scottslemmons

Pet Sounds

By: scottslemmons | Blog: Hero Sandwich

Donald R. May

Why Did Obama Let Georgia Go?

By: Donald R. May | Blog: Mr. Conservative

Senator Saxby Chambliss won a definitive victory against Democratic challenger Jim Martin. This win assured the Republicans that the Democrats would not have a 60-person filibuster-proof Senate majority. President-elect Barack Obama did not expend any of his personal political capital on this runoff election.  One might have anticipated that Obama would have seriously campaigned for Jim Martin.  Why would Obama not do this?

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Last minute reminder

By: Anonymous | Blog: Center Stage

OK, not exactly last minute. I'm actually giving you about three and a half hours advance notice.Paraphrasing from a prior blog:Susan Graham, a Midland native and Texas Tech School of Music graduate, presently co-stars as Marguerite in the Metropolitan Opera's production of "La Damnation de Faust" in New York City.A performance has been beamed via satellite in high definition to several movie theaters, including Cinemark's Movies 16 in Lubbock.The final time the opera can be viewed at Movies 16 is at 7 p.m. today.

Are you funny? Do you know someone who is?

By: Anonymous | Blog: Center Stage

Auditions for people with comedic talent and strong improvisational skills will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave.Auditions will take place on a first come-and-first served basis for participants between the ages of 18 and 40.Those interested should arrive prepared to both read and do improv. They also have the option of presenting a two-minute prepared monologue, although it is not required.Auditions are for roles in the new

scottslemmons

Marvelous Adventures

By: scottslemmons | Blog: Hero Sandwich

Donald R. May

One Nation Under God

By: Donald R. May | Blog: Mr. Conservative

Congress added “under God” to our Pledge of Allegiance in 1954.  This was during the Cold War and was done in part to distinguish us from the “Godless Communists.” The House Committee on the Judiciary 1954 report stated the added words affirmed “the dependence of our people and our Government upon the moral directions of the Creator.”  In 1956 Congress made “In God We Trust” our National Motto.

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chrisvanwagenen

Jack in the Box is not headed for Lubbock

By: chrisvanwagenen | Blog: Open for Business

Jack in the Box restaurants inform they're not coming to Lubbock, at least not yet. "As of this time there are no future Jack in the Box openings planned for Lubbock," a company spokesman told me. Looks like if you want that fix, you'll have to travel to Midland or Odessa. Later, Chris

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chrisvanwagenen

Caprock opens the doors to new restaurant

By: chrisvanwagenen | Blog: Open for Business

Caprock Cafe officially opened the doors to its newest restaurant on Monday. The second location is located at Rockridge Plaza, 82nd Street and Slide Road next to the China Town restaurant. The restaurant, which is a smoke-free location,  is opened seven days a week from 11 a.m. to midnight. Later, Chris

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scottslemmons

Holiday Gift Bag: Showcases and Essentials

By: scottslemmons | Blog: Hero Sandwich

It's time to start thinking about Christmas shopping, and that means it's time for me to start recommending some stuff you can get for the comics fan on your gift list. We're gonna start off with something I recommended last year -- Marvel's Essentials and DC's Showcase Presents.

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scottslemmons

Praise Gog

By: scottslemmons | Blog: Hero Sandwich