Daily Archives: September 18, 2010

Saturday video break: Dance, chicken, dance!

In honor of the debate Rick Perry will not be attending, I bring you this awesome chicken dance video: I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: This is why I love the Internet.

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RUDH recommendations to the city

Whether you think the Stop Heights Wal-Mart effort is a righteous cause or the annoying whine of a bunch of fancypants elitists, I recommend you go check out this post to read the recommendations made by Responsible Urban Development for … Continue reading

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The hole keeps growing

Do I hear $21 billion? $21 billion, anybody? The working estimate of the looming state budget shortfall has grown to about $21 billion in the face of smaller-than-expected tax revenues and projected higher costs for education and health care, legislative … Continue reading

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It isn’t just about ducking debates

All you need to know about Marsha Farney, the Republican candidate in SBOE 10, and the kind of race she’s running is right here: Farney, a former school teacher and high school counselor, has not responded to phone calls or … Continue reading

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Marfa solar fight gets deferred

They will not be building that big solar farm out in Marfa at this time. Citing a lack of investors, Houston-based Tessera Solar has scotched plans to erect at least 1,000 three-story mirrored satellite dishes — designed to convert the … Continue reading

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