Archive for December 7th, 2018

77 years-ago today the Japanese attacked the United States.

More and more folks forget what happened that day. Not me!

Let’s see. GOP operatives in North Carolina scoop up and destroy mail ballots belonging to African Americans and the political party of voter suppression remains silent on this. This is the same political party who tries to lecture us on Voter I.D.s. You know what they can do with that Voter I.D.

Stay Home, Please!

This is from today’s Chron:

Houstonians should stay home Friday night, if possible, to avoid flash floods expected to start the weekend, county officials advised.

The Houston area will see 3 to 6 inches of rainfall, and at least 8 inches in a few isolated areas, said Francisco Sánchez, deputy emergency management coordinator of Harris County’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management.

Harris County Tejano Democrats have scheduled a Friday night meeting for this evening to endorse in the #TXSD6 Special Election. I wonder how many will brave the weather and attend with umbrellas and rain boots?

From the just kidding department, on a related note, the folks over at H-Town City Hall want us to clean our storm drains before the rains come this evening. I didn’t know that was our job. I guess they don’t have a storm drain cleaning department over at City Hall.

Heck, why am I even complaining? I got a ditch in front of my house. BTW: When I got home last night, on trash pick-up day, my black garbage bin was sitting head first in my ditch – nice. Oh, yeah, I forgot, they also want to run some of our schools. Like I said, just kidding, but I have to admit, they are giving us plenty of ammo to kid them.

This is from the Trib on the #TXSD6 Special Election debate:

At a debate Tuesday, the two collided when a moderator asked Hernandez about the Houston Chronicle editorial board’s recent endorsement of Alvarado, which commended her for climbing the leadership ranks in a Republican-led House.

Here is the Trib piece: https://www.texastribune.org/2018/12/06/sylvia-garcia-carol-alvarado-ana-hernandez-special-election/.

My pal, Jay Aiyer, has a great Op-Ed today on Dems taking over Harris County government here: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/opinion/outlook/article/A-100-day-agenda-for-Harris-County-s-new-13436389.php.

See this sad news from the Chron:

Luis Valbuena, the charismatic, bat-flipping third baseman who played an integral part on the Astros 2015 Wild Card team, died in a car accident following a winter ball game in his native Venezuela on Thursday along with former Astro Jose Castillo.

Valbuena hit 25 dingers with the Astros in 2015 and wore the number 18.

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