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Archive for December 23rd, 2010

Think of what you’re saying.
You can get it wrong and
still you think that it’s all right.

John and Paul

That’s from Commentary’s 2010 Christmas card.   It is kind of like my take on the dreaded talking points. Folks just start spewing venom out of their pieholes even though it is dead wrong and completely baseless.  Both sides do it.  I wish folks would just back off and stick to the facts.

Speaking of, Commentary got three cute cards from folks that include their family highlights from the past year.   They came from Janie and Frumencio Reyes, the Adrogue-Gustafson clan, and The Schnieders from Milwaukee – cool.

Not everyone is welcoming the 2010 Census numbers for the Lone Star State.  The SA Express News columnist figures that there are just more Latinos in the state that are going to get the shaft from the GOP controlled state legislature.  Here is a part of what she said:

But Texas’ smoking-hot economy, never mind the nation’s, won’t fare well if that young, Hispanic population is relegated to a permanent underclass. That’s where the state GOP’s platform ultimately could place it.
Check out her column here.

She makes excellent points.  It would probably help if we started voting in bigger numbers though.

The President held a brief press conference yesterday before he headed to Hawaii for a few days off.   He talked about a few of his accomplishments during the past couple of weeks.  He also had some kind and moving words about The DREAMERS even though they got a big old lump of coal in their Christmas stocking.

This MLBer won NL Rookie of the Year in 2006 and won the NL Batting Average Title in 2009 hitting .342.  Who am I talking about?

H-Town CM James Rodriguez takes his furlough day today.  That’s the way it goes.

The Chron’s E-Board gives us their take today on the pension issues over at City Hall.  Check it out.

Florida Marlins shortstop Hanley Ramirez of course was the 2006 NL Rookie of the Year, won the Batting Average Title in 2009, and is celebrating his 27th BD today.

Commentary will be heading to The Yard today to take advantage of the discount on team gear – be there!

 

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