Cheating

This happened yesterday. See this from the Chron: A visiting judge from Bexar County on Wednesday ordered a new election in Harris County’s November 2022 180th District Court judicial race that Republican candidate Tami Pierce lost by just 449 votes to Democratic Judge DaSean Jones. I wonder when the election will be held. Oh, well. _____ State…

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H-Town Budget

H-Town lost a giant. Rev. Bill Lawson left us yesterday. Rev. Lawson exemplified humanity at its best.  I last saw Rev. Lawson five years ago. State Sen. Carol Alvarado and I went to his home to visit with him to just catch-up and chat. We talked about the progress made and the challenges we still…

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Julia on the Call

Donald Trump’s lawyers will get their chance to destroy Michael Cohen today. We will see. _____ H-Town Mayor John Whitmire will be laying out his proposed budget today. The City of H-Town is facing financial challenges for sure. I am sure there will be some who will criticize what the mayor lays out. _____ Speaking…

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Día de Amá

I will certainly keep the flat screen on MSNBC today and get the blow-by-blow when Michael Cohen takes the stand. Let’s not forget that Cohen was Donald Trump’s trusted lawyer. He has the goods on Trump. Stay tuned! _____ The Chron E-Board today endorsed Charlene Ward Johnson for State Representative, District 139 in the Harris…

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Takes

Sometimes, my takes get a reaction. I will get a text, a call, an email, or an in-person comment. Yesterday evening, I attended Mayor John Whitmire’s first major fundraiser since taking office. I ran into a couple of folks who I have put out takes on and I got some reactions. One was just a…

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Let It Be

You knew there had to be fallout after the Houston Police Chief retired a couple of days ago. Here is this from ABC Channel 13 news: HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Neighbors and leaders from Houston’s Black communities expressed shock, disappointment, and concerns over the forced retirement of Chief Troy Finner late Tuesday night. This came after questions about…

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Gone at HPD

Folks should not be surprised about what transpired last night at the Houston Police Department. Once we learned about the unresolved cases earlier this year, it was just a matter of time. Commentary has briefly met the former HPD Chief a couple of times. See the featured photo from New Year’s Eve night. He is…

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Mr. Irrelevant

Folks know that Commentary worked on Mayor John Whitmire’s campaign for H-Town Mayor all last year, like the entire year. Mayor Whitmire said last year that he would end the pay dispute with the H-Town Firefighters – period. The Mayor said it time and time again.  Here what the Mayor said yesterday in the today’s…

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Saturday’s Election

Congratulations to my State Senator-Elect Molly Cook for her outstanding victory garnering 57.23% of the vote or 9,330 votes to 6,973 votes over State Rep. Jarvis Johnson. These are the unofficial results. Molly now heads to the May 28 Democratic Party Primary runoff riding on a huge wave of momentum. For those not convinced, maybe…

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Vote Tomorrow

The featured photo is the front page of today’s Chron hard copy. I have family members who live in the Kingwood area. They are ok. Those of us who live close to Downtown are also ok. I feel for the folks who live near the San Jacinto River. _____ The Harris County Clerk will conduct…

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