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Posts on ‘December 29th, 2012’

Saturday video break: Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon

Song #38 on the Popdose Top 100 Covers list is “Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Now”, originally by Neil Diamond and covered by Urge Overkill. Here’s the original: To borrow from Linus Van Pelt, of all the Neil Diamond songs in the world, that one may just be the Neil Diamond-est. I can’t believe Dave […]

There are eight candidates who have filed for SD06

Yesterday I made an inquiry with the Elections division of the Secretary of State’s office, to ask how many candidates had filed for the special election in SD06. They kindly forwarded me a scan of all eight candidate applications, which you can see here. (Stace and PDiddie reported on this yesterday afternoon. The only mainstream […]

Dewhurst campaign aide accused of stealing contributions

Oops. Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst’s campaign manager is under criminal scrutiny, suspected of stealing at least $600,000 — and possibly more than $1 million — from the Republican’s political accounts over the past several years. Kenneth “Buddy” Barfield, a longtime GOP consultant who most recently managed Dewhurst’s failed run for the U.S. Senate, has been […]

It’s a dog eat donut world

What interested me the most in this story about the locally-based Shipley’s Do-Nuts is what wasn’t said. The changes are coming at a time when competition in the breakfast industry is stronger than ever. Coffee chains are offering more breakfast pastries, and even ethnic bakeries are gaining favor with the general public, said Chris Tripoli, […]