Archive for December 16th, 2015

Storybook Love

As we head toward the end of the year, Westley/Dread Pirate Roberts/The Man In Black, Buttercup, Prince Humperdinck, Inigo Montoya/a Spaniard, Fezzik, Vizzini, Miracle Max, The Impressive Clergyman, The Albino, and Yellin have made it into the presidential debate. I am talking about the folks from Rob Reiner’s “The Princess Bride”, one of Commentary’s favorite flicks. Prepare to die!

Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Lisa Falkenberg has a “The Princess Bride” take today so check it out.

BTW: “Storybook Love” is the Oscar nominated tune that is sung at the end of the classic – also a favorite of Commentary’s. As you wish!

Speaking of, who directed the flick “61”, the movie about Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle in 1961 chasing Babe Ruth’s 60 dingers in a season record?

Kuffer has a good take on who is running in the primaries. Check it out here: http://offthekuff.com/wp/?p=71474.

Interesting. Can Ed Gonzalez win the five person sheriff’s race without a runoff?

Who is Priscilla Vasquez, the candidate running against Justice of the Peace Richard Vara, who has held that position since 1975 – I think?

I am guessing the sharks smell blood in JP Precinct 7.

Former H-Town City Council member Jarvis Johnson is running for Sylvester’s seat. I wonder how he will do? I guess they will also call a special election sometime next year to fill the vacancy.

So far JP Precinct 1 candidate Harold Landreneau is the only candidate with signs in my ‘hood.

Finally, expect some shenanigans from the challenger in the HD 148 race. This will not surprise me. I live in 148 so I will get to see the crud.

FYI: The City of H-Town Inauguration Day is Monday, January 4, 2016.

Miracle Max, err Billy Crystal of course directed “61.”

Nothing to report from The Yard this morning.

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