September 05, 2016

TX Progressives' Labor Day blog roundup

The Texas Progressive Alliance will not be appearing on "Dancing With The Stars" this fall, though it will be bringing you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff looks at the state's voter ID outreach efforts, which began last week.

Libby Shaw at Daily Kos is hardly surprised to learn about the veil of secrecy that shrouds the $2.5 Million Texas Voter ID Education Effort. Texas GOP Squashes Transparency on $2.5 Million Voter ID Education Effort.

Socratic Gadfly hears about a new idea in the newspaper biz, charging people to have candidate endorsement letters to the editor published, and rips it to shreds.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme woke up after Donald Trump's white nationalist speech very angry at the Republican party.  Remember the ugly, angry GOP debate audiences in 2012?  These were the special GOP people invited to attend. Think about the GOP blocking a Supreme Court nominee, threatening the full faith and credit of the US and so very much more.

It's Labor Day, and according to (faulty) conventional wisdom, we can all begin to pay attention to the coming election, writes PDiddie at Brains and Eggs.

Neil at All People Have Value says his friend Libby gets enthused by ideas. APHV is part of


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

Megan Woolard Arredondo explores the challenge of climate change for San Antonio.

Grits for Breakfast reviews a new body camera study.

Eileen Smith calls on her fellow Texans to keep Rick Perry on "Dancing With The Stars" for as long as possible.

Space City Weather explains how hurricanes work.

Allen Clifton was appalled by the sexism directed at Huma Abedin.

Swamplot maps where Houston's pot smokers live.

Cherise Rohr-Allegrini critiques the anti-vaccinations film Vaxxed.

John Wright reports on El Paso's challenge to the anti-trans rhetoric of the GOP.

Steve Snyder goes into the weeds of the voter ID litigation agreement.

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