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Archive for February 23rd, 2011

Sooner or later we knew we were going to see a front page headline like the one in today’s Chron:  HISD PUTS TAX HIKE ON TABLECheck out the story.

I have to give HISD credit for putting it out there and having folks start talking about it rather than getting caught with their pants down later this summer.  It is real folks!

From a piece in today’s Texas Tribune on a rally at the State Capitol yesterday to protest all the anti-immigration bills that have been filed:

Added state Rep. Lon Burnam, D-Fort Worth: “You are here to say ‘no’ to the most racist session of the Texas Legislature in a quarter of a century."

Well what do you know?

Meanwhile, Burkablog has a piece on “Insecure and intimidated men.”  
Check it out.   Translation:  the gutless bunch.

There is a very small blurb in today’s Chron about an HPD officer who suffered second degree burns as he pulled a motorist from a burning vehicle.  I wonder if there is video of the incident.

The Big Puma will be wearing the numero 12 in San Luis instead of the numero 17.  Why won’t he be wearing the San Luis numero 17?

Speaking of, San Luis ace Adam Wainwright will have his right elbow examined today.  Last year the right hander finished second in the Cy Young Award vote and went 20-11.  Stay tuned!

Last week, San Luis refused to pay Albert Pujols, the game’s best player, the best player salary.  Albert doesn’t even crack the top 10 in MLB player salaries.   I don’t know about that.

175 years ago today the Siege of the Alamo began.

Houston CM James Rodriguez will have his Campaign Kick-Off Reception tomorrow evening, Thursday, February 24, from 5:30 to 7 pm at Hearsay Gastro Lounge, 218 Travis.  It is a cool place so check it out.

In 1974, San Luis retired the number 17 of course that was worn by the late and great MLB Hall of Famer Dizzy Dean.

Wandy will start the first exhibition game next Monday against the Braves!

 

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