Archive for May 5th, 2009

On my official ‘Stros calendar that hangs in my office, it says today is Cinco de Mayo – so today must be special.

There will be a lot going on today on Cinco de Mayo. Today is the last day to vote early in the City of H-Town City Council District H Special Election. So far there have been 87 Downtown voters, 802 at Moody Park, and 100 at Ripley House.

Also this afternoon, there will be an Immigration Rally at Moody Park.

This evening, there will be a Cinco De Mayo Reception at Case de Azules Downtown by invitation only honoring CM James Rodriguez. Commentary is going to drop by and check it out and maybe scarf up some nachos and my favorite Mexican beer – San Arnoldo.

The President and the First Lady hosted a Cinco de Mayo Eve reception yesterday at The White House and The President tried to make a joke out of having a party on May 4 and said “cinco de cuatro” – huh! It’s OK. He can apollyize by announcing today that he is appointing a Latina/Latino to the Supreme Court.

Speaking of, GOPers aren’t allowed to participate in Cinco de Mayo festivities. Sorry amigos, all the Mexican bashing of the past year gets you dis-invited to our fiestas. You can’t have your Tres Leches and eat it too.

In case you haven’t noticed, Commentary’s got a new look that I’m still trying to figure out. Some folks suggested that I needed a makeover so I succumbed. I’ll try to figure out how this new look works for me and you.

Last night my dinner was going great as we jumped off to a 4 zip lead then our pitching fell apart – drats. CNN will once again be pushed aside this afternoon as Roy O and the ‘Stros take on the Nats in DC in a Cinco de Mayo Special.

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