October 18, 2016

TX Progressives talk prez race

The Texas Progressive Alliance doesn't even know where to begin with the latest allegations in the Presidential race as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff published two interviews designed to help Houston voters make up their minds on the recapture referendum.

Libby Shaw at Daily Kos is delighted to learn that Trumpís scandals could impact down ballot candidates, even in Texas. Texas GOP is Frightened By Trumpís Scandals. Dems could sweep Harris County

Socratic Gadfly looks at Ruth Bader Ginsberg's recent disrespect for the spirit of the First Amendment, including noting how this refutes "oh the SCOTUS" claims of two-party-only voters.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme is not surprised that Texas lawmakers want to take more anonymous goodies from donors. They love the rich.

Some pictures and video of Jill Stein's Texas tour this past weekend were posted by PDiddie at Brains and Eggs.

Neil at All People Have Value took his public art sign carrying effort to Atlanta, Georgia. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.


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

Joe Lansdale explains why his East Texas neighbors are voting for Trump.

Michael Barajas laments another ridiculous aspect of our state's antiquated beer laws.

Lisa Gray collects local stories of sexual assault in the wake of "grab her by the pussy" and "it was just locker room talk".

Shari Biediger eulogizes longtime San Antonio Democratic activist Choco Meza.

Lone Star Ma encourages Rep. Blake Farenthold's constituents to give him some feedback on his defense of rape culture.

The Texas Election Law Blog reports on the recent hearing on voter ID and the Republicans' refusal to give up on the "election fraud" myth.

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