Correct Obit

The creep fella that I mentioned yesterday who croaked a week and a half ago has an obit in the Chron today. Here is a part of the obit: When he was ten years old, Paul (Pressler) accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior. He began teaching a Sunday School class at the age of seventeen…

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Politics at Play

From the Chron on Saturday’s election results: Kyle Scott and Ericka McCrutcheon won runoff races for two Harris Central Appraisal District board seats on Saturday. Though the elections were officially nonpartisan, the night ended with a strong showing for local Republicans. According to the unofficial results, Scott, a small business owner, beat former Houston City Council Member…

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Alito Flag Day

Election Day is tomorrow. Go vote in the Harris Central Appraisal District (HCAD) Board of Directors runoff election, please. _____ Today is Flag Day in the USA. I wonder if Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, Jr. is flying the flag in the featured photo. _____ Well, this is kind of surprising. Not all the HISD…

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31-38

Whew! The good guys just got a win today at SCOTUS on reproductive rights. Mifepristone can stay on the market. See this from USA Today: WASHINGTON − Two years after erasing the constitutional right to an abortion, the Supreme Court on Thursday (today) went the other direction and tossed out a challenge to the widely used…

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Godliness

Commentary is pretty good on knowing our American history. I always did well on American history courses. Extremist Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, Jr. said on the just revealed recording that he wants the country to return to godliness.  I am trying to figure out when was the godliness period of American history. During the…

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On 2024

Today is my sister Sylvia Lafuente’s BD. Happy Birthday, Sylvia! _____ One of the most crooked Supreme Court justices in my adult lifetime is Justice Clarence Thomas. We all know that. We have learned in the last couple of years that he has accepted gifts worth a few million dollars. He was appointed by President…

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Closed Primaries

Here is from the Trib: At its biennial convention last month, the Texas GOP tried to increase its party purity by approving two major rules changes: One would close the Republican primary elections so that only voters the party identifies as Republicans can participate.  Here is the entire Trib read: Texas GOP pursues closed primaries,…

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Abigail

This is from ABC News today: President Joe Biden said he would not pardon his son Hunter amid an ongoing felony gun trial during a wide-ranging exclusive interview with ABC News anchor David Muir at the Normandy American Cemetery on the 80th anniversary of D-Day. Muir asked Biden on Thursday if he would accept the outcome of…

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D-Day

D-Day was 80 years ago today. There are around 200 American D-Day vets still around today. My Dad fought in the European Theater during World War II.  Italy, France, Germany and Belgium, including the Ardennes Offensive, better known as the Battle of the Bulge. I asked my Dad where he was stationed on D-Day, and…

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Pitching Injuries

In case folks forgot, the City of H-Town has the strongest mayor form of government in the country. Mayor John Whitmire knows this and wants to use part of his time as mayor to review projects. He did that with the Shepherd Durham project and folks reacted as though he pulled out a bazooka and…

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