Archive for July 15th, 2009

H-Town Mayoral candidate Annise Parker didn’t waste a whole lot of time letting folks know that she can raise a whopping amount of money by putting out a statement yesterday that she had hauled in over $800,000. That’s pretty impressive if you ask me. “Top that” she’s telling her opponents! Now let’s see what the other folks show. SHOW ME THE MONEY!

Meanwhile, Lone Star State Dem candidate for Guv and 43’s bud Tom Schieffer took in close to $800,000 which included a $200,000 loan. Sorry but that is not going to cut it. He is not exciting the Dem donor base so how do we expect him to excite the Dem voting base. Like Commentary has been saying about this fella – “no se puede!”

Speaking of, the ground rules for the Houston Area Latino Summit Mayoral Debate were forwarded to the mayoral candidates yesterday. They will probably be posted on the Latino Summit website later on today. The debate will be held this Saturday so don’t forget to RSVP as more questions continue to be submitted. FYI: To get to the Champions Pavilion at Minute Maid Park, park in the Diamond Lot or Lot A, and enter through the Right Field Gate at Hamilton and Preston Streets.

After about 45 years, Sir Paul will return to the Ed Sullivan Theater tonight as he visits with Letterman so check it out. I don’t think it will be as cwazy as it was when he was part of the British Invasion.

The bad news about last night’s All Star Game is that the ‘Stros have to play the first two games of the World Serious on the road. The good news is that I’ll just have to fork over dough for three home World Serious games. It was a big mistake last night to keep Hunter Pence on the bench and the NL Team paid the price. Hunter Pence and the ‘Stros resume play tomorrow evening in LA.

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