The Campaign For DA

3.12.2015

Random Thursday Morning THoughts



  • "Travis County commissioners approve $42 million district attorney’s building."  That's a lot of money for a building to be filled with lots of government employees.
  • The Star-Telegram has a short editorial today saying that Tarrant County DA Sharen Wilson's office should be watched to make sure chaos does not ensue.
  • Two officers were shot in Ferguson last night during protests. Both will survive.(Grainy video.)
  • I'm not sure I had ever heard Tim O'Hare on the radio before, but he is filling in for Mark Davis this week. In light of the Ferguson shootings last night, he started his show off questioning whether the Justice Department should have released the report chronicling racism by the Ferguson PD and actually asked whether the should government at some point should be able to limit protests. Amazing. And he's a Right Winger. Here's his Twitter bio: "Christian, Husband, Dad; Lawyer/Real Estate Investor; Guest Talk Show Host, 660 AM The Answer; Past: Mayor-Farmers Branch, TX; President-Christian Legal Society."
  • Ok, can we back off crucifying the two OU students involved in the SAE/Racism scandal? They have been punished and will continue to be punished.
  • I completely missed the suicide of the inmate of the Wise County Jail -- It looks like he spent a few days in the hospital before passing away. (And the oddest thing is that his last criminal case in Wise County per its website is one for Public Intoxication which was filed on 3/6/15 but was dismissed on 3/9/15.) 
  • The jury is deliberating life or death for the man from Graham who shockingly killed two of his children. But check out this description of the closing argument by prosecutor Lisa Tanner: "There is no doubt in her mind that Armandariz loved his children, Tanner said." Regardless of the context, that's bizarre. If I'm a juror I'm thinking, "This is the representative of the government who is responsible for trying to convince me to kill someone? I'm supposed to trust her judgment?"  The jury couldn't reach a verdict yesterday and we're sent home late last night.
  • Watching everyone freaking out whether DeMarco Murray will sign with the Eagles confirms how disinterested I am. 
  • The Bridgeport page out of the program for this week's state basketball tourney. (I'm not saying I know everything that's in the Star-Telegram, but I'm sure they've even mentioned the team this week.)
  • I continue to be amazed at the length of the federal trial for the Super Bowl ticket screwup. That judge needed to get control of her scene. 



45 comments:

Anonymous said...

Chris Rock said he loves black people but, man, does he ever hate n*****s.

I wonder if the OU president would have expelled him from campus for saying that?

Anonymous said...

Everybody knows you'll die if you go to Wise Regional. His timing was just bad that he happened to go WCSO jail soon after getting out of the Hospital.

Ronnie Milsap cudda seen this coming.

DF Stevie Wonder

Anonymous said...

It is time for the white police to get out of Ferguson and let it turn into a little Haiti.

It it any surprise that 90% of the traffic tickets are issued to blacks in the same community where 90% of 911 calls involve blacks. Police typically are cruising neighborhoods where they are needed the most. And that need can be measured by 911 calls.

Anonymous said...

that pi is the ticket from the arrest...he didnt get booked in cause he ended up in hospital

from messenger:
Wise County Sheriff David Walker said Leslie Wayne Burnham, 48, was found in a holding cell with a phone cord wrapped around his neck just before 2 a.m. Feb. 28.


Anonymous said...

figured you would have no outrage for the ambush in Ferguson last night. also sure that no person in Ferguson ever has a racist thought other than those in the police department.

Anonymous said...

Holder and Obama advocated for these savages to shoot cops

Anonymous said...

Two officers were shot in Ferguson last night during protests. Both will survive.

Come on Barry...say it with a little outrage!

It just feels ghoulish

Anonymous said...

While both officers will survive, the wounds are actually very serious.

This wasn't just some random case of the Terminator shooting a patrol guard in the leg and saying "He'll live."

Anonymous said...

18K at the zoo. Definition of beat-down.

Anonymous said...

Bus route from Decatur to Ft Worth...thinking there is going to be a lonely bus driver...weird.

Anonymous said...

Those protesting the OU student's house last night are idiots. They just wanted camera time. There was no proof he said racist remarks because of his parents.

Anonymous said...

What we need is a lot of racial protesting and civil unrest so Obama can declare marshal law and cancel the next election.

Anonymous said...

The Star-Telegram has a short editorial today saying that Tarrant County DA Sharen Wilson's...


Keep crying about Sharen Wilson, Greeny poo. Your tears bring us joy.

Anonymous said...

10:04 -

Seems legit. Or he could declare martial law. Whichever.

Anonymous said...

Two officers were shot in Ferguson last night during protests. Both will survive.

So that makes it okay.

Triple Fake... said...

the Star-Telegram has not mentioned the Bulls at all throughout the playoffs. No background on the players, no recap of the games. Stats only.
They have done a couple of stories about Brock. Aren't they an all-white team? Hmmm...

You do seem to be more upset over the OU kids (they'll survive too, by the way) than you are about two cops being shot. And they weren't even Ferguson cops. And it sounds like they weren't even engaged in any kind of activity other than monitoring the protest.

Anonymous said...

9:03 - show me some stats on that comment. "Everybody"!!!!


I go there every day and I'm not dead.

Anonymous said...

Best commentary on the OU incident is here:

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/mariadixonhall/2015/03/a-teachable-moment-how-ou-failed-transformation-101/?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Copy%20of%20Progressive%2003%2004%2015%20(1)&utm_content=&spMailingID=48206253&spUserID=NjgxNTQwMDQ0ODQS1&spJobID=641429710&spReportId=NjQxNDI5NzEwS0

Anonymous said...

Bahahahahaha!
Even Iran thinks that Republicans are idiots!

http://www.addictinginfo.org/2015/03/11/iran-responds-to-gop-letter/

Anonymous said...

Maybe he had always used Cell Phones and didn't know the cord could be dangerous?

Sam Brows said...

Barry's comments about the current sitting Tarrant County DA make a lot of sense to anyone who appeared before her when she was a District Court Judge.

WRHS FAN said...

9:03- Probably sour grapes cause you owe hospital and won't pay so they slapped a hospital lien on you.

Anonymous said...

11:12 You value the opinion of Iran....rich! Of course the fox wants to keep the naive chicken owners in place. You really think Dr. Zarif authored this response or the Obama admin.

Oh, and since when has Iran been overly concerned with violating International Law? Please!!!

You sir are an idiot!

Anonymous said...

11:08: Thank you. Good read.

Anonymous said...

Whoo J Stewert nailed it last night:

"Conservative media's whole business model is generalizing isolated incidents. Using one lobster eating surfer on food stamps, or one renamed holiday parade to convince their FEARFUL viewers this country is in the throws of a free loader Christmas was."

Seriously, you conserva-wussies are so scared of everything.

Put down your guns, put up your dukes, fight like a man, or shut up and relax, bubba.

Anonymous said...

Are you going to comment about Al Sharpton being on the Tom Joyner Show this morning? He said that we should make it illegal for whites to shoot a black, no matter what the reason. Therefore, your buddy Al wants open season on whites to allow blacks to do whatever they want to do.

Anyone who isn't blind can see that race relations now are much worse than they were 6 years ago. Hopefully, we can make it two more years without a race war.

John Holmes' Ghost said...

RTG looks like a backdoor queen, if you know what I mean.

Anonymous said...

sharpton is an idiot.

Anonymous said...

Race relations are worse now than they were 40 years ago, much less 6!

Anonymous said...

Please vote for Matt Joiner for Decatur School Board.
The District really needs a quality Board member!

Anonymous said...

GO BULLS !!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Barry

You've probably heard about Tim O'Hare, you may have just forgotten. He was the mayor in Farmer's Branch behind the ordinance that banned illegal immigrants from renting apartments and other such things (http://www.dallasnews.com/news/community-news/carrollton-farmers-branch/headlines/20110107-farmers-branch-mayor-tim-o_hare-will-not-seek-re-election.ece). That litigation battle cost the city over $6 million in legal fees (http://www.dallasnews.com/news/community-news/carrollton-farmers-branch/headlines/20140303-supreme-court-refuses-farmers-branch-immigration-ordinance.ece).

He's moved to Tarrant County and looking to run for something new according to the local politicos.

Anonymous said...

A race war would be convenient in that we wouldn't have to get uniforms for everybody. I think that's good value as far as your wars go.

wordkyle said...

108 - You cite Jon Stewart as though what he said was a complete and logical argument. So far you've just repeated what your hero said and act as though it's a proven fact rather than just his opinion. Can you support his opinion with details? Do you have examples that prove what he said? Enough that would make them constitute a "business model?"

If you can't do those things, then you can hardly claim that Stewart "nailed" anything.

Anonymous said...

@8:58am and anyone else who ignorantly says: "But black guys use the n-word!"

Take that word out of what those douchey frat guys were chanting and replace it with the phrase "black guy."

They are still chanting that a black guy will never get in their frat, and they would rather see him be hung in a tree. That's the problem.

Ya'll are so freakin' dense. Not stupid. Just dense.

Except for Wordkyle. He's insane. Hide ya kids, hide ya wife, insane.

Anonymous said...

I am voting NO on the DISD bond. We live in a day where we are creating monsters when it comes to raising our children. They have instant gratification through phones , technology, drive 30k dollar vehicles, and are rarely told no for anything. Now, through the instruction of the new Director of School Propaganda (the head football coach's wife, who is paid a salary by the tax payers) are encouraging people to say DO IT FOR THE KIDS! Why does a kid need an indoor football field? Will they find joy in telling their kids that "When I was young, I had to drive 30 miles in my 30k dollar vehicle to practice, while talking on my bluetooth to have 2 a days in a 72 degree air conditioned indoor football field?" Not at my expense. So, if you want me to do it for the kids, I will and plan to say NO not this time.

Anonymous said...

The suicide guy was detained but not booked. Does this sound right? He was suicidal but not under observation because no one questioned him.

wordkyle said...

558 - Thanks for the endorsement. Not sure why you felt moved to do so.

Anonymous said...

What really happened at the Wise County Jail?

Denton police release jail takedown video

http://www.dentonrc.com/local-news/local-news-headlines/20140730-denton-police-release-jail-takedown-video.ece

Anonymous said...

The video mayhem starts at the 5:20 mark.

Anonymous said...

1:08: Step right up, sir' and let's see who loses his teeth first: the John Stewart loving liberal shithead or the conservatlive wuss.

I won't bother to pack a sack lunch.

Anonymous said...

Frat boys are losers. Entitled morons. Period.

It's time for civilized peope of all races and creeds to quit using the n-word.

Anonymous said...

Idiocracy: Just plain dumb, the medial intelligence of the majority of humans. I am dumb just as you cosmostellicaly.

I worked for years helping the severely mentally challenged. After retiring I have concluded
the majority of the world is factually mentally challenged. I treat the majority of the world no different from my clients of the past. I treat them with great respect and love.

Anonymous said...

We are all the same species (we are all selectively interbred variants of selective apes.) We can interbred, which we are meant to do, and will do forever.

Anonymous said...

And it's time to quit using hateful words like "loser" and "moron".

You don't get the concept of free speech.