Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Observations From the Observer

A few quick posts on this cloudy Tuesday...

Brett Favre has signed with the Vikings...frankly, surprised the heck out of me. I really thought he was done. It is anticipated he will take snaps against the Chiefs later on this week. The story will be all over the place, here's one link.

980 KMBZ will be having a Town Hall Forum on Health Care on August 27th at 7 pm at Rockhurst University. They are hoping they can get Congressman Cleaver or Congressman Moore to come, among others. The lack of intestinal fortitude on the part of our left leaning congressmen is a subject for another entry, but it sure would be a better Forum with one (or both--dare I dream?) of these guys. Check KMBZ's website for further details.

If you follow any of the KC blogs, you no doubt have seen the flap doodle between Alonzo Washington and a blog called the Bovine Comedy, as highlighted on Alonzo's blog and on Tony's Kansas City. My two cents: leave Alonzo alone please. The way he dresses, the way he talks, the way he writes on his blog--all secondary to the issue of crime in this town. It's easy to speak fluff crap when it's not you and yours that's getting shot at, robbed, burgled and whatnot. Even from my neighborhood, while we got troubles, it would be easy to blow off Alonzo as unprofessional, etc. But he has his ears on the 'hoods with trouble, and folks find him comfortable to talk to. When you have to solve a problem, you use all resources--including the ones that are outside your comfort zone. So let the man do his work! Links to Tony and Alonzo here.

That's about all for now; I have a whole yellow pad of ideas for the blog.


djwpk said...

Brave you! KC news (and sports news) is a bit out of my sphere but it's fun to see what is on your mind.

Kate said...

Don't know about KC but do know the Vikings! I personaly am happy Brett is joining them for two reasons: We had no quarterback and he has been an exciting quarterback in the past The Vikings have been BORING and at least Brett brings recognition with him so it will be fun to watch to see how HE does - even if it is lousy (because I do not really care if the Vikings win only if it is a fun or exciting game) My "other half" said he won't watch the team anymore!???