Archive for July, 2012
The Texas Progressive Alliance is overloading on the Olympics as it brings you this week’s roundup.
Too many Americans have been tricked into believing that the government can no longer help them and their families. Until enough people realize that as a lie, take back the government, and use it to bring economic equality back we will continue in this depression. WCNews at Eye on Williamson says it’s It’s the inequality stupid.
As long as Mitt Romney didn’t bring bacon-wrapped shrimp to the Knesset after leaving London, then last Thursday was the worst day of his European vacation, writes PDiddie at Brains and Eggs.
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme wants you to know that Republicans at Texas A & M are thrilled to give our money to North Carolina while screwing Texas workers.
Neil at Texas Liberal wrote about an interesting and expansive definition of life that he read about in New Scientist magazine.Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )
The Texas Progressive Alliance reminds everyone that this is the only week of early voting for the July 31 primary runoffs as it brings you this week’s roundup.
BossKitty at TruthHugger is sad to see history repeating itself more frequently. More and more people are “loosing” their sanity and getting away with it. Because of the recent mass murders in Colorado, I re-post I Have A Gun and I Have A Grudge – Update.
The Houston Chronicle made an endorsement in the Democratic primary that caused PDiddie at Brains and Eggs to question their integrity. It’s an unsettling account of an editorial board with few apparent scruples and even less journalistic competence.
Neil at Texas Liberal offered a first look at the 2012 Green Party Presidential ticket.Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )
The Texas Progressive Alliance thinks America doesn’t look a day over 235 as it brings you this weeks blog roundup.
BossKitty at TruthHugger sings back to the choir, you know that small loud minority willing to sacrifice everybody else to satisfy their selfish rhetoric. Op Ed: Crazy Weather Really A Liberal Conspiracy?
Now that the Affordable Care Act has cleared the Supreme Court hurdle, when will uninsured Texans begin to get health insurance? WCNews at Eye on Williamson says that it’s up to the Texas GOP, What health care choices will the Texas GOP make?
The NAACP opened their national convention in Houston this week, and with Joe Biden and Mitt Romney on the speaker’s list, it promises to be newsworthy. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs has a media credential and will be filing reports from the scene.
Neil at Texas Liberal blogged about Danny Glover coming to Houston on behalf of Houton janitors looking for a modest raise.Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )
The Texas Progressive Alliance is ready for some fireworks as it brings you this week’s roundup.
While the Supreme Court delivered landmark case decisions earlier and later in the week, the two Texas Democrats battling for the nomination to the US Senate held a debate. They were overshadowed, as it turned out, for good reason. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs paid attention but really wishes he hadn’t.
The Democrats have to, in the minds of voters, turn Democrats back into the party of the people and the GOP back into the party of the rich and powerful. The winning won’t start again until that’s done, and that new governing coalition is built in Texas. WCNews at Eye on Williamson says that “Beer and Democracy” is as good a place to start.
At TexasKaos, lightseeker shines a light on the continuing assault on public education in Texas. Coupled with the nationwide exposure of the anti-criticial thinking plank in the state Republican platform, scary stuff indeed. Take a look: Killing Public Education in Texas with STAAR.
Neil at Texas Liberal posted a list of Fouth of July events in Houston, Galveston, Fort Bend County and College Station. This list information comes with a nifty Fourth of July reading list included for no extra charge.
Justin at Asian American Action Fund Blog cheers the incredible rise of Asian Americans in the Texas Democratic Party while lamenting the failures of the Texas Democratic Party Convention’s Nominations Committee.Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )