HCAD Board Election

Most folks here in Harris County are gearing up for the political party primaries on Super Tuesday, March 5 with early voting in person beginning on Tuesday, February 20. Heck, Commentary already sent in my ballot, and it has been received, according to the Harrisvotes.com mail ballot tracker. If you live in State Senate District…

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Swift Factor

Let’s see. Last March, Taylor Swift launched her Eras Tour across the country. It would usually be two or three nights of shows on a weekend in major US cities like H-Town and Arlington, Texas. The concerts turned out to be economic booms for the local economy. You know, hotels, restaurants, rent cars, and folks…

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Nothing Trump

Congratulations! See this from the Chron: Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo took to social media Monday evening to announce her engagement to David James, a 35-year-old personal injury and civil rights attorney. In Hidalgo’s post on X, formerly known as Twitter, the 32-year-old said she’s “thrilled to share some personal news” and that she’s “overjoyed” to get married to James…

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The Caucus Meeting

Sports Commentator @ClayTravis tweeted this on Christmas Day: The Chiefs are not a good football team and Travis Kelce looks like he should retire. He’s been worthless the last seven or eight weeks. The double worthless Pfizer shots may have caught up with him. Either that or Taylor Swift is the Chiefs Yoko Ono. Maybe…

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Anatomy of the Research

I was wondering how they came to the number of rape-related pregnancies in Texas after the abortion ban. See the featured photo. The Chron has the story on the research. Here is how the article starts: Law enforcement databases are notoriously unreliable when it comes to capturing the true number of sexual assaults in the…

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The Ban

From the he said he was going to eliminate rape in Texas department. See this from the Chron: Texas saw an estimated 26,313 rape-related pregnancies during the 16 months after the state outlawed all abortions, with no exceptions for survivors of rape or incest, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.…

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Allred Ad

This was posted yesterday: The UH Alumni Association is proud to announce that it will be honoring State Senator Carol Alvarado (’92 MBA ’08) as the recipient for the Distinguished Alumni Award for its 69th Annual Alumni Awards in April 2024. Alvarado serves as senator for District 6 in Harris County and was first elected…

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Application

Folks know that Commentary votes by mail. I qualify. It is convenient. You can track your ballot. On lengthy ballots like ours in Harris County, you have the time to research all the candidates. If you are working on a campaign, you pretty much know when the ballots are sent out. I filled out and…

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Josh Hader

The featured photo is my green bin this morning. It has been sitting out there since Thursday. Still waiting to get emptied. _____ In 2022, right after the Uvalde Robb Elementary massacre, the Texas Breitbart fella on Fox 26’s What’s Your Point praised the courage of law enforcement on the scene. We all know that…

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Mexican Restaurants

Crooked arse GOP Attorney General Ken Paxton threw in the towel yesterday and conceded to the whistleblowers. What a crook. I wonder how Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and the GOP Texas State Senators who voted to acquit Paxton at his impeachment trial feel this morning.  How about those GOP challengers who are running against GOP…

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