February 22, 2016

TX Progressives discuss Hillary vs Bernie, climate change, more

The Texas Progressive Alliance reminds you that early voting for the 2016 primaries continues through Friday as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff looks at how cases involving Texas may be affected by the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

Libby Shaw contributing to Daily Kos urges Bernie and Hillary supporters to kiss and make up. Donít be Swindled by a Ham Head.

Not understanding the vitriol of the Clinton campaign's supporters toward their primary challenger, PDiddie at Brains and Eggs provided the polling numbers for the ten states voting on March 1 in hopes that Clintonoids might be able to calm down a little.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme says buckle up for a gay-bashing, theocracy pushing Texas legislature session.

As Apple debates whether to give in to the FBI and supply programming code to unlock an iPhone, Socratic Gadfly moves past the company's civil liberties PR claims to take a skeptical look at its past and its hypocrisy.

Neil at All People Have Value took a good picture of colorful things in Newport, Kentucky. Everyday life has a lot of value. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.

Texas Sharon says the choice of one more fracking-fueled natural gas power plant, or not, is not a hard one to make.

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

David Ortez contends that Antonin Scalia would support President Obama nominating a new Supreme Court justice in his last year in office.

Kathy Mitchell calls for transparent policies regarding police body cameras.

Progress Texas gives three reasons why the Railroad Commissioner race matters.

Primo gives a high-level overview of the Democratic Presidential primary in Texas.

Harold Cook sees no winning scenario for Republicans in the SCOTUS vacancy.

Mark Reynolds advocates for finally putting a price on carbon.

Paradise in Hell is unimpressed with UT's campus carry compromise.

TrailBlazers notes that Marco Rubio is picking up Texas endorsements.

Juanita Jean's talks about the Texas Democratic presidential primary; Prairie Weather calls superdelegates a dirty trick and Somervell County Salon decries Clinton and Clinton camp behavior at the Nevada caucus.

The Citizens Climate Lobby is calling for something long supported by this blog — carbon tax and tariff.


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