Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Texas Progressive Bloggers Roundup
The Texas Progressive Alliance has not been wiretapped by the UK as it brings you this week's roundup.
Off the Kuff covers the big redistricting decision and what it all means going forward.
SocraticGadfly takes Rachel Maddow's big fluffery over Trump's tax returns (and Maddow herself) to the cleaners.
John Coby at Bay Area Houston publishes Texas Lt Gov Dan Patricks response to the Texas masturbation bill. "I will beat this bill off with both hands!"
A whiff of the Eighties -- specifically Geraldo Rivera and Al Capone's vault -- accompanied Rachel Maddow's big reveal and subsequent letdown of Trump's tax returns last Tuesday evening, at least according to PDiddie at Brains and Eggs.
Neil at All People Have Value said that Trump budget was a pornography of self-mutilation and cruelty for Trump supporters. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.
Easter Lemming reminds people that Pasadena, Texas has a chance to put voter discrimination behind them in this mayoral election. He is busy working for Pat Van Houte's campaign.
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme marks another week of Republican hate cloaked in religion harming women, children and the poor.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
Nipuni Gomes deconstructs Dinesh D'Souza.
Dan Wallach has some practical advice for buying “Internet of Things” devices.
The Lunch Tray implores a school food visionary to come to Houston.
The TSTA blog reminds us that vouchers offer neither reform nor choice to schools.
Beyond Bones identifies seven native Texas bugs that you don't want to touch.
Shari Biediger found it to be not too hard to cope with SxSW in Austin without Uber or Lyft.