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


Governor's Race Petition Info
Carole Strayhorn | Kinky Friedman

Senate panel kills Texas Border Fence scheme
OKs 200 - NOT 700 - miles of new barricades

The Senate Judiciary Committee agreed yesterday to erect new fencing along parts of the Arizona-Mexico border but stopped far short of a House proposal to build more fences over a wider area.
The Kyl proposal calls for 200 miles of fencing and vehicle barriers along Arizona's border with Mexico, but no new fences in California, New Mexico and Texas.

'Support Our Troops' sign  

<<< On my program 11:08 today
NO, SHE BROKE HER PROMISE RIGHT AT AIRTIME BECAUSE SHE WANTS TO BE ON TV INSTEAD
NEW: SEE HER EMAIL BELOW

REFUSES TO REMOVE SIGN
When told her refusal to take down the 2-foot sign would result in a fine of $100 a day, Stacie Kelley, a normally quiet Army wife not used to the national and even international spotlight, had a simple message for the homeowners association directors.
"Bring it on," she said.

<<< Stacey Kelley, the wife of an Army private now serving in Iraq, has a 'Support Our Troops' sign in her Westchase, Florida yard. Homeowners' association rules prohibit most signs.

Brad's Ten-Foot Poll on Troop Support Signs --- RESULT
Mar 9-10 2006
Should Stacey Kelley's "Support Our Troops" sign be allowed despite a Neighborhood Ass'n rule against yard signs?
Yes, have a heart and make an exception in this case!
281-
63%
No. What if someone wants to display an anti-war sign?
166-
37%
Total votes 447-
 

add 1030a Sat
email Sorry I missed the show
Well I just wanted to get back with you. No it was not about being on TV. I have had 729 call on my cell phone and 318 call on my house phone in just the past two days. But when there are camera at your door or flowing you around every were you go it is hard to to get to everyone.
I know that it is is no excuse as why I missed you show. But I hope you and the listeners can understand that I am under a lot of perisher and all this is very overwhelming to me. I am sorry I could not be on your show at that time and I appreciate everything you have done.
Please understand that your show and everything that is going on is important to me and I hope you will invite me back on your show some time soon. Thank You.
PROUD ARMY WIFE
Stacey Kelley

 

Stacey, when it was time to have you on the air, my screener told me that some man answered your phone and said you couldn't talk to us in Texas because you were going to be on TV instead. Thank you for emailing me. We will call you back on Monday to try to arrange a time that will work for you.
Thanks for being a military family!
Brad

1030a Sat


 

 


Nick Anderson of the Houston Chronicle was awarded
the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning in 2005.
 

Bush's approval rating falls to new low

More and more people, particularly Republicans, disapprove of President Bush's performance, question his character and no longer consider him a strong leader against terrorism, according to an AP-Ipsos poll documenting one of the bleakest points of his presidency.

New York Times
$25,000 TO LOBBY GROUP IS TIED TO ACCESS TO BUSH
The chief of [the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas] represented by the lobbyist Jack Abramoff was admitted to a meeting with President Bush in 2001 days after the tribe paid a prominent conservative lobbying group $25,000 at Mr. Abramoff's direction

Dubai firm retreats from ports deal
The company's sudden announcement came hours after congressional leaders told Bush that, because of security concerns about possible foreign control of six U.S. ports, they would pass a law to block the operations by Dubai Ports World.

THE HILL
Dubai royal family "furious" and threatens to hit back at US
Retaliation from the emirate could come against lucrative deals with aircraft maker Boeing and by curtailing the docking of hundreds of American ships, including U.S. Navy ships

DAVID BRODER
Republican Breakdown
Rep. Tom Davis of Virginia, a committee chairman, told The Post, "This is probably the worst administration ever in getting Congress's opinion on anything."

Are those WATER geysers on a Saturn moon?
In a discovery hinting at the prospect of life on an ice-covered moon of Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted what appear to be water geysers spewing from the surface of the small celestial body. NASA page

Oscar-winning 'Crash' producer is flat broke

RICK CASEY - Houston Chronicle
Leininger's last-minute nasty-grams
In the last days before Tuesday's election, San Antonio billionaire James Leininger threw an extravagant $600,000 barrage of television, radio and direct-mail ads against five incumbent Republicans.

Express-News
Officials in Comal slam race winner
The officials insisted their criticism was not based on their ties to Casteel, but on the attack ads run by Macias and the fact that an out of district millionaire, San Antonio's Dr. James Leininger, pumped more than $750,000 into Macias' campaign for the 73rd District seat.

Herald-Zeitung
Commissioners voice reservations over Macias
Comal County commissioners stunned by Rep. Carter Casteel’s loss of her District 73 Texas House seat expressed concerns Thursday about their new representative

 

SAT score mistakes blamed partly on rain in Austin
SAT errors, which affected 4,000 students out of 495,000 who took the October test, arose partly because of excessive moisture that caused the answer sheets to expand before they were scanned at the company's large test-processing site in Austin


National Journal
I
t's time we started electing TV news anchors
William Powers lists five reasons why anchor elections make sense. Here's one: "Elections will solve one of the great mysteries of civilization: What makes an anchor popular? [Bob] Schieffer's success has produced confusion about what qualities we-the-people want in our anchors. Do we prefer the gray paterfamilias figure that he epitomizes, or the younger 'glam' anchor typified by Anderson Cooper and Katie Couric? It's a momentous question that can be answered only by a national vote."

USA TODAY
Real mob's problems are bigger than Tony Soprano's difficulties
Things are so bad for today's mobsters that some of the younger guys are thinking about getting out

BadaBing sign
SOPRANOS RETURNS TO HBO ON SUNDAY

Pizzaland, the two-table restaurant shown in the opening credits, routinely gets calls for delivery from all over the world. And the nearby Skyway Diner, where Christopher was riddled with bullets, has become a tourist destination.

Porn site loses 17 million names, emails and IPs of its users
Customers of the online payment service iBill have had their personal information released onto the internet, where it's been bought and sold in a black market.

Portuguese company launches red toilet paper

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