Archive for January 30th, 2013

A week or so before last Saturday’s election and the few days since I kept reading or hearing that some within the other camp were saying that they would win without a runoff.  I kind of dismissed the chatter but apparently it is true according to the so called reliable source.  Oh, well!

It looks like there may be several joint appearances involving the remaining candidates.  Stay tuned!

J.R. Richard’s numero 50 needs to be retired by the ‘Stros if you ask me.   How many times did he lead the NL in strikeouts?

CNN is making some much needed changes.  Commentary still watches CNN but at times it can become stale.  James Carville, Mary Matalin, and the Red State blogger are out the door.  Jeff Zucker, the new CNN honcho, is making some moves.  Zucker ought to impose a rule that prevents the partisan talking heads from using the day’s talking points.   He also ought to bring over Ann Curry since she is not happy at NBC.

The President set out a framework of sorts on immigration reform and the Texas GOP is still in no se puede mode.

One of the organizers of the Mexican American Democrats of Texas is no longer with us.  Sylvia Rodriguez of San Antonio was one of the trailblazers of the effort to organize Latinos within the Democratic Party of Texas and the U.S. of A.  She was one of the first Latinas to serve on the Democratic National Committee from the Lone Star State.  She will be missed and I will never forget her contributions to our community. 

Here is more about Sylvia from the SA Express News.

J.R. Richard led the NL in strikeouts in 1978 and 1979 of course with 303 and 313 respectively.

Probable Opening Day starter Bud Norris is rooting for the ‘Niners and that’s all I have from The Yard.


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