May 16, 2016

Texas Progressives bloggers discuss schools and bathrooms

The Texas Progressive Alliance would like for everyone to be able to pee in peace as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff is encouraged by a surge in voter registration from people who can't wait to vote against Donald Trump.

Libby Shaw at a Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick roast at Daily Kos received a fair share of  push back when she suggested GOP primary voters defaulted to Trump because most get it that theyíve been conned by the GOP establishment. They lost because they serve billionaires. Voters finally figured it out.

SocraticGadfly looks at the Texas Supreme Court's school finance ruling and says Texas GOP voters have reaped what they have sown.

The difference between murder and manslaughter is "I didn't mean to", observes PDiddie at Brains and Eggs.

Neil at All People Have Value sees a lot of value in everyday life. You should as well. APHV is part of

Dos Centavos expresses outrage about the latest round of the Obama Administration's immigration raids. (They seem to be the domestic version of his endless war.)

Texas Sharon says that a new report finds fracking distance setback requirements in Texas are inadequate.

Egoberto Willies reports how Newt Gingrich is whoring to be Trump's Veep.

Texas Vox says that if you're worried about another West-type explosion, write the EPA, not state officials.


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

Grits for Breakfast wonders what an Austin cop has to do to get charged with official oppression.

Lone Star Ma highlights the 10th of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):  "Reduce inequality within and among countries."

Space City Weather salutes the Addicks and Barker reservoirs for their stalwart flood mitigation.

The Great God Pan Is Dead updates us on the Rokudenashiko case.

Phyllis Randolph Frye explains what the law really says about bathrooms.

John  Nova Lomax questions Houston ISD's school renamings.

BOR frets that the combination of Zika virus and anti-abortion laws could have a large and negative effect on public health in Texas.

Chris Hooks looks at the untrusTED Cruz.

Cody Pogue would like us all to get over our bathroom issues already.

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