Daily Archives: March 4, 2011

Friday random ten: The top 500, part 15

The penultimate list of my songs from the Rolling Stone Top 500 list. 1. Tumbling Dice – Linda Ronstadt (#424, orig. Rolling Stones) 2. Smoke On The Water – Deep Purple (#426) 3. New Year’s Day – U2 (#427) 4. … Continue reading

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How about those tax exemptions?

There’s a lot of them, and they cost the state big bucks. A 68-page report released by Texas Comptroller Susan Combs on Monday offers a detailed look at billions of dollars in state tax exemptions and could fuel renewed discussion … Continue reading

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No, he can’t

This week, President Obama gave Republican critics of the Affordable Care Act a way out, if they met certain conditions. President Obama, who has stood by his landmark health care law through court attacks and legislative efforts to repeal it, … Continue reading

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Washington Avenue lite

That’s what someone thinks White Oak Drive is becoming. Is White Oak Drive becoming a cozier, more walkable version of nearby Washington Avenue as a restaurant-entertainment hub? One local real estate agent thinks so. White Oak is more concentrated with … Continue reading

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Texas blog roundup for the week of February 28

The Texas Progressive Alliance would like to thank the Academy for this week’s blog roundup.

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