August 23, 2016

TX Progressives look at state, national races getting more blue

The Texas Progressive Alliance keeps the flame burning as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff looks at which legislative races could get interesting if poll numbers get closer in Texas.

Socratic Gadfly looks at Hillary Clinton naming Ken Salazar as her proposed transition head, and shows his long history of anti-environmental stances go far beyond the fracking that many first noticed.

The US Senate looks ripe to flip from red to blue, says PDiddie at Brains and Eggs.

Texas Republicans war on women has cost hundreds of mothers their lives.  CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme wants you to know that this is no joke and no exaggeration.

Neil Aquino at All People Have Value updates his photos section.

Egberto Willes calls out a Houston Caddy dealer for scamming him, and finds relief at a local auto repair shop.


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

Ken Janda debunks some myths about Obamacare.

Juanita can't even with Rick Perry.

Eileen Smith breaks out the 80s sci-fi analogies for Donald Trump.

Mean Green Cougar Red contemplates the elevated buses of China.

Better Texas Blog explains the recent health insurance marketplace changes in Texas.

The Texas Election Law Blog gives some historical context to the latest voting rights lawsuit victory against the state of Texas.

Grits for Breakfast asks how much could Texas communities save by not arresting people for petty misdemeanors.

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