May 30, 2016

TX Progressives Memorial Day blogging roundup

The Texas Progressive Alliance remembers the men and women who died while serving in our nation's armed forces as it brings you this week's roundup — along with a friendly photo reminder of what war started Memorial Day and ultimately why, and accompanying late blog thoughts.


Off the Kuff rounds up coverage of Ken Paxton's latest anti-transgender lawsuit and publicity stunt.

Libby Shaw at Daily Kos remembers Ken Starr and his role as the Republican's Grand Inquisitor during Bill Clinton's Presidency. The Grand Inquisitor for Bill Clinton's sinning is mired in a sexual abuse scandal.

SocraticGadfly, looking ahead to the general election, and his mentions already of "Plan B" and Green Party voting, takes note of what he calls anti-third party electoral bigotry.

John Coby at Bay Area Houston notes the Texas electricity website is a mess.

Lewisville Texan Journal talks about flooding and fishing problems at Lake Lewisville.

Some incredible pictures of the sky were included with flood photos from Houston's most recent monsoon at PDiddie's Brains and Eggs.



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

Lone Star Ma focuses on the eleventh of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): "Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable."

The Lunch Tray explains the logic of serving federally-compliant donuts at school.

The TSTA Blog traces the origin of the STAAR test.

Paradise in Hell contemplates Ken Paxton's potty issues.

Prairie Weather examines the Clinton's "nunya" mindset.

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