Random Monday Morning Thoughts

  • Let me state the obvious: The Houston flooding is insane. And it is only going to get worse. 
  • And my bullet point from Friday now almost looks like an understatement:
  • The Houston mayor, despite 911 being overloaded, told the public not to use social media for emergency requests because the didn't  have the manpower. Why not? You saw this coming. 
  • But to come to his defense on another subject, why is he being dogged for not ordering a "mandatory evacuation." With a city of that many million people, you couldn't do that if you wanted to. What are the police going to do? Arrest a two million people who don't?  And there are a ton of people who don't have the money to go anywhere. 
  • I heard that you can't designate where a donation to Red Cross will go. Is that true? That would be odd especially since they want you to donate to them by texting "Harvey". 
  • Mrs. LL and I went to Winstar Casino this weekend. I hadn't been up there for over a decade. When did that place turn into Vegas? That place is printing money.
  • And I had forgotten how FM 51 north out of Decatur is quintessential Texas. 
  • I'm only going to make one point about Trump's tweets over the weekend as Texas is being devastated: He's a narcissistic, tone deaf moron. Oh, and I forgot to mention he pardoned racist Sheriff Joe late on Friday. 
  • We've had another Black Hawk crash. Something's weird. 
  • Never heard of this before: 
  • I can't say I'm a regular reader of the Bridgeport Index, but this week's edition was good. In addition to a front page story of a petition to remove two members from the Bridgeport Airport Board, editor/publisher Keith Bridwell went off on Bridgeport City Hall and the city council.