10.13.2005

Well I'll Be Dang

"IMPORTANT VICTORY – The Texas Public Utility Commission Wednesday ordered TXU to build its new cross-country power line north of Decatur instead of through high value real estate south of the city." - From the Update I refuse to acknowledge that Rep. Phil King had anything to do with this (although he probably did which seriously reduces my inclination to bash him).

15 comments:

Anonymous said...

SO WHAT ABOUT US ON THE NORTH SIDE OF DECATUR THAT DON'T WANT IT EITHER! HAS IT BEEN STATED HOW FAR NORTH OF DECATUR IT IS GOING....JUST WONDERING HOW IT WILL AFFECT THE NUDIST COLONY, HA HA HA!!!!

Anonymous said...

i have a problem with this ruling i very well remember that when this route and other ones were named as possible routes that i saw no one from the areas that would be affected by the southeren route at the public meetings i did see people from the northeren routes at the meetings as was i to do my best to make sure that the power line would not hurt my land and to the calls of those like mayor lambert and thom lambert and others who say that phrase i love so well the power line will hurt economical devlopment well what about the farm land which it will tear up without the american farmers,ranchers and dairyman who by the way work long and hard so you can eat you have nothing to eat and lest not forget the ecological impact that this line will have on the grasslands but tyhen agian who cares as long as we dont hurt the industrial park area and the citys pockets!!!!!!!!! by the way phil king only cares about his voters who have the big bucks not the average man and his support of the northeren route of the powerline proves this

spiritrider said...

I HAVE TWO COMMENTS ACTUALLY WHY DOES EVERY PICTURE OF PHIL KING MAKE HIM LOOK LIKE HES IN NEED OF SOME FIBER TO HELP HIM OUT 2 I TRULY FEEL FOR THOSE ANIMALS WHO ARE UNABLE TO SPEAK HOW THEY FEEL ABOUT THIS MESS MAY THE SPIRTS WATCH OVER THEM AS THIER HOMES AND HABITAT ARE DESTROYED SO THAT TXU CAN MAKE MORE MONEY ALONG WITH THE OTHERS THAT WILL BENEFIT

Anonymous said...

Spiritrider: I think you need a little fiber in your diet, too

How animals feel about a power line?

Maybe they can ask a tree after you hug it.

Atticus said...

I think that once again the golden rule has worked:
He who has the gold.....rules!

Anonymous said...

....i agree with Barry - don't think King had that much clout, though the Mess calls him the "powerful head of the blah blah blah".......(yuk)!

...but whatever, glad that was resolved.....

....sure old Phil cares about Wise County. What were his idiotic comments pertaining to the Grasslands?.......

.....this guy is out to a LONG lunch.....

.....maybe he will get some protein and then go to a tanning booth.....

:)

Anonymous said...

My gosh, why can't Phil King carry water for Mayor Lambert, he was Tom Delay's water boy in charge of drawing up the map for re-districting.

It is like all the people north of Decatur don't matter! Oh, but the radical political Christian Right love him.

There are two kinds of undesireable people...weinies and weasels. He is a weinie!

Phil King needs to be bashed! He doesn't serve his district. He serves big business and not the people.

Anonymous said...

HE THINKS THIS IS GOING TO MAKE AMENDS FOR WHAT HE DID TO THE EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY IN THE LAST LEGISLATURE. I AM EAGER TO VOTE AGAINST HIM EARLY AND OFTEN. IF HIS LEGISLATIVE PERFORMANCE IS ANY INDICATION OF HIS ABILITIES AS AN ATTORNEY, HE BETTER START LOOKING FOR NEW EMPLOYMENT.

Anonymous said...

Phil, Phil, he's our man.
If Phil can't do it...
Well, dang. It looks like he did something.
How do the animals feel? Oh, man.
Gosh, I'm starting to feel bad about living on the south side of town. Are any of you complainers also complaining about higher taxes? Yes, the EDC does some stupid things and moves slow but the only way you will get tax relief is to get some economic development in this area. I'm sure most of you want to live in teh country with no one around but, my goodness, life changes doesn't it?

Anonymous said...

Amen, 2:29 and 3:35. Truth be told, he didn't get this done, but he'll take the credit for it, though. I heard somebody who lives here with some powerful friends in Austin got this done behind the scenes at the last minute. King has no respect in Austin. He is Craddick's and Southwestern Bell's boy toy. Named one of the ten "Worst" legislators by Texas Monthly last year. Ain't we glad he's ours???

Anonymous said...

I heard that too,9:15. I heard this person is pretty connected in Austin and when the City of Decatur dropped the ball and waited til the last minute to do anything, this person did some work behind the scenes and got the job done.

Condoleesa said...

I think it is funny how you liberals bash the conservatives till it is something that effects you.

Anonymous said...

Condoleesa, believe it or not, not every opinion anyone has is based on whether they are liberal or conservative. I AM a conservative. Phil King is a ZERO, he probably will take credit for getting this power line moved. My opinion has NOTHING to do with whether I'm a conservative. I've got news for you, not all conservatives are lemmings and automatically agree with anyone and anything who claims to be a conservative. Thank God. You shouldn't be so quick to jump on that "Oh you're just a liberal" bandwagon, because it's just not that simple, but you may be.

Anonymous said...

the city of decatur didnt drop the ball they never picked it up in the first place and as far as the edc getting bussiness in they do but give away the tax dollars to them to get them here and to those who dont do thier jobs well i mean look at our square dying a slow and horrible death and yet we have our main st director asking for a big raise thats why you have higher taxes

Anonymous said...

The real truth is none of us know the true impact Phil King had on the outcome of the power line. What we do know is he lobbied for it to be located on the southern route and anything else is just speculation by a small group of people.