Archive for December 17th, 2020

Bum Steer

Texas Monthly’s Bum Steer of the Year Award goes to the Texas Democratic Party.  Oh, well.

Here is the article: 2021 Bum Steer of the Year: The Texas Democratic Party – Texas Monthly.

You could have made a good case for Gov. Greg Abbott’s epic mishandling of the pandemic.  Republican AG Ken Paxton made a last-minute play for the award.

This is the lead headline on today’s hard copy of the Chron:

Vaccine priority push grows for teachers

All those that wanted schools to reopen ASAP should support this.  If schools are going to be open, teachers should be near the of the head of the vaccine line.

Everyone knows Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is a cowardly punkarse.  He has taken a shot at soon to be President-Elect Joe Biden’s Deputy Chief of Staff Jen O’Malley Dillon for dropping F-bombs on Congressional Republicans during a Vogue interview. Rubio instead ought to be asking a bunch of Republican members of Congress why they support overturning the results of a legally certified election.  What a punkarse.

Speaking of Vogue, two of Commentary’s favorites, “Today’s” Savannah Guthrie and Kristin Welker, are featured in the January edition. Welker also covers the White House for NBC News. Both were outstanding during the 2020 Presidential election coverage. Nice job.

The State Senate District 30 Runoff Special Election is this Saturday. Both candidates, COVID-19 guideline violator Shelley Luther and Republican State Rep. Drew Springer, are being funded heavily by the special interests. Rep. Springer says this in a Star Telegram story on contributions: “When we talk about lobby money as being evil, there was no taxpayer-funded lobby money that I have ever taken in there.”

I don’t know about that. I am sure he is getting lobby contributions from those lobbyists who represent local governments or school districts. Just saying.

Statistics contribute mightily to baseball being the best game ever invented. Batting average, ERA, no-nos, complete games, dingers, you get the picture.  The MLB Commissioner announced yesterday that the Negro League stats will be included in MLB’s stats.  That’s delicious.  I can’t wait to pour over them once they are included and released.

34 days, baby.

One week until Christmas Eve.

Nothing from The Yard today.

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