Simple Theme Modification for default theme

Topics: Enhanced Blog Edition
Mar 1, 2010 at 3:35 PM

The “default” theme contains some the text:  “Connecting. Collaborating with SharePoint CKS:EBE 2.0.  This text is over the top image.  Also the footer text ‘Blue World design by Heather Waterman Powered by…

I removed this text from theme.master but when I select the “default” theme the text is still there.  What do I need to do to get rid of this text?