July 19, 2016

TX Progressives talk conventions

The Texas Progressive Alliance urges the people of Cleveland to stay strong as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff notes that even white people don't much like Donald Trump.

SocraticGadfly, using a simple tool on an NPR webpage, shows that Hillary Clinton doesn't need Green votes, unless to riff on band Rush, she's today's Tom Dewey.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme does not celebrate Texas' miserable child well being ranking.  Republicans don't like children.

A prediction PDiddie at Brains and Eggs made about the outcome of the SD-13 special election to replace Rodney Ellis was dead on.

Neil at All People Have Value spoke to a longtime friend on the phone over the past week. Neil says longtime relationships add a great deal of meaning to life. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.

Egberto Willies notes we can support both police officers and Black Lives Matter.

Lewisville Texan Journal decries the Corps of Engineers not issuing an environmental impact statement on Lake Lewisville dam changes.

Texas Sharon talks about the federal woes of "frack master" Chris Breitling.


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

Jay Blazek Crossley notes that in 2016, transportation decision-making bodies in the state of Texas continue to be overwhelmingly dominated by older white men.

Paul Woodruff ponders the ethical implications of using a robot to kill the Dallas sniper.

Juanita wades into the DOnald Trump-RBG war of words.

Kyle Shelton delves into the history of taking protest to the streets.

Kiko Martinez looks at Elena of Avalor, the first Latina princess from the Disney machine.

Amanda Woog dissects that Harvard study purporting to show racial bias does not exist in police shootings.

Lone Star Ma recommends a few books for people who would like to be less ignorant on racial matters.

Doyen Oyeniyi reminds Dan Patrick that his words matter, too.

Somervell County Salon notes that vaccination exemptions in Glen Rose ISD are on the rise.

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