June 14, 2016

TX progressives mourn with Orlando and call out stupidity

The Texas Progressive Alliance mourns with the people of Orlando as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff wants everyone to remember that Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick stand with Donald Trump, now and always.

Socratic Gadfly takes a week off from looking at politics to note his general support for science writer John Horgan and his critique of the current skepticism movement.

Ohio is going to be a battleground state for both the White House and the Senate, writes PDiddie at Brains and Eggs.

Neil at All People Have Value walked the streets of Houston with his sign regarding the value of long-term relationships in our often short-term society. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.


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

Robert Rivard urges investment in mass transit in San Antonio.

Kriston Capps observes that if Texas had spent as much on flood mitigation in recent years as it has spent on toll roads, we'd have far fewer floods.

Better Texas Blog notes how incredibly difficult it is to qualify for Medicaid in Texas.

BOR cheers the nomination of a Democratic Presidential candidate who supports repealing the odious Hyde amendment.

Nancy Sims pauses to review history and the centuries-long fight for women's rights.

The Makeshift Academic examines whether transitional insurance plans are driving losses on state exchanges.

Finally, we revisit In the Pink Texas on the day in 2008 when candidate Hillary Cliton dropped out of that year's Presidential race. She's come a long way.

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