July 26, 2016

TX Progressives look at RNC, DNC

The Texas Progressive Alliance salutes MLB Hall of Fame inductees Junior Griffey and Mike Piazza, and also salutes The Wizard, Ozzie Smith, on being named to the HOF's board, as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff looks at the effect of the voter ID ruling, for this election and going forward.

Ted Cruz squandered another opportunity to repair his frayed relations with the GOP, as PDiddie at Brains and Eggs saw it.  How many more chances do you think he'll get?

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme was appalled at the GOP hatefest of a convention. Chanting violence and fomenting hatred of others encourages recent bad actors in death. Looking forward to a sunny week at the Democratic Convention.

SocraticGadfly takes a look at the DNCLeaks, specifically the comment about Sanders' religious beliefs, and then wonders if this was related to a question for Sanders at a March town hall.

Neil Aquino continues his sidewalk blogging campaign.

TXSharon writes an advance on a Railroad Commission sunset review town hall.



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

Cort McMurray worries thay by having a catchy name, "Texit" is more likely to become a thing.

TFN shows us who's behind that controversial Mexican-American Studies textbook.

Chuck Smith reminds Dan Patrick that his words matter, too.

Better Texas Blog notes that pre-K needs to be a part of the school finance debate.

The Texas Election Law Blog calls the Fifth Circuit ruling on voter ID a "pyrrhic victory".

Space City Weather explains what sea breezes are and how they work.

Somervell County Salon also questions issues behind the DNCLeaks.

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