shades of orange, yellow and red in background in latest effort to fight counterfeiting

28-foot squid a hit in London museum

Florida man showing off OnStar arrested