SocraticGadfly: TX Progressives talk climate change, fracking, Bernie Sanders

December 28, 2015

TX Progressives talk climate change, fracking, Bernie Sanders

The Texas Progressive Alliance thinks of Dallas tornado victims, while offering its readers to take a cup of kindness yet as it brings you this last roundup of 2015.

Off the Kuff had some thoughts on the primary in CD29 between Rep. Gene Green and Adrian Garcia.

Libby Shaw contributing to The Texas Blues: Living in a place run by GOP jerks, saboteurs and spiteful bigots.

People are starting to get the fact that the only practical alternative for progressives -- once Bernie Sanders is eliminated from contention for the Democratic nomination -- is a vote for the Green Party's Jill Stein, writes PDiddie at Brains and Eggs.

SocraticGadfly notes that if the Paris climate change deal has any hope of being real, and not just warm-fuzzies aspirational, we need negative carbon emissions ó and now.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme notes Greg Abbott goes for a two-fer in hate. No health care for you. What a guy.

Neil at All People Have Value took a nice picture in Galveston. APHV is part of

Egoberto Willies calls out alleged pro-lifers for opposing Medicaid expansion.

Dos Centavos calls bullshit on people saying "Happy Holidays" is part of a "War on Christmas," remembering when it was common.

Nonsequituse wants the Chron to apologize to Houston's Mayor Parker and her wife.

Texas Sharon talks about fracking as a job not worthy of talking about at home.


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

Progress Texas names their Top Ten Worst Texans of 2015, though how they stopped at only ten remains a mystery.

Lone Star Ma focuses on the fourth of the United Nations' new Sustainable Development Goals, an inclusive and quality education for all.

Rick Campbell tells the story of Texas City blues singer Charles Brown, and his original recording of "Please Come Home For Christmas", later made famous by The Eagles and Don Henley.

BOR points to the real culprits in the case of cancer patients losing insurance.

John Jacob and Jen Powis advocate for Texas's endangered wetlands.

Prairie Weather wonders if Trump's supporters will turn out to caucus in Iowa.

Somervell County Salon thanks HEB for banning open carry in its stores.

Grits for Breakfast looks at top criminal justice stories of the year.

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