May 27 2003 Tuesday
TOM DELAY (R-TEXAS) Atty. General JOHN ASHCROFT (R-MISSOURI)
Complete copy of DPS tape produced
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
Madame Defarge should rush to Austin
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.
Democrats Seek Accountability in Texas Dispute
WASHINGTON POST - 5-27-03
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
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?
ALL HAT NO CATTLE
DIRTY LAUNDRY DONE DIRT CHEAP
"Of course I need another drink. I can't get drunk without it. I never smoke when I eat. It ruins the taste of the cigarette." - Anita Beer going on and on in The Subway, a private drinking club in Branson, Missouri
"Part of the plan to rebuild Iraq is to create an Iraqi stock market. Haven't these people suffered enough." —Craig Kilborn
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.
"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. ...