Press Release From Republican Party Of Texas: Republican Party Of Texas Continues Forward With Holding In-Person State Convention In Houston

Friday, July 3rd, 2020 - AUSTIN – Thursday night, the State Republican Executive Committee (SREC) of the Republican Party of Texas (RPT) passed a resolution in support of moving forward with the Party’s in-person Convention at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston from July 13-18. “After extensive debate Thursday evening, the State Republican…

Commentary: Kaylynn Williford, a trial bureau chief in the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, resigns over her post on Facebook which only hints opposition to BLM

I smell a rat.  Why would this woman resign, when she broke no laws, did not use profanity, and did not even mention names?  I think it is interesting because this attorney was not fired, she quit.  Her boss, Harris County District Attorney Ogg, however stated, in essence, either you play along or YOU'RE GONE! …

Article From The Washington Post, 7/1/2020: Fed officials raised concerns in June that U.S. could enter a much worse recession later this year if coronavirus cases continued to spike

Federal Reserve officials raised concerns about additional waves of coronavirus infections disrupting an economic recovery and triggering a new spike in unemployment and a worse economic downturn, according to minutes released Wednesday by the central bank about its June 9-10 meeting.  Fed Chair Jerome H. Powell has repeatedly said that the path out of this…

Update On The COVID-19 Numbers

Here are the latest numbers on the disease.  Unfortunately, I cannot make any sense out of it.  This "Chinese" virus started in China but the pandemic has been over and done there since late February.  It is also over in Spain and Italy.  Mexico is not too bad off.  Why are the numbers rising in…

Executive Pay At McDermott International, 2019

McDermott lost $2909 million in 2019.  Executive pay for the top 5 slots is $26.4 million.  I did a little ratio analysis and did not really find anything out of place.  The only glitch might be how much executive pay relates to total administrative costs.  I got about 9%.  Executive pay is typically characterized as…

Commentary: The Confederate Flag

NASCAR announced recently that there was no hate crime regarding the noose found in Bubba Wallace's car stall. NASCAR President Steve Phelps detailed Thursday afternoon via teleconference findings from NASCAR’s internal investigation, which has concluded, into the noose found in the garage stall of No. 43 driver Bubba Wallace at Talladega Superspeedway last weekend. A…