Archive for February 4th, 2021

No Rodeo

Gov. Greg Abbott said this Monday evening:

Normalcy is returning to Texas.

The Houston Rodeo said this yesterday:

Today, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announced the cancellation of the RODEOHOUSTON® competitions, concerts and entertainment, carnival, and other attractions and activities, which were recently rescheduled for May 4 – 23, 2021, due to the ongoing health situation.

Gov. Abbott has a weird reality. It is like he wants to be Donald Trump-like and have us think that things are really normal. Dude, Austin just got hit by the variant. We are hurting and things are not returning to normal.

Here is the headline for a Chron front page story today:

Abbott moves to limit own authority

He certainly knows he’s bungled the pandemic and looking for ways to spread the blame.  What a tool.

The Republican U.S. House Reps voted to tell Donald Trump F-you when they kept Rep. Liz Cheney as their conference chair.  They could only get away with this under the cover of darkness, err secret ballot.  It’s still a setback to Trump.

The Republican U.S. House Reps didn’t have the guts to take away the committee assignments of their QAnon colleague, so the Democrats will have to do their jobs later on today.

This is hilarious from The Hill:

Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) office called out House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Wednesday for failing to take action against GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (Ga.), referring to him as “McCarthy (Q-CA)” and mocking him for a lack of courage in a statement circulated by her office.

She owns his worthless arse.

President Joe Biden has been in office for 15 days and the best the Republican members of congress can do is rag him about the unity thing.  Here’s one we can all agree on.  Let’s pass federal legislation to eliminate that silly law where only the NFL can use the phrase “Super Bowl” to promote stuff.  Commentary thinks it is kind of silly that folks like Gallery Furniture have to use phrases like “the big game” when advertising leading up to Super Bowl week.  Same thing with retailers who use similar phrases in newspaper circulars. The NFL is a kazillion dollar operation.  They aren’t going to lose any money if others are allowed to use Super Bowl in their promotions.  We can be united on this for sure.

H-Town Wiggy is a colorful Astros season ticket holder who wears a chain with an Astros medallion to games.  He just tweeted that his Astros account manager just called him, and they want him to be in a commercial.  Commentary never gets those calls.  I have to grow my game, I guess.

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