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Archive for July 27th, 2010

Here’s from a Chron story today about the latest poll on Latino voters in the U.S. of A.:  “For a group that supported Obama so heavily in 2008 and in his first year in office, only 43 percent of Hispanics surveyed said Obama is adequately addressing their needs, with the economy a major concern. Another 32 percent were on the fence, while 21 percent said he’d done a poor job.” Check out the full article.

This isn’t a shocker if you ask me.  Unless things change, it will definitely have a damper effect on Latino turnout in the Lone Star State this November.

Meanwhile, the Chron also has excerpts of a Texas Tribune interview with my old pal Henry Cisneros.  Henry talks about the upcoming election and the Latino vote.  Check it out.

The ‘Stros are a miserable 40-59.  When was the last time the ‘Stros had a .500 won/loss record?

There is no word yet on a city council decision on a city vote on changing term limits.

Commentary hasn’t heard anything about the folks that want to have a vote on doing away with red light cameras.  Show me the signatures!

On August 3, 2009, of course, the ‘Stros were 53-53.   We went 21-35 the rest of the season to finish 74-88.

The Rays finally got a no-no last night.  That leaves the Mets and Padres as the only two MLB teams without a no-no.

The Roy O. trade watch continues.   The ‘Stros left twelve men on base last night in our 5-2 loss as Brett Myers goes to the mound for us tonight.

 

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