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SPEAKING OF PICTURES

A real estate-appraising (and novel-writing) FrontBurnervian alerts us to Amazon’s new yellow pages function. It offers street-level pictures of many of the businesses. So, for instance, if you check out, oh, say, The Lodge’s entry, you can read the license plates on the cars that are parked in front of the gentleman’s establishment. These pictures […]

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WHY NOT MORE POLICE?

Theresa Comstock asked that question on the News op-ed page this morning. The city manager thinks she is doing everyone a big favor by budgeting for 55 new officers next year. Whoopee-doo. It’s a drop in the bucket. Dallas is off-target by 500 officers, and a FrontBurnervian parent reports on the result: Last night at […]

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RE: KATRINA

A natural-disaster-obsessed FrontBurnervian tells us the AP is reporting that the DISD says it will enroll the children of any Katrina refugees who ask for it. The same FBvian as us politely to refrain from making Wilmer-Hutchins comments.

I AM NOT A HARASSER

So, when I got to the office this morning, I was sifting through my emails, drinking my coffee, minding my own business, and I got this unsettling email. Good Morning, I am Det. Todd Burnside of the Carrollton Police Department. I am investigating an internet harassment complaint and need to ask you a few questions. […]

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