Daily Archives: October 6, 2004

D-Day for DeLay?

The House Ethics Committee is supposed to have met at 2 PM EDT to (finally) decide what to do on the Chris Bell ethics complaint against Tom DeLay. Let’s hope they take this group’s advice and appoint an outside counsel. … Continue reading Continue reading

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The endorsement season begins

The Chronicle finally realizes there’s less than four week to Election Day, and so they better get cracking on endorsements. (The Dallas Morning News has already made seventeen endorsements.) They get started by endorsing City Prop 1 while opposing City … Continue reading Continue reading

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Rack ’em up

Another Enron guilty plea. A former assistant treasurer at Enron pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge of conspiracy to commit securities fraud for lying to credit rating agencies. Timothy Despain, 39, faces up to five years in prison. But he … Continue reading Continue reading

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RIP, Joyce Jillson

Joyce Jillson, famed astrologer, dead at 58. Do I really have to make the joke here, people? Continue reading

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A mind like a steel trap

Vice President Cheney, last night: “Now, in my capacity as vice president, I am the president of Senate, the presiding officer…. The first time I ever met you was when you walked on the stage tonight.” Except for the 2001 … Continue reading Continue reading

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