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Allard: TxDOT gone too far

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Link to article here. We could all use some laughter over this toll road fight, and Col. Ken Allard gladly delivers. Let the insurgency begin! Ken Allard: Give TxDOT red light before it goes too far San Antonio Express-News 10/17/2007 Forgive me, fellow Texans, but I’m just a newcomer who looks ridiculous in a cowboy […]

Editorial: Allard takes on TxDOT-induced congestion

Friday, August 17th, 2007

Link to article here. Mr. Allard and his buddy, Will, use humor to demonstrate what is obvious to your average San Antonian (but apparently not to the bureaucrats at TxDOT)…we live under the rule of King TxDOT and the politicos and highway lobby that pulls its strings. Oh, and Mr. Allard, rest assured, the San […]

How to drive in San Antonio

Thursday, April 26th, 2007

This was forwarded to us…too funny! _________________________________ How to drive in San Antonio- 1. You must first learn to pronounce the city name. It is: “San Tone”. 2. The morning rush hour is from 5:00 am to noon. The evening rush hour is from noon to 7:00 pm. Friday’s rush hour starts on Thursday morning. […]

Cartoon of Perry TTC toll booth from San Antonio Express-News

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

This takes the eminent domain fight to a whole new level…

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

Link to story here. Chongqing, China, March 21, 2007—No man is an island. But developers in China have made one couple face an unusual type of island living after the homeowners refused to sell. Wu Ping and her husband were the only family of 281 to reject a 2004 offer of a new house or […]

Our Seasons Are Only Two – Summer and Construction

Monday, November 6th, 2006

Our seasons, which there are only two, are summer and construction State Animal… The Barrier Horse State Historical Marker… State Mineral… State Flag/State Statue… State Motto… State Tree… State Joke…

Stinson column shows toll hogs can’t stand citizens having representation

Tuesday, October 31st, 2006

Link to article here. Oh, my sides are splitting with laughter! TxDOT and the highway lobby cozy up at Bill Miller’s across from the MPO (and a whole lot of other places) as a matter of practice, and what gets their goat? The ONE occasion they witness a public official hearing from a citizen on […]

Sample ad Perry could run in his effort to sell Texas to the highest bidder

Thursday, July 6th, 2006

Well, it’s official. TxDOT has approved its first public-private partnership concession agreement (read about it here) with a foreign-owned company to build, operate, and maintain the southern leg of Hwy 130 as a toll road. They weren’t kidding when they said “Texas is Open for Business” (read about this obscenely crass workshop for the benefit […]

Toll Road “Safety”

Monday, May 22nd, 2006

And I thought toll roads were safer?

Too true…

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

A picture is worth a 1000 words…


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