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Firefighters

Commentary attended an event last night for State Rep. Carol Alvarado.  It was hosted by retired and active H-Town Firefighters.  I saw a lot of my old friends from HFD including Foster, Fong, Rick, Ralph and Joe who was on the command staff back in the 1990s. It was interesting to hear their takes on current H-Town politics.  I respect their takes.

The event was held at Johnny’s who lives in SD 6.  It was a very good event.

It is a good thing Dems control the U.S. House. Check out this very bad tweet:

Chuck Schumer‏ @SenSchumer 13h13 hours ago

Our position has been clear from the beginning: Ds & Rs have a months-old agreement in the Senate. $1.6B for border security, NOT a concrete wall or increases in detention beds or ICE agents. We should stick to this agreement. If POTUS interferes, he is responsible for a shutdown

Not too smart if you ask me. A lot of new young Dem voters showed up a couple of weeks ago who are dead set against the wall. Somebody needs to have a talk with tone deaf Chuckie.

I don’t think I have ever heard a soon to be top GOPer say this:

Bill Kelly liked

Dennis Bonnen‏@RepDennisBonnen 7h7 hours ago

This morning I welcomed newly elected House members at the 86th #txlege freshmen orientation. We had the chance to discuss our top priorities for next session, including accomplishing meaningful school finance reform for TX kids. Looking forward to a productive session!

Commentary has said it before. School finance reform is the mother of all public policy issues in Texas. Since like the late 1960s. We will see.

Nothing new to report from The Yard.

 

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