Daily Archives: June 10, 2012

Weekend link dump for June 10

Thanks, textbooks! Getting a Hugh Hefner First Amendment Award would have been way cooler than an invitation to join most of those college honor societies would have been. America 4 America. Microsoft will make Do Not Track the default in … Continue reading

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Politicians come and go, but campaign cash is forever

It seems that way, anyway. With the defeat of several incumbents in last week’s primaries, there’s a lot more unneeded campaign war chests lying around. Millions in unspent contributions have long lurked in former state lawmakers’ campaign bank accounts, often … Continue reading

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I can drive 85

And so can you, on the right road. State transportation officials are testing a new 41-mile segment of an Austin area toll road to see whether it would be safe to post the state’s first 85 mph maximum speed limit. … Continue reading

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Martha and Marisa

Martha Dominguez, the accidental SBOE nominee from El Paso who had been telling people she wanted to drop out of the race before the primary, has decided to stay on the ballot for November, according to the Lion Star blog. … Continue reading

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