Archive for April 4th, 2011

“Shameful”, “devastating”, “Mississippification”, “detrimental”, and “doomsday” were the subject lines of the emails sent to my inbox late last night after the GOP budget passed the Texas State House.   Now get ready for redistricting.

As part of its Final Four coverage the Chron had a piece yesterday on the Astrodome.   Some prominent folks from H-Town provided their takes on what to do with the Dome.  H-Town CM Jones, former CM Quan, Larry Dierker and all the other prominent folks asked don’t want to tear it down. 
Check out the story here.  Commentary says tear it down.

My only contact with the Final Four stuff is that I saw a couple of Kentucky fans on a Downtown street Saturday afternoon – that’s it. 

The ‘Stros have today off then play three in Cincinnati.  Who was the last former Reds player to have his jersey number retired?

“Disappointed”, “letdown”, “ugly”, and “devastating” are words that describe the first three games of the season up in Philly.  The weekend got off to a terrible start when we blew a 4-0 lead on Friday.  What a miserable weekend!

This ought to be another interesting week at H-Town City Hall.  Rebuild Houston gets voted on and the first City Council redistricting maps will be unveiled.  Be there!

I was checking out the website of the “coalition” that wants to kill Rebuild Houston by throwing in a bunch of exemptions.   It includes folks from the Houston Tea Party Society.  I don’t know about that.

Of course the news isn’t all bad for Democrats.  The President launched his re-election campaign today and some folks are predicting that he is going to raise a billion dollars.  So far not a single GOPer has filed the paperwork to get into the race. 

Former Reds shortstop Dave Concepcion of course had his numero 13 retired on August 25, 2007.

At least the ‘Stros aren’t the only0-3 team in the MLB.  The Red Sox, Rays, and Brewers are also winless after three.  If there is any good news, at least Numero 45 and Pence are hitting the ball.

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