Monday, October 07, 2019

TPA October 7, 2019


The Texas Progressive Alliance wonders how many administration officials can fit under a bus as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff looks at the recent PPP poll of competitive Congressional districts in Texas.

SocraticGadfly looks at his state rep, Drew Springer, see that he's NEVER faced a general election and says that if Democrats are serious about turning Texas blue, they need to challenge even candidates like him.

Noah M. Horwitz endorses Elizabeth Warren for President.

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And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.

Christof Spieler runs through an autonomous vehicle thought exercise.

Therese Odell goes to town on Day One of Impeachment Inquiry TV.

Before the verdict in the Amber Guyger murder trial came in, Dan Solomon analyzed the problem with the "Castle Doctrine".

And after the verdict, Grits offered his thoughts on the trial and the case as a whole.

G. Elliott Morris describes Texas now as "magenta" rather than "purple", but says it is on the way there.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

"Moscow Mitch" not working for the American people



House Democrats have passed 230+ bills for the people. "Moscow Mitch" doesn't care about the American people or democracy and refuses to even bring them up for a vote. #ForThePeople


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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

July 22 2019 TPA


The Texas Progressive Alliance stands with Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Presley, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib and against Donald Trump's appalling and unacceptable racism as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff looks at the young candidates for City Council in Houston, where the municipal electorate tends to be pretty old.

SocraticGadfly shows and describes why Texas arts aficionados who have any chance to see the late-life Monet exhibit at the Kimball need to go.

Dos Centavos scoffs at the weak Republican response to Trump's latest racist diatribe.

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And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.

Better Texas Blog urges a vote against HJR38, the double secret illegal anti-income tax constitutional amendment.

Juanita applauds former CCA Justice Elsa Alcala's departure from the Republican Party.

Streetsblog cheers Houston's elimination of minimum parking requirements in two near-downtown neighborhoods.

Indivisible Houston commits to flipping Texas in 2020.

The Lunch Tray wants a real federal response to lunch shaming.

Elise Hu provides your Trader Joe's shopping list.

Monday, January 14, 2019

TPA Roundup 1/14/2018

The Texas Progressive Alliance stands with federal workers and contractors and their families as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff congratulates Dan Patrick for his success in claiming victory on the bathroom bill.

SocraticGadfly saw the number of "names" already making 2020 presidential announcements, along with the speculation about many others, and offered his initial oddsmaking take on Democratic candidates along with other assessment.

Stace at Dos Centavos is back! Last week, he provided more context to the recent prison release of La Raza Unida Party's Ramsey Muñiz than the MSM.

It's been a fun time, but Texas Leftist has decided to finally close up shop in the blog format. But if you've enjoyed the great content over these years, please give my brand new venture a listen. Welcome to the Ingressive Voices Podcast!! Hope to see you (hear you??) there!!


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And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.

State Rep. Erin Zwiener asks us to take sexual misconduct seriously.

Dan Solomon notes that the town of Marfa is now famous enough to be mocked by The Simpsons.

Grits for Breakfast gives the Lege a to do list for criminal justice reform.

The Lunch Tray calls for action to oppose the weakening of school lunch nutrition standards.

Paradise in Hell remains our foremost interpreter of Individual One.

Swamplot finds a visual compendium of where Houston's neighborhood names came from.