Daily Archives: May 1, 2004

Complaint filed against state GOP

A criminal complaint has been filed against the state GOP related to corporate donations from 2002. The criminal complaint was filed by two government watchdog groups, Public Citizen and Common Cause of Texas, in response to a Houston Chronicle article, … Continue reading Continue reading

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A few blog doings

Happy Blogiversary to Skeptical Notion! Here’s to another good year for you, Morat. I believe the most appropriate response to this announcement is “Jes-se! Jes-se! Jes-se!” Congrats on your new gig, Jesse! Best of luck to Julia for her upcoming … Continue reading Continue reading

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Passing the torch in Brenham

Blue Bell Creameries has a new CEO, but it’s still a family affair. Befitting a company that sells its ice cream with bucolic images of contented cows grazing in fields of bluebonnets on the label, the approaching takeover of Paul … Continue reading Continue reading

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Yates appeal filed

An appeal has been filed by Andrea Yates’ lawyer, which alleges numerous mistakes in the trial, bad testimony from Dr. Park Dietz, and that Texas’ insanity statute is unconstitutional. “The standards presently in place are extremely archaic and do nothing … Continue reading Continue reading

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Is there a geezerweight division?

This might be the first boxing match ever for which I’d be tempted to do a pay-per-view. Rice University’s Malcolm Gillis, president of one of the world’s leading centers of wisdom and knowledge, intends to fight two-time heavyweight boxing champ … Continue reading Continue reading

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