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First Report

Well here is the first one we know of. From the Chron:

Republican lieutenant governor nominee Dan Patrick said Monday that his campaign has raised $1 million since beating incumbent David Dewhurst in a May 27 runoff.

The MLB All Star Game is being played tonight. Name the Hall of Fame great with the most stolen bases in All Star Game history?

All I am going to say about those that are demonizing the children at the border is have you talked to them? Ask them why they are leaving their country. Ask them why they are coming over here before you shoot out your press releases.

AG Eric Holder is right. Check this from CNN.com:

Holder on Sunday told ABC’s “This Week” that “there’s a certain level of vehemence, it seems to me, that’s directed at me (and) directed at the President. … There’s a certain racial component to this for some people.”

Holder said he also stood by comments from a 2009 speech in which he said America is a “nation of cowards” on race and sees a crop of new voter identification laws, many of them passed by GOP-controlled state legislatures, as a way to disenfranchise minority voters.

I will be at The Yard tonight for the following:

Thank you for RSVPā€™ing for the Season Ticket Holder All-Star Game Watch Party presented by Champion Energy Services today, July 15th!

In addition to our party, Roger Clemens will be hosting The Rocketman Celebrity Slam at Minute Maid Park, a charitable celebrity softball game that will be taking place simultaneously on the Minute Maid Park field. You will have the opportunity to watch this game in addition to the All-Star Game, with access to both the main concourse and Mazda Club Level.

The all-star celebrity lineup for the softball game includes Astros greats Jeff Bagwell and Roy Oswalt; Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley, former Dynamo forward and current Houston Dash Managing Director Brian Ching, former NBA All-Star and current Skeeters pitcher Tracy McGrady, Houston Texans punter Shane Lechler as well as many other former and current athletes from across the sports world. Local Houston rapper Paul Wall, country music artist Toby Keith, actor Lee Majors and several other celebrities from the music and entertainment industry will also participate in the Rocketman Celebrity Slam.

Cool!

Willie Mays of course stole 6 bases in 24 All Star games.

I hope Altuve gets a lot of playing time this evening!

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