Wed Mar 8 2006
Hit count for 2005 was 24-million-plus
2 of 'Leininger 5' win .
Casteel loses by 45 votes of 20,307
Herald-Zeitung "Although several Casteel supporters began clamoring for a recount as soon as her concession speech was finished, the defeated incumbent was not willing to talk about it yet."
Casteel: “What this means is that no representative can take an independent vote because someone with money might take issue with it,” she said. “That’s the tough part. I’ll be all right, but this race has changed Texas politics.”
Dem. primary 99.28% reporting:
HD28 Henry Cueller 52.7% to Ciro Rodriguez 40.7%
Express-News "..Democratic primary election marred by voting irregularities that mirrored problems when the two met two years ago."
Uresti dethrones Madla
Dem. primary 98.1% reporting:
SD19 Uresti 57% to Madla 42%
In a bruising campaign that defied the power of incumbency, state Rep. Carlos Uresti took down longtime state Sen. Frank Madla, a South Side powerhouse.
Two-month countdown begins for Strayhorn, Friedman
"The state comptroller who dumped her Republican affiliation and the wisecracking musician and author from Kerrville both face a May 11 deadline to come up with 45,540 voter signatures. That would qualify them for a spot on the November ballot where they could face GOP incumbent Rick Perry and Democrat Chris Bell in a four-person free-for-all."
Congratulations to the new Kendall County Judge GAYLAN SCHROEDER (founder of Kendall County Air in Boerne)
MY NOMINEE FOR THE MOST DISGUSTING
ACT OF 2006
God for Dead Soldiers"
Fred Phelps is the pastor of Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka. He
and his family have picketed and heckled military families at more
than 100 funerals since June. They say the soldiers are fighting
for an army that represents a country that accepts homosexuality.
Ten-Foot Poll on Hate --- RESULT
Hatemonger Fred Phelps has appeared on KTSA talk
shows from time to time. In light of his latest hate campaign,
|he should never be allowed on KTSA again!
|he should be on because he represents a different point of view!
Vote Total 468-