Note: It’s been a busy couple of weeks–on the work and on the personal side. But there’s no doubt that it’s a time full of change and excitement. So here’s me playing catch-up commenting on various things.
Work Stuff (Note: I’ve been helping both of these candidates)
The end of last week and the beginning of this week were quite busy. Last week, candidate for 14th Court of Appeals Julia Maldonado held her kick-off fundraiser at the Cadillac Bar. A great crowd launched the campaign, which will be a busy one for Maldonado, whose position represents ten area counties, including Harris.
After a busy weekend attending the Texas Democratic Women’s luncheon and the Victory Fund Brunch, candidate for Congress-District 7 James Cargas held his kick-off fundraiser at Theo’s in Montrose. Hosted by various leaders in the Greek community, Cargas utilized the opportunity to present his stances on various issues, including a call for added research funding for the Texas Medical Center. Cargas is busy this week attending various events for the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association in Washington, DC.
We’re getting close to sixty (60) days until election day, so it’s about time you all start paying attention to the candidates again. Stay connected.
The Kingwood Commies
Yes, that was a club I founded and I must say Mike Sullivan never attended a meeting. Hold on. The whole commie story is about regulating electric rates in Kingwood? So, the District A member was just meddling in other districts again?
The Big Announcement is Coming!
I think I’ve told enough folks my big announcement already, but I’ll save it for Monday anyway. Needless to say, change is a-coming!
King Street PACtriots?
That’s right. A judge ruled today that the local teabaggin’ voter suppression group, the King Street Patriots is a PAC, not a nonprofit. I mean, c’mon! All of their events feature right-wing Republinuts, their agenda is right up there with the GOPs. They certainly haven’t invited me to speak. [Laugh hysterically.] My friend Anthony was right on:
“The King Street Patriots have been operating as a political entity while blatantly ignoring the laws every other political entity has to abide by,” said Texas Democratic Party spokesman Anthony Gutierrez in a statement. “It is time for this Republican front group to drop the facade, disclose their donors and start operating within the law.”
The Nightmare Act
Republatino Marco Rubio is now doing the bidding for the right-wing on their version of the DREAM Act–without the DREAM. Basically, he wants to provide legalization without actual citizenship–or any benefits of a naturalized citizen. The Republican Party hates Latinos–let’s just tell the truth, Marco. (I wonder if John Culberson has told him to simplify his name to Mark, yet.)