Daily Archives: January 22, 2012

Weekend link dump for January 22

Enjoy that penultimate weekend of football while you still can. I have long thought that what the world needs is more pee-powered electronics. I don’t recall there being anything about this in the Bible. That naughty e-book you just downloaded … Continue reading

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Meet your minor parties

PoliTex lists some of the non-standard political parties that hope to put a Presidential candidate (and some others in a couple of cases) on the ballot this year. They range from the good old fashioned Socialists to the (possibly illegally-named) … Continue reading

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Comcast SportsNet Houston

This would be cool. The NBC Sports Group is seeking about $2 million in state and local support to bring a major production studio and 135 jobs to downtown Houston. The operation would be for Comcast SportsNet Houston, a new … Continue reading

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Casinos expanding nationally

I have no idea what the political or budgetary climate will be like for the gambling industry here in Texas when the Lege next convenes in 2013, but they have been gaining a lot of ground elsewhere in the country. … Continue reading

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The Tour de Houston 2012

If you’re not into long distance running, perhaps you might like to go on a long bike ride around town? If so, you will be glad to hear that the Tour de Houston is coming back after a year’s absence. … Continue reading

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