One any given day, that Top Five would look quite a bit different depending on my mood. So I tried to be “diverse” and include a mix of the political (Brothers Judd, Powerline), media (Press Think), Gloriously, Sensibly Texas (The Fat Guy), and Thoughtful Local (Houston’s Clear Thinkers).
Bush says US to double Africa aid (BBC News)
The president announced the US would double its aid to Africa over the next five years, “with primary focus on reforming countries”.
The West’s greatest challenge, he said, was to “get beyond empty symbolism and discredited policies”.
“Economic development is not something we do for countries, it is something they achieve with us,” he said.
New World Bank President
Last week, our friends on the Left jumped all over comments from House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R) that appeared in the Houston Chronicle with no context:
“You know, if Houston, Texas, was held to the same standard as Iraq is held to, nobody’d go to Houston, because all this reporting coming out of the local press in Houston is violence, murders, robberies, deaths on the highways,” DeLay said.
“And if you took that as the image of
In case anyone else is interested in an mp3 of Gov. Perry’s infamous “Adios, Mofo” moment, the most popular talk radio host in town (Chris Baker) has posted it on his KTRH-740 page (direct mp3 link here).
I’ve downloaded and saved a copy just in case it goes away at some point, but we can all burn Ken Charles’ bandwidth for now.
Note that nice plug for blogHOUSTON on there as well. We like that