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  Harmony Central®: Effects Explained: Delay
Playing through a delay unit with a short echo, say 50 to 100 milliseconds, creates a doubling effect, as though two instruments were being played in unison.
A longer delay is often referred to as an echo, rather than a slapback delay.
The multi-tap delay could be generalized even further, by allowing feedback from the tap outputs to the beginning of the delay line as well.
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  Tom DeLay - dKosopedia
DeLay is a Republican from Texas and is well-known for his far-right stances on both foreign and domestic policy issues.
DeLay was elected to the Texas State House in 1978 and then was elected to the US House of Representatives in 1984, representing the Texas 22nd Congressional District of Sugar Land.
DeLay and his supporters contend that this investigation and the indictments are politically motivated maneuvers by the Democratic Travis County, Texas District Attorney Ronnie Earle - a controversial and colorful political figure with a history of pursuing unconventional indictments against elected officials including Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison.
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/Tom_DeLay   (2363 words)

 Flight Delay Information - Air Traffic Control System Command Center
General Arrival/Departure delays are 15 minutes or less.
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 CNN.com - DeLay: 'I've never done anything for personal gain' - Apr 4, 2006
DeLay is facing criminal charges stemming from political contributions to Republican candidates in Texas, and two of his former aides have pleaded guilty in a wide-ranging corruption probe of disgraced GOP lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
DeLay was obliged to step aside as House majority leader after the indictment, and Democrats labeled him the poster boy for a "culture of corruption" embraced by GOP leaders on Capitol Hill.
DeLay's attorney Richard Cullen said his client was "bitterly disappointed" by his former aides' admissions, but "as long as people are telling the truth, Mr.
www.cnn.com /2006/POLITICS/04/04/delay.election/index.html   (1099 words)

 Documents Suggest Bigger DeLay Role in Donations
DeLay was more actively involved than previously known in gathering corporate donations for a political committee that is the focus of a grand-jury investigation in Texas, his home state.
DeLay personally forwarded at least one large corporate check to the committee, Texans for a Republican Majority, and that he was in direct contact with lobbyists for some of the nation's largest companies on the committee's behalf.
DeLay, who was a founder of Texans for a Republican Majority and was a member of its advisory board.
www.commondreams.org /headlines05/0309-11.htm   (1209 words)

 TomPaine.com - Bush, DeLay And Texas
DeLay was the majority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, so what he said mattered.
DeLay had earned the president's congratulations—just as he earned the indictments handed down by a grand jury empanelled by Austin District Attorney Ronnie Earle.
In early February, it was reported that DeLay is spending more on criminal defense lawyers than his legal defense fund is taking in—with a notable decline in contributions from Republican members of Congress.
www.tompaine.com /articles/2006/02/09/bush_delay_and_texas.php   (1425 words)

 Burnet County Democrats - Eye on DeLay
DeLay's announcement came as a surprise, but a Republican leadership aide said he was "long expected to do the right thing for his party." Republicans are trying to stave off what is expected to be a strong challenge by Democrats to recapture control of Congress in November elections.
DeLay, 58, blamed politics for his woes, which have included an indictment in Texas on campaign-finance charges last year that forced him to resign as majority leader, and an expanding lobbying scandal in Washington that has ensnared two former aides.
DeLay, 58, and two Republican fundraisers, John Colyandro and Jim Ellis, are accused of illegally funneling $190,000 in corporate donations to a DeLay political action committee through the Republican National State Elections Committee and back to 2002 Republican candidates for the Texas Legislature.
www.burnetcountydemocrats.org /eye_on_delay.htm   (5433 words)

 Tom DeLay Threatens Judges: You Will Answer for This
DeLay needs to make clear that he is not advocating violence against anyone," he said.In Houston, his home district, DeLay said Congress "for many years has shirked its responsibility to hold the judiciary accountable.
DeLay's comments are important on two fronts — an epic struggle over anticipated Supreme Court vacancies is expected to mark the second Bush term, with Democrats threatening to try to block overtly conservative nominees.
DeLay is also fighting a litany of allegations of ethics violations and is the target of third-party TV ads alleging he used the Schiavo case to deflect attention from his own problems.
www.commondreams.org /headlines05/0401-04.htm   (1000 words)

 TIME.com: Tom DeLay Tells Why He's Quitting -- Page 1
DeLay and his wife, Christine, said they had been prepared to fight, but that he decided last Wednesday, after months of prayer and contemplation, to spare his suburban Houston district the mudfest to come.
DeLay got a scare in a Republican primary last month, and a recent poll taken by his campaign gave him a roughly 50-50 shot of winning, in an election season when Republicans need every seat they can hang onto to avoid a Democratic takeover of the House.
DeLay brushed off the torrent of investigative news articles questioning the funding behind the golf, private planes and resort hotels that marked his travel at home and abroad.
www.time.com /time/nation/article/0,8599,1179853,00.html   (975 words)

 Living in a Representative Hypocrisy. Either Way, Terri Loses and Delay/Bush Win.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
So, in Tom Delay’s own state of Texas there is a law that allows the extermination of life, based on money, but he had to try and save Terri Schiavo.
The GOP knew that even if the judge ruled against them, and there was a good chance they would, then Terri Schiavo becomes a martyr to be used continuously as a reason to “reign in activist judges” or again paint themselves as the champions of life.
Anthony Wade, a contributing writer to opednews.com, is dedicated to educating the populace to the lies and abuses of the government.
www.opednews.com /wade_032205_DeLay_hypocrisy.htm   (1993 words)

 DomeBlog: DeLay to evacuees: 'Is this kind of fun?'
Posted by: Mikeyday at September 9, 2005 03:25 PM Obviously, those critical of Tom DeLay's comments with the young boys don't understand that the kids will deal with their situations based a great deal on the emotional indications of the adults around them.
DeLay did something that many of those familiar with child psychology would applaud which was put a more postive perspective on the immediate situation for those youngsters.
DeLay maybe he can be the kind, warm, and fun guy and "camp" out in the Dome with his wife and daughter.
blogs.chron.com /domeblog/archives/2005/09/delay_to_evacue.html   (6145 words)

 Is DeLay nearing 'the tipping point'?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Although most Republicans remain firmly committed to DeLay, there is a nagging concern that an accumulation of bad press and related investiga- tions could limit his effectiveness and perhaps turn him from one of the party's greatest assets into a political liability.
DeLay's biggest boost was delivered by President Bush, who last week acknowledged that the Texas Republican was essential to advancing White House priorities such as Social Security.
DeLay said last week he was not aware that the group registered as a foreign agent three days before his trip.
www.statesman.com /metrostate/content/metro/stories/03/20delay.html   (1939 words)

 Tom DeLay
Republican House Majority Leader Tom Delay was the pointman during the Clinton impeachment effort.
And yet, during a February 1994 legal deposition, Tom Delay himself swore under oath that he was no longer an officer of his termite business, a claim he subsequently admitted he knew to be false.
DeLay was obsessed with the vision of wresting control of the Texas legislature and cementing it by redistricting the state.
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 AlterNet: DeLay's Dirty Dozen
DeLay has tried to distance himself from the group, but documents show DeLay "personally forwarded at least one large check" to the group and was "in direct contact with lobbyists for some of the nation's largest companies" on TRMPAC's behalf.
Delay Pays for Golf Tournaments with Cash Meant for Kids: DeLay used a children's charity, Celebrations for Children Inc., as cover for collecting soft money from anonymous interest groups, some of which was used for "dinners, a golf tournament, a rock concert, Broadway tickets and other fundraising events" at the Republican convention in New York.
DeLay that is the focus of the criminal inquiry." In December, DeLay was forced to return funds from registered lobbyists because those contributions violated House ethics rules.
www.alternet.org /story/21509   (1162 words)

 House GOP Backs "Ethics Standards of Tom DeLay"
DeLay denies any wrongdoing, and Republicans generally have argued strenuously that the Democratic attacks charges are evidence of political opportunism by a party desperate to return to power.
But DeLay was not a big deal for most voters until he blasted himself across the nation's front pages with his lead role in the Schiavo case and his outbursts against federal judges: "The time will come for the men responsible for this to answer for their behavior."
DeLay has one thing going for him that Wright did not: Politics is now even more ferociously partisan than it was in 1989.
www.truthout.org /cgi-bin/artman/exec/view.cgi/37/10382   (1534 words)

 FOXNews.com - Tom DeLay Steps Down From Leadership Post After Indictment - Politics | Republican Party | Democratic ...
DeLay told FOX News' Brit Hume in an exclusive interview that he, although he set up TRMPAC, he was not involved in any of the group's dealings or day-to-day operations.
DeLay also accused Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle, who is leading the investigation, of pursuing the case for political motives.
DeLay attorney Steve Brittain said his client was accused of one charge of criminal conspiracy along with two associates, John Colyandro, former executive director of a Texas political action committee formed by DeLay, and Jim Ellis, who heads DeLay's national political committee.
www.foxnews.com /story/0,2933,170681,00.html   (1824 words)

 Smiling DeLay photo no help to Democrats - Politics - MSNBC.com
Answer: A photo of DeLay grinning from ear to ear doesn’t pack quite the punch in a Democratic attack ad as one that looks more like the mugshot of, say, actor Hugh Grant, after his arrest in 1995 for picking up a prostitute.
DeLay, an 11-term Texas congressman and former pest exterminator famous for enforcing GOP loyalty, faced a tough reelection campaign even before the indictment.
In the 2004 elections, DeLay won 55 percent of the vote, a relatively weak showing for a veteran House leader.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/9771955   (441 words)

 DeLay Let Brain-Damaged Father Die - CBS News
DeLay had just been re-elected to a third term in Congress in 1988 when his father, Charles DeLay, was badly injured in the crash of a backyard tram he and his brother had built.
As DeLay's vital organs began to fail, the family chose not to connect him to a dialysis machine or take other measures to prolong his life, according to the Times, which cited court documents, medical records and interviews with family members.
DeLay helped push through Congress a federal law allowing the parents of Terri Schiavo to go to federal court in an effort, so far unsuccessful, to have their brain-damaged daughter's feeding tube reinserted after state courts allowed it to be removed.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2005/03/27/politics/main683332.shtml   (743 words)

 CNN.com - DeLay indicted, steps down as majority leader - Sep 28, 2005
DeLay said he has received "very heartwarming" support from fellow Republicans, who also vowed the indictment would not impede the party's legislative agenda.
DeLay does not have to resign his seat in the House, where he has represented a suburban Houston district since 1985.
DeLay, nicknamed "The Hammer" during his tenure as GOP whip, was admonished by the House ethics committee three times in 2004 over separate issues.
www.cnn.com /2005/POLITICS/09/28/delay.indict   (946 words)

 NPR : Tom DeLay: How the 'Hammer' Got Nailed
Even better, the Republicans' new majority gave them the votes they needed to push through the redrawing of the state's congressional districts, cementing their domination over Texas politics and all but assuring that five new Republican congressmen were headed to Washington after the 2004 election.
The contribution was sent along with a list of seven candidates "with totals next to their name totaling, coincidentally, $190,000," noted Craig McDonald, director of Texans for Public Justice, a nonpartisan public interest group that filed a civil complaint to against TRMPAC in 2003.
For his part, DeLay responded to the charges by calling the case "one of the weakest, most baseless indictments in American history," and accused the prosecutor, Travis County District Attorney Ronnie Earle, a Democrat, of carrying out a partisan vendetta against him.
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 DeLay Steps Away From Spotlight, Amid Scandal, Former House Majority Leader Drops Re-election Bid - CBS News
DeLay said he is resigning because voters of his congressional district "deserve a campaign about the vital national issues that they care most about and that affect their lives every day, and not a campaign focused solely as a referendum on me."
DeLay said his love of and loyalty to the party played a role in his decision.
The latest jolt in DeLay's career culminated a slide from the peak of power that began 1 1/2 years ago when the House of Representatives Ethics Committee admonished him for three incidents of misuse of his office as majority leader.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/04/03/politics/main1467673.shtml   (1004 words)

 TomPaine.com - DeLayed Exit
DeLay leaves behind a Congress that has produced significant achievements for the corporate interests—the polluting oil and chemical companies, the credit card industry, the big drug corporations and insurance companies—that fueled his campaign finance empire.
To be sure, DeLay was also personally enriched by his powerful position and engaged in his share of petty corruption.
DeLay’s legacy is eerily reminiscent of the famous turn of the 20th century Republican Senator Boies Penrose, who said, “I believe in a division of labor.
www.tompaine.com /articles/2006/06/09/delayed_exit.php   (796 words)

 What DeLay Left Behind
It was DeLay who replaced the clumsy corruption of the reckless visionary with whom he had climbed the ladder of power, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, with the rigid pay-to-play policy-making that defines Washington today.
Eventually DeLay obtained a House majority that he could deliver with such certainty that he was able to dictate not just the course of Congressional deliberations but the politics of Washington and much of the nation.
DeLay even ventured into presidential politics, dispatching an Izod-clad army of aides and allies to Miami in November 2000 to shut down a Dade County recount that he feared would deny the presidency to fellow Texan George W. Bush.
www.thenation.com /doc/20060424/nichols   (1159 words)

 The Seattle Times: Opinion: Exit stage right, without DeLay
DeLay's greatest effort to defeat American democracy was his role in establishing the "K Street Project." That was a pay-to-play setup whereby Washington lobbyists were told to hire Republicans and contribute to the party if they wanted their phone calls returned.
The Almanac of American Politics says that DeLay's voting record was "very conservative." It seems odd that someone who pushes for massive new government spending and tax cuts at the same time would be called "conservative." Nor did DeLay take much care in how the money was spent.
DeLay said he'd support the campaign of Rep. Nick Smith's son, if the Michigan Republican agreed to vote for the Medicare drug benefit.
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 Pressure builds on DeLay - Politics - MSNBC.com
DeLay, R-Texas, who was admonished by the House ethics committee last year, has been dogged in recent months by new reports about his overseas travel funded by special interests, campaign payments to family members and connections to a lobbyist who is under criminal investigation.
DeLay’s office also helped mount a counterattack last fall against Rep. Joel Hefley, R-Colo., who was the ethics committee chairman when it came down against DeLay.
DeLay, who took center stage in passing legislation designed to keep alive Terri Schiavo, also has found that President Bush and congressional colleagues are distancing themselves from his comments, after her death, about the judges involved in her case.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/7453969   (865 words)

 Burnt Orange Report: :: DeLay Resignation to Spur Special Election?
Delay, it is not far fetched to believe that he can be placed on the ballot.
Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, who was touched by a lobbying scandal that ensnared some of his former top aides and cost the Republican his leadership post, won't seek re-election to Congress, officials said today.
Delay's ego is too big to step down for "the good of the party." I just can't imagine he would have done this if he wasn't going to be convicted of something.
www.burntorangereport.com /showDiary.do?diaryId=594   (1700 words)

 FOXNews.com - DeLay Talks to Media in Effort to Restore Public Image - Politics | Republican Party | Democratic Party | ...
Another grand jury indicted DeLay Sept. 28 on a charge of conspiracy, but questions have been raised about whether the law under which he was indicted was in effect at the time.
DeLay's media machine kicked into gear the same way last year after he was admonished by the House Ethics Committee on a complaint brought by former U.S. Rep. Chris Bell (search), D-Houston.
DeLay also was accused of offering to back the campaign of a lawmaker's son in exchange for his vote for the Medicare bill and using the Federal Aviation Administration to track down Texas state Democratic legislators who had fled to Oklahoma to prevent a quorum on a redistricting bill DeLay backed.
www.foxnews.com /story/0,2933,171618,00.html   (1010 words)

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