It was a hard day’s night on Tuesday as the Eric Dick (pictured above standing next to other well-known dicks) bid for Mayor of Houston fell short. Unable to provide any stiff competition, Dick limped across the finish line in third place behind Annise Parker and Ben Hall, coming in with an impotent 10% […]
Sometimes, the politics are just too much. I know who to hang with from the 13-y-o crowd!: Just for fun: And then there was another one: Peace out, and have a great weekend!
Houston municipal elections are just weeks away. (Above–Photo montage of Houston by Yassie.) October 11 is the last day to register to vote. Early voting runs October 24–November 4. Election Day is November 8. Voters in Houston will be selecting a Mayor, the City Controller, 5 at-large citywide Council positions, and 11 district Council seats. Who […]
According the Facebook of Republican Texas State Senator Dan Patrick, Houston Mayor Annise Parker was the only Democrat to attend the Lincoln-Reagan Day fundraiser of the Harris County Republican Party. How you view this fact could be a kind of Rorschach Test. (Above–Rorschach Test. I see a polar bear climbing Mt. Everest. Please click here to see […]
I’m not reflexively against consumption. I consume things. I discard things. I own a car. When I am done with my car–After I drive it as long as it will run–I will discard the car. People need jobs making and selling things. There are many valid reasons that people want to make use of material […]
Houston Mayor Annise Parker has ordered mandatory furloughs for some City of Houston employees. (Above–Various iconic images from our great City of Houston. We all need to pitch in to keep our city strong. Montage by Yassie.) From the Houston Chronicle— “Thousands of city of Houston employees will have to take six unpaid days off in the […]
Gone Because the public has spoken, all red light cameras are being turned off in Houston. As we allow our smart phones and personal computers to track us for the good of commerce, we surely can’t allow government to know when we were running a red light at a Houston intersection. Anybody who drives in Houston […]
Here are my endorsements for the 2010 general election. (Above–The red is the City of Houston within Harris County, Texas. In the upper right is Harris County in Texas.) Where possible, I am voting the straight Democratic ticket. In the case of the office of the State Comptroller, I am voting for Green candidate Edward Lindsay. […]
There is an initiative on the ballot in Houston to get rid of red light cameras. This is Proposition 3 on our ballot. To keep the cameras, you must vote yes on Proposition 3. The only reason to get rid of these cameras is so that we can run red lights and, by so doing, […]
The wife and I are considering moving to HAZ-MAT Avenue here in Houston. At the bottom of the picture you can see a green liquid that was flowing down the curb. We are thinking that house prices are real low on HAZ-MAT Ave.