Dollar Dogs

We got a deal. Here is this from KPRC-TV Channel 2 News this morning: HOUSTON – The City of Houston announced Thursday that a tentative agreement has been reached that will resolve all outstanding pay issues for Houston firefighters dating back to 2017. The announcement comes just seven weeks into Mayor John Whitmire’s term, according to…

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National Time Refund Day

Raquel Campos Estes is my niece and today is her birthday. We have been calling her Rachel, like forever. Rachel is a Leap Day or Leap Year baby, meaning she was born on February 29, in a Leap Year. I always thought that was cool.  Other than Rachel, I don’t know of anyone personally who…

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Challenge Coin

H-Town Second Baptist Rev. Ed Young is a piece of sh_t, but you know that. Don’t kid yourself. Second Baptist isn’t a house of worship, it is a house of hate. POS Young called migrants “garbage” a few days ago. Here is from the Chron: Second Baptist Church pastor Ed Young is once again fearmongering while he…

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HPD

This certainly has the potential to be a major league screw-up. How does this happen? See this from the Chron: A review of sex crimes cases suspended with an internal code citing a lack of personnel has expanded department-wide to include more than 264,000 cases, Chief Troy Finner said Monday. The dropped cases makes up about 10% of…

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Nope

Ronna Romney McDaniel will resign her position as Chair of the Republican National Committee (RNC) next week. She is being forced out by Donald Trump. She no longer goes by Romney. She dropped that name years ago because Trump supposedly asked her. Trump hates U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, Chair McDaniel’s uncle.  She is just another…

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CD 18 Poll

The Hobby Poll on the Congressional District 18 Democratic Party Primary race came out yesterday.  Here are the first three paragraphs of the poll description: Three candidates are competing in the U.S. Congressional District 18 (CD-18) primary election: 15-term Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and challengers Amanda Edwards and Robert Slater. The CD-18 survey population of…

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Houston Stadium

While arsehole Gov. Greg Abbott is out purging anti-voucher members of his GOP in the primaries, ISDs throughout the state are making harsh budget cuts. See this from the Chron: Spring Branch ISD Superintendent Jennifer Blaine announced on Friday the final phase in the district’s plan to stave off a looming budget crisis by cutting librarians and…

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Pixilating

Local media coverage of the HISD takeover can at times get old and predictable. HISD Superintendent Mike Miles announces a change in policy and the local media goes to the teacher union leadership for a response to the policy change. See this from ABC Channel 13 news yesterday: HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston Independent School District…

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The Voter Registration Card

Today is Presidents’ Day. Commentary has been around for 14 Presidents, voted in 13 presidential elections, and have had my photo taken with two Presidents who are still alive. 40 of my years have been under GOP presidents and 31 years and four months under Democratic presidents. I was also a key player in a…

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Chron E-Board for Jarvis

State Rep. Jarvis Johnson was endorsed today by the Chron E-Board in the race for State Senate District 15 in the Democratic Party Primary. See the featured photo. This is how the E-Board take starts: In the fight to fill the state Senate seat vacated by Houston Mayor John Whitmire, voters will have to consider not…

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