Random Friday Morning Thoughts


  • Texas Hospitalizations. This may be the last time I post it unless the decline changes. We've got a long way to go, and it's still dangerous out there, but we are officially on the back nine of COVID. 

  • Wow. The Mason County Courthouse northwest of Fredericksburg burned down last night. It was built in 1909. The county judge snapped this picture:

  • I know someone who received their COVID vaccine at the Texas Motor Speedway and was told that the process worked like a charm. Easy as can be. 
  • QAnon Republican Disciple Marjorie Taylor Green was stripped of her committee assignments yesterday, but only 11 Republicans thought she was worthy of such condemnation. Incredible. She's a nutcase who needs to be banished, not just from committees, but from Congress. 

    • For those of you who might have been on the fence as to whether or not 9/11 happened, Greene wanted you all to know something very important before the congressional vote yesterday:

    • But her explanation for all of her crazy statements over the last few years is that she was "allowed to believe" conspiracy theories "that weren't true." Sheesh. She's a victim because no one prevented her from believing idiotic things?  And I loved this line about her: "It's not fair to hold a 46 and a half year old responsible for the crazy stuff she did and thought when she was 44 and three quarters."
  • Wait! There's a documentary released today about the mistreatment of the Official Liberally Lean Girl?! How was I not informed about this!? This might be enough for me to form an Elite Strike Force legal team of my own and head to California. 

  • I'm not sure what it means, but Rep. Phil King was booted as the chairman of the House Redistricting Committee yesterday by the new Texas House Speaker.   And redistricting actually matters once every 10 years and this is the year. 
  • I was curious how much long the run-off election for a Texas House district seat between David Spiller and Craig Carter would be delayed because of the horrible accident involving Carter's family last weekend. The answer: Not at all. Yesterday, Gov. Abbott set the run-off date for February 23rd.
  • Watch it at your own peril, but the video which captured all of this in Pennsylvania is disturbing to no end. The guy unloads a pistol and then goes and gets an AR-15.

  • This story is wild about the president of a massive car dealership is Wichita Falls. And I do mean wild

  • From Alpine, Texas:
    (Even snuck in a "Jesus is Lord" sign in there)

  • Nerdy legal stuff: Democrats now control courts of appeals in Dallas, Houston (2 courts), San Antonio and Austin. This is an extreme proposal to turn the 14 courts into just four in order to dilute Democratic voting. 

  • This isn't my forecast, but "some people are saying" we are in store for this next week: 


  • How much did Kroger have to pay Flo Rida for the licensing fees for Low? And I wonder if it was a price based upon a flat rate or per usage? By the time it is all over, that song and Kroger are going to be synonymous. 
  • Time which has passed since the Wise County Sheriff's Office has failed to solve the murder of Lauren Whitener in her home at Lake Bridgeport: 584 days.
  • Messenger: Above the Field