Archive for January 15th, 2021

Space Farce

Commentary is not going to get into a debate on whether or not the HISD Board of Education is dysfunctional.  They had ten votes last night to elect a Board President and they couldn’t.  Here is from the Chron: 

Houston ISD trustees remained deadlocked Thursday evening on who to select as their 2021 board president, an unusual standoff that illustrated the lack of clear governing majority on the closely watched body.

After 10 rounds of voting on board president candidates yielded no resolution, trustees agreed to end a six-hour meeting and delay choosing a board president until Jan. 21.

Some trustees argued the impasse reflected a slate of strong candidates, while others expressed unease about the stalemate.

Here is the Chron article: HISD trustees deadlocked on selection of board president – HoustonChronicle.com.

Aww.  Texas didn’t get the Space Farce Command HQ.  Here is from the SA Express News:

After the months of deliberating between a short list of finalists, the U.S. Air Force announced Wednesday that Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala. will host U.S. Space Command headquarters, not San Antonio.

Five more days and then we empty the trash can.  Check this out from the SA Express News:

Many U.S. Secret Service agents have stood guard in Washington’s elite Kalorama neighborhood, home over the years to Cabinet secretaries and former presidents. Those agents have had to worry about death threats, secure perimeters and suspicious strangers. But with the arrival of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, they had a new worry: finding a toilet.

Instructed not to use any of the half-dozen bathrooms inside the couple’s house, the Secret Service detail assigned to President Donald Trump’s daughter and son-in-law spent months searching for a reliable restroom to use on the job, according to neighbors and law enforcement officials. After resorting to a porta-potty, as well as bathrooms at the nearby home of former president Barack Obama and the not-so-nearby residence of Vice President Pence, the agents finally found a toilet to call their own.

Here is the story in the SA Express News: The $3,000-a-month toilet for the Ivanka Trump/Jared Kushner Secret Service detail (mysanantonio.com).

What a stain for sure. Trump Trash.

On Page C3 of the Chron’s Sports Section in the hard copy, here is a headline:

Brooklyn GM says Harden ‘all about winning’.

Got it.

Nothing from The Yard today.

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