Check this out from today’s Chron:
In the first 16 days since abandoning his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, (Gov. Rick) Perry has been to his office just three times and stayed no longer than three hours each time, The Dallas Morning News reported in Sunday’s edition.
Frankly, I don’t think we ought to be jumping on Guv Dude for being a no show. All he would be doing is further making a mess of things if he was at the State Capitol. He was gone for most of the latter half of last year and we didn’t miss him. As far as I’m concerned he can continue to sleep in.
If my pal and talk show host Michael Berry had allegedly hit and run a car in front of Warren’s or Sherlock’s or Hearsay would folks have given a rat’s arse?
If Will White’s dad wasn’t the former Mayor, would the Chron have gone with the story last week about his reprimand for taking one of his students off campus to get a burger?
Speaking of President’s Day, what is higher, the minimum MLB salary or the President’s salary?
The MLB Gods have decreed that when the ‘Stros take the field this year with one of their throwback jerseys – the Colt 45s one – it can’t have the gun on it. One thing about the MLB, they aren’t like Congress. They’re not going to knuckle under to the NRA. I’m OK with that.
Of course, I wonder if they are going to make the folks at The Yard get rid of the scoreboard cowboy that fires off a couple of six shooters after a ‘Stro hits a dinger.
Of course, MLB is now going to have to change the name from “radar guns” to “radar baseball speed detecting gizmos”.
Teams are no longer going to be allowed to refer to their young best players as “young guns”. They may have to settle for “young firepower”.
I just hope they don’t make the Toy Cannon change his nickname.
Go on ahead and add ESPN to the list of those that just can’t handle the Jeremy Linsation without dropping a slur or two. After the Knicks lost this past Friday night, ESPN on one of its websites posted the “C” word. At least the dumbarses came out and apologized the next day for being dumbarses and then fired and suspended other dumbarses.
The minimum MLB salary for 2012 is $480,000. The President makes $400,000.
Pitchers and catchers report today for the first day of ‘Stros Spring Training.