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Archive for December 10th, 2019

Filing Surprises

Commentary has said it before. We don’t have a choice. The U.S. House has to impeach Donald Trump. If we don’t, we are saying we are Ok with him abusing his power and obstructing justice. If the GOP wants to let him off the hook and say his actions aren’t abusing his power and obstructing justice, go on ahead. In the end, history will judge you and it will not be a good judgement. Think about that.

Yesterday’s big surprises in the local political party primary filing deadlines were:

In the Harris County Democratic Party Primary, HISD Trustee Jolanda Jones filing for Harris County Tax Assessor Collector against incumbent Ann Harris Bennett;

In the Harris County Democratic Party Primary, H-Town Council Member Jerry Davis filing for State Representative against incumbent Harold Dutton, and;

In the Harris County Republican Party Primary, longtime Harris County Commissioner Steve Radack not filing for reelection.

Kuffer said this today:

– There is now a third candidate for HD148, an Emily Wolf. I cannot conclusively identify her – maybe this person? – so it’s impossible to say more than that.

That is the right person. Two more filed for HD 148 during the last hour: Adrian Garcia (again) and Cynthia Reyes-Revilla. Penny Shaw, who also filed a couple of weeks or so go and Garcia both ran this past November in the special election. Garcia finished in third place and Shaw in sixth place. Reyes-Revilla ran this past November for H-Town City Council, District H and finished in third place.

Also, W.R. “Bill” Morris filed in the Democratic Party Primary for Harris County Department of Education, Place 7.

“The Twelve Days of Christmas” tune has been recorded by Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Burl Ives and the Ray Conniff Singers among others. Commentary’s favorite is by John Denver and the Muppets. Now you know.

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