Daily Archives: July 17, 2006

Park Dietz still testifying

Dr. Park Dietz is on the stand again today for a third day of testimony and cross-examination in the Andrea Yates retrial. On Friday, he gave his reasons why he thinks Yates does not meet the statutory requirements for legal … Continue reading Continue reading

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The petitions of Harris County

From yesterday, a look at the petition signing efforts for independent gubernatorial candidates Carole Keeton Strayhorn and Kinky Friedman in Harris County. Overall in Harris County, Strayhorn outdid Friedman by collecting 37,739 signatures to Friedman’s 19,117, according to data provided … Continue reading Continue reading

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We’ve already established that I’m a musical Luddite, still wedded to the ancient and dying CD format for my tunes. So, I’m highly encouraged (and a bit surprised, given the trash talk) to read that someone has put out a … Continue reading Continue reading

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Analysis of all current redistricting plans

Local political consultant Mustafa Tameez has gone over all of the redistricting map proposals that have been submitted to the three-judge panel, plus their briefs where available, and put together a concise analysis of them all, complete with illustrations. I … Continue reading Continue reading

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