Inquiring legislative minds want to know…

Which two Senators called Leticia Van de Putte “Babydoll?” And were these two separate incidents, or was it a group thing? Who’s been calling Lois Kolkhorst “Sweetie?” What’s the untold story on Judith Zaffirini’s hem line and stiletto heels? Who tried to get a little too affectionate with Florence Shapiro? And most of all, who READ MORE…

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Desperate Cries for Help Your Faithful Correspondent in the News

Sunday morning’s political round table discusssion on “Session ’09: In Depth” on KXAN in Austin included anchor Jenny Hoff, Republican consultant Ted Delisi, and me. We touched on the governor’s race, TX-DoT temper tantrums, and the end-of-session rush. Click to watch el video de FUBAR.

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Government Goofballs on Parade

The facts: 1. Police bust down the door of a guy and raid his house. 2. Turns out they raided the wrong house. The real suspect was 2 doors down. 3. City refuses to pay for repairs to the damage they did to the door. 4. City subsequently fines guy $50 for having trash in READ MORE…

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Friendly Advice to Public Officials

If you absolutely cannot resist calling somebody a “lying cheating son of a (expletive), sneaky back door (expletive) nut (expletive) sucker,” at least have enough sense to not put it in an email. This episode of Friendly Advice to Public Officials has been brought to you by Letters From Texas Worldwide Headquarters, Rocket Science Division.

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Saudi Arabian Hottie of the Day

This is classic.Things keep going in this direction, and they’ll be allowed to drive a car and vote in a couple hundred years.

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Thanks for coming, do you have an appointment?

Interesting doings in the Texas Senate yesterday. Among the Senate’s duties is the confirmation of the Governor’s appointments to various state boards and commissions. In other words, these appointees run state government. Yesterday, the nomination of Dr. Bryan Shaw came up, to continue as one of three commissioners over the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. READ MORE…

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Yes, they’re STILL mulling over Janet Jackson’s breast

Still struggling after all these years on the issue of indecency on television, the U.S. Supreme Court just returned the lawsuit against CBS Television to the lower court, regarding Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction” during the Superbowl a couple of years ago back. This is part of the United States’ never-ending effort to prove to the READ MORE…

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Unsubstantiated Rumors Of The Day

Folks inside the Capitol and out began grumbling in earnest yesterday afternoon about the increasing rotting stench of dead bills in the House. Here it is Tuesday morning, and they’ll start 4 pages from the end of last Saturday’s calendar. The House worked Saturday for a while, but then unexpectedly adjourned early because of a READ MORE…

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Desperate Cries for Help Your Faithful Correspondent in the News

Sunday morning, I joined KXAN’s Jenny Hoff, Statesman reporter Jason Embry, and Republican consultant Ted Delisi, for “Session ’09: In Depth.” The political roundtable segment is clearly a desperate attempt to put a little content in between the TV ads advocated for or against various candidates for Austin mayor and city council.

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SWINE FLU ALERT

Health professionals have developed a website so that you, the crap-reading public, can know immediately beyond a shadow of a doubt whether you will be a victim of swine flu. I strongly suggest you visit doihaveswineflu.org immediately!!

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