Front Page Disaster

If you are an activist Democrat from Harris County and were celebrating when Kim Ogg won her election for District Attorney in November of 2016 and reelection in 2020 and celebrating when Lina Hidalgo won the County Judge’s office in November of 2018, the last thing you thought you would see on May 20, 2022,…

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Chicken

Commentary reported to jury service yesterday morning at the Harris County Jury Assembly Room. I drove to Moody Park, parked, hopped on the Red Line, got off on Preston and walked a couple of blocks. The email said we would be required to wear a face covering while we were there. They had folks handing…

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Counting Votes

Commentary said this yesterday about Day 1 of Early Voting in Harris County: Yesterday (Monday), 3,050 Democrats voted in person and 20,357 mail ballots are in. The GOP did way better. 8,049 GOPers voted in person and 20,733 voted by mail. That was based on the Pdf report the Elections Administrator’s Office sent me. I…

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Oliver Then

Commentary is very disappointed in the first day turnout results of early voting in person in Harris County in the Democratic Party Primary runoff. Yesterday, 3,050 Democrats voted in person and 20,357 mail ballots are in. The GOP did way better. 8,049 GOPers voted in person and 20,733 voted by mail. What is up? Democrats…

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Gone

Rev. Denise Walden-Glenn, a member of the Buffalo clergy, said this yesterday about the racist murderer: “Somebody filled his heart so full of hate that he would destroy and devastate our community.” That “somebody” would be Tucker Carlson, Fox News, and the GOP. _____ The Quorum Report’s Scott Braddock, put out an item Friday that…

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Crybaby Yankee

Gov. Greg Abbott is a lousy human being. If you disagree, you need to have your head checked.  His comments yesterday on sending infant formula to help migrant kids was even condemned by some GOP folks. Abbott is in a position to be part of the solution.  Instead, he lets hate consume him.  He is…

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Where’s Yogi?

One of My Best Friends gave me a cool T-shirt from the Baseball Hall of Fame that has the names of Hall of Fame greats who wore an Astros uniform and the years they wore it. Craig Biggio and Jeff Bagwell of course. Those no longer with us like Leo Durocher, our manager at one…

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For Danielle Bess

I was supposed to be in jury service this morning. I got an email late yesterday afternoon that said this: You recently received a notification directing you to appear for jury service. Due to scheduling reasons your original service date has changed. Your first day of jury service has been moved to (I am not…

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Proud Subscriber

H-Town, we have something special in Lisa Falkenberg, Vice President, and Editor of Opinion for the Chron. She won her second Pulitzer Prize yesterday. The Chron E-Board won for their series last year on the Big Lie. Other E-Board members that were part of the win include Michael Lindenberger, Deputy Opinion Editor, former E-Board member…

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Close Race

Commentary is kind of surprised that former H-Town city council member and HISD Trustee Jolanda Jones only squeaked by in the special election this past Saturday with a 52% to 48% win.  She won by 202 votes over Danielle Keys Bess. Jones won mail ballot voting by 364 votes. Bess won in person voting by…

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