Archive for July 7th, 2015

Revving it up!

Now this ought to be interesting. A rev cap debate coming to an H-Town City Council meeting near you. This will get the mayoral candidates on record – FINALLY. No more ducking the issue. Get on aboard! Here is from the Chron:

Mayoral spokeswoman Janice Evans said (Mayor Annise) Parker plans to bring revenue cap changes before the City Council this summer in hopes of placing something on the November ballot.

Here is the entire article: http://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Houston-s-debt-outlook-downgrade-a-warning-6369193.php.

Now the other mayoral candidates have to stake out a position and no more dilly-dallying. It is about time!

‘Stros pitcher Dallas Keuchel is an AL All Star and could be the starting pitcher. In 2004, the Rocket was the NL All Star Team starting pitcher at The Yard and only pitched one inning. How many runs did the Rocket give up that inning?

Now for the bad news on marriage equality. See this tweet:

Houston GLBT Caucus ‏@HGLBTCaucus 6h6 hours ago
First same-sex divorce in Harris County http://fb.me/6IlkCzhqC.

More divorces for sure.

The Chron E-Board wants H-Town to honor Carli Lloyd. I am good with that. She should get to throw out the first pitch at a ‘Stros game for sure.

Here is the E-Board take: http://www.chron.com/opinion/editorials/article/Carli-party-6369131.php.

Five Texas Dem legislators asked the Governor to name a task force to review the status of the Johnny Reb memorials and monuments on the Capitol grounds. I am sure the Governor will have to check with his base first.

The AL All Stars scored six runs off of the Rocket in the first inning in 2004 and won 9-4 of course.

Keuchel now leads the AL in wins with 11 and the ‘Stros lead the AL West by 3 ½ and we are 2-2 on our current roadie.

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