Texas Progressive Alliance Weekly Round Up

Posted on 08/02/2010. Filed under: texas politics, texas progressive alliance |

The Texas Progressive Alliance sends its congratulations to Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky on the occasion of their wedding as it brings you this week’s blog roundup.

This week on Left of College Station, Teddy reports on a Texas size failure that finds that children in Texas are among the nation’s most disadvantaged. Also this week on Left of College Station, why justice is not color blind and the week in headlines.

Off the Kuff kicked off his 2010 candidate interview series by talking to three Democratic SBOE hopefuls: Michael Soto, Rebecca Bell-Metereau, and Judy Jennings.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme wonders why the Catholic church is so preoccupied teh gay when people are going hungry and war is all around.

WhosPlayin was out on business all week, but had to update his post on the history and status of gas drilling in Lewisville, since more permits continued to be filed in light of the failed moratorium.

It’s rare that anyone on the pages of McBlogger has something nice to say about Sen. Lieberman. So, you should take special noteand check it out when it does happen.

Contrary to everything else you’ve been hearing, there are at least ten signs that the Republicans will get blown out in the midterm elections. And they’re now playing at PDiddie’s Brains and Eggs.

Liberaltexan , over at TexasKaos brings us up to date on the plight of Texas children under the Repug administration of Dear Leader Perry , and it ain’t pretty. Check it out here: Texas Size Failure: Children in Texas Among the Nation’s Most Disadvantaged.

Despite the recent court ruling against some aspects of the Arizona immigration law, Texans can expect that harsh immigration measures will be proposed when the Texas legislature meets again in 2011. Neil at Texas Liberal asks if liberal and progressive forces in Texas will mobilize in advance of this attack.

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