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Archive for August 4th, 2009

Whew, Commentary was starting to feel irrelevant about my continuing call for the Lone Star State Dem Party to get off of its arse and implement a major Latino voter engagement effort here in the H-Town area. I thought I had been completely tuned out. A leading state Dem consultant called me yesterday to say he had basically reached the same conclusion. The State Dem Party has absolutely no intention of putting together and implementing a program to increase Latino voter registration and turnout. “Eet eees not my yob” they said.

Oil companies make an investment to drill and get more oil. Mining companies do the same and so do natural gas folks. For the past decade, the state’s leading political scientists – there is a huge difference between a political scientist and political consultant – have said that the political party that fully engages the growing Latino community in Harris County and the Lone Star State is the party that will dominate. For the past decade the Lone Star Dem Party has been negligent and has completely ignored this call.

The folks that run the Lone Star State Dem Party apparatus are only simply interested in doing just that – running the party – nothing else. Yesterday, there was a piece that folks put out regarding the upcoming U.S. Senate special election. The only way the H-Town Mayor or John Sharp stand a chance is by getting more Latino voters into the game or else their candidacies will become IRRELEVANT.

Sorry folks – your Lone Star State Dem Party is not seizing an opportunity.

The President is 48 today – Happy Birthday Mr. President!

The Rocket is 47 today and I don’t think he is in the mood for a birthday shout out.

Commentary will be scarfing down Chick-Fil-A grub today after Matsui smacked a two run dinger last night that hit the Chcik-Fil-A foul poll for the lead. By using band aids, super glue, and spit, the dinged up ‘Stros we were able to put together a 4-3 victory over the Giants – we’re still hanging in there.

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