Monday, July 09, 2007

Texas Roundup 1

It's 4:15, do you know where your blogger was?

McBlogger sees "little Patty Rose" at one of his favorite Austin bars.

Taking Texas Back

Texas Kaos continues its podcast series, hosted by Refinish69.

This week features an interview with Mike Engelhart, who is running for 151st District Court Judge in Harris County.

Going Public

Capitol Annex takes a look at the implications the Initial Public Offering (IPO) of equity firm Kolberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), which is presently negotiating to purchase utility giant TXU.

Do you want Blackwater types patrolling our border?

STXC tells the story of DynCorp International, a Virginia-based military security firm, stating it could train and deploy 1,000 private agents to the U.S.-Mexico border within 13 months, offering a quick surge of law enforcement officers to a region struggling to clamp down on illegal immigration.

Don't Forget that Senate Race

Burnt Orange Report reminds us that Cornyn is awful and either Watts or Noriega are an improvement to Junior Cornyn.

Half Empty explores the idea of another draft movement.

Why not draft Mikal Watts For Chief Justice of Texas 3rd Court of Appeals?

Where's the money?

Remember all that money that was allocated by the Lege for border security? Border sheriffs want to know why their buddy Rick Perry isn't giving more of it to them. Off the Kuff takes a look.

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