Daily Archives: January 16, 2005

Perranoski voting begins

If your head is still spinning from having to pick just one winner from all the fabulous entrants in each of the nominating categories for the Koufax Awards at Wampum (current contest I’m pulling my hair out over: Most Hmorous … Continue reading Continue reading

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Elizabeth Ames Jones

Catching up on some older stuff: The State House is down to 149 members as Elizabeth Ames Jones (R, San Antonio) declined her seat after being named to the state Railroad Commission. On the morning she was to be sworn … Continue reading Continue reading

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So where’s the fraud?

Sure does look like Andy Taylor’s wild claims of massive fraud in the Heflin-Vo race are melting away, doesn’t it? This article says that maybe a hundred noncitizens applied to vote in Harris County, a third of whom were rejected … Continue reading Continue reading

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The 1965 AFL All-Star Game

This is a story I’d not known before. In 1965, the All-Star Game for the American Football League was to be played in New Orleans. Upon arrival in New Orleans, the 21 black players in the game quickly realized that … Continue reading Continue reading

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