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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Walker Report Publisher Linda Walker speaks @ City Council, 1-30

 Linda Walker addressing the City Council as an advcate for Disabled Veteran Mary Luna behind her who Project Mend was supplying a recliner, Mayor Ron Nirenberg, Council Women Rebecca Villa Grande, Ana Sandoval, Shirley Gonzales, Dr. Adriana Rocha Garcia, John Courage, Robert Trevino, Manny Pelaez, & Walter Perry, Project Mend representive Cathy Valdez addressing the Council members

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Famous Lefties to include 7 Presidents, historic figures, ME & more

Presidents Barack Obama & President Bill Clinton

Welcome to the list of famous Left Handers. This is a chance to tell your family and friends how proud you are of being left-handed, and also raise awareness of the everyday issues that lefties face as we live in a world designed for right-handers.

Famous Left-Handed People

United States Presidents

James A. Garfield (20th) Harry S. Truman (33rd) Gerald Ford (38th) Ronald Reagan (40th) (*naturally left-handed but he switched before adulthood) George H.W. Bush (41st) Bill Clinton (42nd) Barack Obama (44th)

Other politicians

Henry Wallace (VP under F.D. Roosevelt
Nelson Rockefeller (Vice President under Gerald Ford)
John McCain (Senator) Bob Dole (Senator)
(*by necessity; his right arm was paralyzed in World War II)

Historic Figures

Alexander the Great (Ancient Greek King
Charlemagne (Holy Roman emperor)
Julius Caesar (Roman general)
Joan of Arc (?) (French heroine)
Napoléon Bonaparte (?) (French emperor)

Royalty

King Louis XVI of France, Queen Victoria of England
King George II of England King George VI of England
Prince Charles of England Prince William of England 

Music

Jimi Hendrix (played re-strung right-handed guitars 
upside down from age 12)
Kurt Cobain (Nirvana)
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (composer)
Niccolò Paganini (violinist)
Phil Collins (Genesis)
Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles)
Robert Plant (Led Zepplin)
Freddie Mercury (Queen)
Paul Simon (although he plays guitar right-handed)
50 Cent (rapper)
Eminem (rapper)

Science & Techology

Issac Newton (physicist, mathematician, 
astronomer, natural philosopher)
Marie Curie (physicist)
Linus Pauling (biochemist)
Benjamin Franklin (scientist, inventor, statesman, publisher)

Artists

M.C. Escher
Michelangelo (*ambidextrous)
Leonardo da Vinci
Rembrandt 

Authors

H.G. Wells, Mark Twain, Lewis Carroll

Actors & Comedians

Ben Stiller, Nicole Kidman
Lisa Kudrow, Dan Aykroyd 
Tim Allen, Matthew Broderick 
Carol Burnett, Charlie Chaplin
Tom Cruise, Matt Dillon
Robert DeNiro, Richard Dreyfuss
Sarah Jessica Parker, Peter Fonda
Whoopie Goldberg, Goldie Hawn
Oprah Winfrey
Jim Henson (and Kermit the Frog)
Angelina Jolie, Diane Keaton
Michael Landon, Howie Mandel
Jay Leno, Jon Stewart
Matt Groening (and Bart Simpson)
Luke Perry, Richard Pryor
Morgan Freeman, Robert Redford
Keanu Reeves, Julia Roberts
Jerry Seinfeld, Christian Slater
Emma Thompson, Dick Van Dyke
Bruce Willis, Drew Carey
Tina Fey, Steve Harvey

Athletes

Oscar de la Hoya (boxing)
Reggie Johnson (boxing)
Freddie Miller (boxing)
Romario (soccer)
Hugo Sanchez (soccer)
Norman "Boomer" Esiason (American football)
Jim Del Gaizon (American football)
Deion Sanders (baseball/American football)
Larry Bird (basketball)
Guy Rodgers (basketball)
John McEnroe (tennis)
Renee Richards (tennis)
Terry Labonte (NASCAR)
Paul Gibson (baseball pitcher)
Randy Johnson (baseball pitcher)
Barry Bonds (baseball)
Ty Cobb (baseball)
Ken Griffey, Jr. (baseball)
Reggie Jackson (baseball)
David Justice (baseball)
Kenny Lofton (baseball)
Paul O'Neil (baseball)
Rafael Palmeiro (baseball)
Babe Ruth (baseball)
Darryl Strawberry (baseball)
Lou Whitaker (baseball)
Ted Williams (baseball)

Business People

Bill Gates (Microsoft)
Ross Perot (Electronic Data Systems) 
(also US presidential candidate 1992/96)
Steve Forbes (Forbes Inc.)
David Rockefeller (banker)
Henry Ford (Ford Motor Company)
Tommy Hilfiger (fashion designer)

Miscellaneous

Edwin Buzz Aldrin (astronaut)
Helen Keller (advocate for the blind)
Richard Simmons (exercise guru)
Fidel Castro (Cuban leader)

Walker Report Editor & former Judge Steve Walker (Left-Handed) Approximately 10 % of population is left-handed, & statisic-wise, Lefties score 3 to 5 percent higher on IQ tests than Righties

4th Annual Bexar County Rodeo Breakfast Free Event & Coyote- 2-1

Rodeo Breakfast with performance by the Spurs Coyote & Raulito Destiny Y Rigo Navaira from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. 3505 Pleasanton Rd. 

Commissioner 1, Chico Rodriguez, Commissioner 2, Justin Rodriguez  Judge Nelson Wolff, Commissioner 3 Kevin Wolff, Commissioner 4 Tommy Calvert

Saturday, January 25, 2020

A Reception in Support of Hon. Royce West for U.S. Senate, 1-27

6:45 p.m.-8:45 p.m. @ the  home of Tony & Mary Gradney, 821 N. Pine Street, San Antonio, Host, Sponsors, Patron, Friend, Fan

Friday, January 24, 2020

104 famous/well known people on Walker Report, photos by ME!

Cecile Richards, former Planned Parenthood CEO & daughter of former Texas Governor Ann Richards, actress ( Law & Order ) Stephanie March, St. Senator Royce West & Texas Senatorial candidate for Senator John Cornyn's seat, Former Trump spokesman Sean Spicer with me, Basketbal Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson with Gladys Sammiego, Spurs great George Gervin, Presidental candidate Mike  Bloomberg, "Judge Judy" performer Flaco Jimenez, Congressmen Joe Baca & Bob Filner, Mother of talk show host Ellen Degeneres, Betty Degeneres, Congressman Steny Hoyer, Congressman Elija Cummings,  Actress Eva Longoria, Tony Parker, Basketball Hall of Fame Magic Johnson, Arthuro Rodriguez son-in-law to Cesear E. Chavez, Chelsea Clinton, Anchorman Lou Dobbs with Mari Sandoval, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi' and daughter Cristine, and Eva Schloss, a Holocaust survivor and step sister to Anne Frank, Chris Duel with Dallas Cowboy Drew Pearson, Florida Congressman Debbie Wasserman. Shultz Former President Barack Obama, Activist Dolores Huerta, longtime companion of Cesar E. Chavez, & brother Paul Chavez, Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, CNN Reporter Jim Acosta, 97 year old San Antonio Mayor Lila Cockrell, (passed away 8-29, 2019) Martin Luther King 3rd, Dr. Terrence Roberts, one of the "Little Rock Nine" students who integrated the Little Rock Arkansas Public Schools in the 50s, Presidential candidate Alan Keyes, NBA Hall of Famer Tim Duncan, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Deceased Senator John McCain & former First Lady Hilliary Clinton at the Center for the Intrepid near SAMC, actress Bernadette Stanis who played Thelma on "Good Times," former President Bill Clinton campaigning for his wife, former VP Joe Biden & presidential now candidate, speaking some years ago, speaking to Vets, Senators John Cornyn, Charlie Crist, Lindsay Graham, retired Senator Harry Reid, with Me, retired Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Correspondent Scott Pelley, Senators Ted Cruz, Robert Menendez, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in the Senate, Ken Salazar, former Governor Mike Huckabee, Mike Reagan, son of President Ronald Reagan, former Congressman Alan West & me, former Mexico President Vicente Fox, Civil Rights Activest Jaime Martinez, Governor Greg Abbott, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick with Alamo City Republican Women President Freida Wright, actor Ricardo Chavarria, San Juan Puerto Rico Mayor Carmen Thulin Cruz with me, Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, singer Kinky Freidman, singer John Melancamp, actor Jesse Borrego & actor Esai Morales, actor Brandon Olmos son of actor Edward James Olmos, actress Ericka Gonzaba, actress Michelle Phiffier, American Idol finalist Haley Scarnado, singer Chubby Checker, singers Vikki Carr, Dr. Patsy Torres, Placido Domingo, Linda Ronstadt, Sonny Ozuna, "Little" Joe Hernandez, actors Chuck Norris, & Mario Lopez, TV reporters John Quinones, Jim Avila, Basketball Hall of Famers, Clyde "the Slide Wesler, Bill Russell, actor Eric Estrada with Justice Rebecca Martinez, "Dr. J" Julius Irving, Robert Horry, Mike Gale, & Shawn Elliot, "Joe the Plumber" Sean Spicer, former Whitehouse Press Secretary,former Houston Mayor Bill White, Cesar Chavez grandson, Andres, Ed Rollins, former RNC spokesman Michael Steele, presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders, former Mayor & HUD Secretary Julian Castro & former Congressman Beto O'Rourke with Walker Report Editor & former Judge Steve Walker, former Senator John Edwards, former Senator John Kerry, Senator Ted Kennedy, son Ted, Caroline Kennedy,  Joe Kennedy, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Jim Hightower,  Former Texas Governor Rick Perry, commedian Rosie O'Donnell