Daily Archives: November 14, 2005

Kim Ng

The Los Angeles Dodgers, the franchise that broke the color line in Major League Baseball in 1947, may be about to shatter another barrier, as they are interviewing Kim Ng for their open General Manager job. “I’ve been out in … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Baseball | 3 Comments

Electing versus appointing

The Chron returns to the issue of electing judges in Texas, which first came up during the recusal merry-go-round in the DeLay money laundering case. I’m still not convinced that the popular alternative of appointments followed by unopposed retention elections … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Show Business for Ugly People | 3 Comments

CD28 poll followup

The early poll in CD28 that I mentioned last week has been pikced up as a story in the Express News, with comments from all campaigns. Andre Pineda has the pointer and some further thoughts in response to what his … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Election 2006 | 5 Comments

Two homecomings at Rice

This was homecoming weekend at Rice, but this time the Owls were joined by another school bringing together its alumni to celebrate and reminisce. While Rice University celebrated homecoming Saturday, about 400 people with ties to hurricane-damaged Tulane University reunited … Continue reading Continue reading

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More on Cornyn and Abramoff

The Agonist points to an AP wire story about some emails between Ralph Reed and disgraced former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who is currently under federal indictment for fraud as well as under investigation by the Senate Indian Affairs committee, which … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Scandalized! | 3 Comments