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Archive for May 28th, 2014

Well the folks in charge of the statewide Dem campaigns in the Lone Star State got their preferred opponents, bogeymen, meal tickets, whatever – you get the picture – the most extreme of the right wing, the strongest of the Tea Partiers. Now it is time to fire up the base, win over soccer moms, and get a chunk of the state’s business community to start listening. And oh yeah, start getting serious about engaging the Latino voter. This is your chance. You couldn’t ask for a fatter target. There are no excuses now.

Commentary is anxious to hear what Dem state senators have to say about what a Dan Patrick as Lite Guv looks like. On a related note check out one of Big Jolly’s latest posts on Sen. Patrick:
http://blog.chron.com/bigjolly/2014/05/allegations-of-coverup-deception-regarding-sen-dan-patricks-mental-health/.

Jose Altuve leads MLB with 72 base hits. Name the only Astro to have more than 200 base hits in a season?

Back to last night, in his concession remarks the Lite Guv gave a shout out to the 23 positive campaign ads his campaign produced. He didn’t the mention the kazillion attack ads they ran.

Politico has a write-up on Jorge Ramos. He’s the fella that keeps immigration reform on the front burner and he takes no prisoners. Check it out:
http://www.politico.com/story/2014/05/jorge-ramos-fusion-politics-immigration-107124.html?hp=f1.

Well the anti-discrimination ordinance will get approved sometime today at City Hall. The only drama remaining is who will vote against.

B-G-O of course had 210 base hits in 1998.

The ‘Stros have now won 21 games and last year’s World Serious champs have won 22. You may want to think about checking them out this weekend when B’More visits, after all they have won four in a row.

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