Archive for January 22nd, 2010

“We have to get a bill passed,” said House Speaker Pelosi yesterday or else Democrats will be failures in the eyes of the voters for not getting a health care bill passed when Democrats controlled Congress and The White House.   

I have to disagree with the Speaker.  You are already failures in the eyes of the voters.  The mistake The President made was letting you and Majority Leader Reid lead.

“People are at various levels of the seven stages of grief,” said New York Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner.

It doesn’t help that corporations – thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court – are now going to weigh in big time in races this year and most likely not on behalf of Democrats. 

Democratic elected officials in swing districts that are up this year should be very nervous.

Commentary doesn’t have a problem having to go through one of those metal detector gizmos at the state capitol.  We do it here at City Hall.  We do it at some of the county buildings. They even check you out at Toyota Center and Reliant Stadium.

This player was not elected into the Hall of Fame until his fourth year of eligibility even though at the time of his retirement he was fifth on the all time dinger list behind Aaron, Ruth, Mays, and Robinson.  He hit 40 or more dingers in a season eight times.  He had nine seasons of 100 or more RBIs.  He also made the All Star Team 11 times.  Who am I talking about?

This is what Roy O. said a couple of days ago:  “I’ll be ready when it gets time to go. This new workout stuff should help a lot."  He‘s swimming more.

Harmon Killebrew of course.

One of the giveaways at The Yard this season is a hidden book safe.  I found out it is one of those hollowed out books where you can keep valuables like tickets to ‘Stros games.


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