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Our arsehole racist Gov. Greg Abbott appointed as Secretary of State a fella named John Scott who worked with Donald Trump to overturn the 2020 presidential election. Oh, brother.  Here is from a Trib story: 

Sen. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston, who sits on the nominations committee that approves the governor’s appointees said Scott’s representation of Trump in an effort to block election results is “extremely alarming.” 

“This person gained notoriety by representing Donald Trump in court during the attempt to overturn the 2020 election, and this is not the kind of person — this political type of appointment, this political hack of an appointment — that we need,” said Alvarado, who leads the Texas Senate Democratic Caucus. 

Nice words, Senator Alvarado. Commentary could not have said it better. 

Commentary celebrated another birthday yesterday. A milestone of sorts. I got a bunch of texts and calls wishing me a good one.  My sister Aida sent me some goodies including wine, Saint Arnold, a birthday cake and some Siete Wedding Cookies.  My niece Linda Garza sent out a tweet with a cool picture of her and I like from seven years ago. I called her yesterday to chat and she invited me to go with her to the Elton John concert here in H-Town at the Toyota Center next January.  The tickets are not too far from the stage. How cool is that? 

There is not a whole lot to say about Game 6 of the ALCS at The Yard this evening.   

For the H. 

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