Jon Chamberlain of Rubberneck ran a photo booth for a Philippines fundraiser last night. It was a joy to watch him tell people they weren’t allowed to smile all night. The results were terrific. Quality work, Jon.
“ Lawmakers came into office this year representing districts whose lines were drawn by a nonpartisan commission, rather than under the more calculating eye of political leaders. This is the first Legislature chosen under an election system where the top two finishers in a nonpartisan primary run against each other, regardless of party affiliations, an effort to prod candidates to appeal to a wider ideological swath of the electorate.”
Be still my beating heart. Can we please have these policies in Texas?
“ We can thank Alexander Graham Bell for inventing the first electromagnetic metal detector. When he slapped together the first detector in 1881, he was looking not for booty but for an assassin’s bullet lodged in the body of President James Garfield. He failed to find the ammo, and Garfield died.”