May 27  2003  Tuesday

TOM DELAY (R-TEXAS)     Atty. General JOHN ASHCROFT (R-MISSOURI)

Complete copy of DPS tape produced
San Antonio Express, TX - 5-27-03


AUSTIN — First came the news that the Texas Department of Public Safety swiftly destroyed files and documents pertaining to the search for the 51 AWOL legislators. Then there were allegations of a mysterious gap in a critical videotape. ...
       Gap in first tape dub angers Democrats - News 8 Austin
       Football game's goal is reconciliation - San Antonio Express

 

Madame Defarge should rush to Austin
By CRAGG HINES - HOUSTON CHRONICLE 5-23-03


...DeLay and Craddick are both clearly unready to fade any heat in this deepening debacle, so how should they react to the news that the DPS, even before the order was canceled to seize the legislators and compel their attendance in Austin, destroyed all its records of the manhunt.
This is from a paperback you'd buy at the airport, not modern law enforcement.

Democrats Seek Accountability in Texas Dispute
Lieberman, Others Want to Know if Federal Resources Aided GOP in Redistricting Controversy

WASHINGTON POST - 5-27-03


Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman (D-Conn.) plans to call on the White House today to release a list of any efforts to help Texas authorities round up Democratic lawmakers who slipped out to Oklahoma to block action on a redistricting bill earlier this month.
 

 

Today's cartoon was inspired by the maniacal manipulations of Tom DeLay (R-Napoleonic Texas Warlord) and General John Ashcroft (R-Speaker of Tongues) and the witch hunt of the Texas Democrat Legislators.  Can you imagine the outcry from the republicans if the Clinton White House did this? 

 


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Never in the history of U.S. presidential elections have the “American People” been handed a better litmus test to decide if an incumbent is fit to continue holding the highest office in the land.


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"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty." Thomas Jefferson


 

 

 

Artist's rendering of the Three Gorges Dam in China.

 

Severe floods expected to put brand-new dam to the test
Three Gorges Probe, Canada - 5-27-03
 Abnormally heavy flooding on the Yangtze River this summer is
expected to put the newly built Three Gorges dam to its first major test. ...

 


 

 

Peace.