The Campaign For DA

9.27.2016

Random Tuesday Morning Thoughts



  • How many people do you think were murdered in the U.S. in 2015? (For those interested in this fun little morning piece of information, the just released official answer is at the end. See if you can get within 10%).
  • Trump was more like Trump than I thought he would be last night. I doubt it hurt him or helped him much.
  • The possible exception is his interruption of "That makes me smart" when Hillary said he basically doesn't pay income taxes. That could hurt him. 
  • Trump's reference of a hacker being a "400 pound" guy sitting on his bed makes me smile against my will. 
  • Crime Reporting Thought: The phrase "an guns were also found" never even registers with me. I believe everyone has guns. 
  • So when do we learn Dez Bryant is gone for the year? Nine o'clock hour? Ten?
  • WBAP's Steve Lamb this morning said there has to something up with Dez's knee since they scheduled an MRI after seeing the X-ray. He thought that a clear x-ray would have eliminated the need for an MRI.
  • A family member once took a Religion course at Baylor and found out that a Baylor football player was in the class. After the player failed a major test (made like a 40 or something) he was heard walking out of class saying, "I guess I ain't gonna be no preacher."
  • It seems like every presidential debate used to focus on Social Security and the concern over whether America could "afford it" in the future. Now you never hear about it even when we are right in the middle of the time they all feared: Baby Boomers are becoming eligible to collect. 
  • Maybe its because I recently watched Concussion, but I seem to focus in on any helmet to helmet hits when I'm watching games this year. 
  • I made a horrible Rangers prediction a couple of months back.  Of all the powers I have as a Sports Expert, pro baseball is my weakest. That's odd since I'm a wiz at college softball predictin'.
  • From the Update: "COURT’S IN SESSION – Bridgeport Municipal Court will hold jury trials at city hall at 1 today as scheduled." So something is going to happen as scheduled? Am I missing something? 
  • I'm not sure what's up with the lawyer who was the guy "in military uniform with Nazi symbol injures 9 in Houston shooting."
  • I refuse to (yet) believe that Dak is the "quarterback of the future."  We've seen three games. Redskin fans thought the same thing about RG3 after sixteen games of his rookie year.
  • Official murder answer: 15,696.


38 comments:

Andy Stevenson said...

Hillary tossed Trump a softball when she said she had spoken to many former Trump employees who he screwed over. His missed opportunity was "well I tried to talk to some of your former employees but they either pleaded the fifth or they were dead."

Anonymous said...

Too damn many guns and too easy to get more. Of course this post will be shouted down by those that believe even more guns will solve the problem.

Anonymous said...

DAMN RETARD YOU HAVE A BETTER CHANCE OF GETTING ON THE DA BALLOT THIS YEAR THAN EVER BECOMING A SPORTS EXPERT ON ANY SPORT. HOW DID THAT DUMB ASS PREDICTION ON JOSH GORDON BEING THE NEXT TOP RECEIVER IN FOOTBALL WORK OUT FOR YOU.

Anonymous said...

My only thought on the non-Fox media smugly thinking Hillary was "succeeded" in being "more presidential". In all the past elections, that would be a real consideration. However, they should follow that comment THIS election acknowledging a caveat--Trump only got this far by NOT being "presidential"--especially if you connect that with being "politics as usual". And Trump VERY successfully criticized her slick persona and politico-speak during the debate, something a LOT of voters are tired of. I'm not saying he's a real "straight shooter", but he won the "straight shooter" contest hands down.

Anonymous said...

Trump did what we all knew he would do. He took the bait.

Oh and how many of those 15,696 murders were caused by a bullet? That little tidbit may help us out counselor.

Rage

Anonymous said...

Why did Decatur approve a bond issuance for a new hotel next to the civic center??? Have they not researched the occupancy rate of the multiple hotels in town? These properties are struggling to stay open and now the city is catering to yet another one to be built! Foolish waste of money.

Anonymous said...

Hillary and Donald who?

Mind the gap RTG!
Wowsa

Anonymous said...

Better yet, 9:02, How many of the 15,696 needed killin'?

Anonymous said...

I'm not sure what's up with the lawyer who was the guy "in military uniform with Nazi symbol injures 9 in Houston shooting."

I heard on the radio that he was yelling, Try and slap me, kid? Welcome to the gun show!

No wait, that's what you say. That's your line. You own it. Try and slap me, kid? Welcome to the gun show., is yours and yours alone. Learn it. Know it. Live it.

Anonymous said...

I was waaaay off on the murder number. I assumed it was much lower.

Anonymous said...

@8:59 No such thing as owning too many guns. Gun control means hitting the target with one hand behind your back.

Anonymous said...

Hey 9:08 ask Wade Watson, he knows everything!

Anonymous said...

Why do the inmates doing lawn maintenance at the courthouse have shirts that read "Trusty" instead of "Trustee"?

DF Sister Theresa Mary

Anonymous said...

Regarding the Houston lawyer, he is of Indian ancestry, and the swastika is a Hindu religious symbol.

No link the NSDAP.

Anonymous said...

Calm down, 8:59. We're all right here - you don't have to yell. (But just know that we're going to ignore what you're saying either way.)

Anonymous said...

Were 40% of the murders committed by a group that makes up 6% of the population?

Anonymous said...

The Official Liberally Lean Girl is listed on the Hollywood Gossip pages.

Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel Divorce: Singer reunites with Britney Spears?

Since your are the hardest working man in show business, perhaps this is a good time for a photo exposé featuring the 2 woman.

Anonymous said...

I think Hillary won the debate last night. I was thinking I would vote for Trump as the lesser of two evils but after watching last night I can't imagine myself voting for either of them. Just disgusting.

I was only 700% too high on my murder victim guess.

Anonymous said...

I'm trying to imagine how there could be a single person in this country that is watching the debates trying to determine which way to vote. Could these 2 be more different? How do you not know who to vote for?

It's a scary thought that this election will be decided by voters that don't know what they believe. That evidently don't have core values or haven't determined what they are yet!


Anonymous said...

Damn democrats caving in to the union gun manufacturers to get the labor vote.

Anonymous said...

Vote for Gary Johnson!!!

Anonymous said...

11:39 - Gary Johnson is so high that he thinks that his dog can smell what he is thinking.

Anonymous said...

The thing you are missing about Dak is that he is running a pro style offense and he is staying in the pocket going through his progressions with his eyes down field and with poise. RG3 was a one trick pony in a offense that was gimmicky and somewhat new at the pro level. It was also an offense that isn't sustainable at the NFL level, especially for a small frame QB with a track physique. RG3 also never developed the ability to read a defense. Dak may be running with a small, conservative playbook but he is making all the right reads and not making bone head plays when flushed from the pocket. The warning signs were always there for RG3, he was just dynamic enough with his feet to stretch defenses and have some success. Once the wheels went and he was forced into the role of pocket passer, he was doomed.

I'll agree that we haven't seen enough of Dak to know what he will be long term, but I've damn sure seen enough to know his ceiling is much higher than RG3 for the reasons I state above.

Anonymous said...

Life goes better with Coke!

Df Debating Donald Trump

Anonymous said...



Barry,

Even with the college baseball reference -
your lack of humility is underwhelming but you're no Hitlery Clinton..

How many times did she say "I" last night??
Anybody count?
Anybody that is for her that can actually count?

Triple Fake... said...

You can't be considered a Sports Expert if you think college softball prognosticating is in any way connected to major league baseball.

Maybe it's because I recently watched The Wizard of Oz, but during the debate last night I seemed to focus in on the Wicked Witch, the flying monkeys coming out of Trump's mouth, and the man behind the curtain who wanted me to pay him no attention and just enjoy the show

Triple Fake Toto

Anonymous said...

Trusty v. Trustee--Trustee is a person granted powers of management according to a legal document. Trusty is a slang term for a prisoner who can be trusted with certain duties which then entitle them to benefits, such as "good time" on their sentences. Yes, its slang, but it has been adopted over time. What's funny is the fact that you'll see both spellings on jail uniforms--but the correct, historical term is "Trusty" for jailbirds.

Anonymous said...

I'm guessing DWI deaths aren't in your murder count. You probably count them as accidents, but there is nothing accidental about DWI's

Anonymous said...

1:05 PM - I like your knowledge of the game and agree completely. I also like your optimism that you can teach Barry something about football. But you have to know that he isn't picking up on a damned thing you are saying......right?

Anonymous said...

Of the over 15 thousand people murdered last year, 3 times more were murdered with a knife than with a gun, rifle or shotgun. Nice try to make us think guns are bad Skippy.

Anonymous said...

Skippy, I hope you and your lawyer friends of the ACLU are proud that they are going to represent the NY mooslum bomber.

Anonymous said...

Guns are involved in fewer than 1 in 10 violent crimes...and an even lower percentage of all crimes. So, in the case of a CRIME report..."and guns were found" does mean something. It is actually unusual.

Of course, when only the most serious of crimes are featured in media reports, and that's all you read about, you'll have the impression that "everyone" uses a gun. You'd be very wrong.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said 3:31 PM...

I'm guessing DWI deaths aren't in your murder count. You probably count them as accidents, but there is nothing accidental about DWI's

Slight correction....barry calls that

"CASH FLOW"

Anonymous said...

10;37
Best question of the day !!!

Anonymous said...

I'm disappointed in all the racists who post daily in these comments. Y'all must be ashamed of Trump's performance last night if you're hiding behind sports.

Anonymous said...

6:30 - Computer algorithms are racist.

Anonymous said...

So the murder rate is back down to where it was when I was born in 1963, Obama already made America great again but fox news would never let you believe the murder rate is down....
Scary, scary, scary USA!

Anonymous said...

3:10 not according to the FBI stats. Just another liberal lie.