October 25, 2016

TX Progressives discuss the start of the election

The Texas Progressive Alliance celebrates the start of early voting as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff analyzes the state of the polls in Texas.

Libby Shaw at Daily Kos encourages all Democrats to show up at the voting polls. Texas Democrats have a fighting chance this year.  We can right a boatload of Republican wrongs. Nasty Ladies of Texas Unite! Houston is not impressed by Trump.

Socratic Gadfly, given ongoing recent problems in his area, says it's time to nationalize the Internet.

Can Hillary Clinton actually carry Texas in the Electoral College?  PDiddie at Brains and Eggs notes that blue teamers are desperately trying to squeeze out the 1 or 2% the Green Party is polling in order to do so.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme notes Sean Hannity's pick for speaker Louis Gohmert isn't the worst Texas Republican this week.  Brian Babin is.

Neil at All People Have Value admired the urban amber waves of Houston.  APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.


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

Cody Pogue notes that a bad president is better than a revolution.

Daniel Williams and Leah Binkovita explain the options in the HISD recapture referendum.

Keep Austin Wonky does a deep dive on the ìGo Bigî mobility bond.

The Lunch Tray wants to know why it's hard to find out information about sugar in school food.

BOR is crowdsourcing Texas Republican elected officials' support of Donald Trump.

Kyrie O'Connor and Eileen Smith are #NastyWomen.

The Texas Election Law Blog rounds up some good reads on voter registration and the resistance to it.

Transgriot reminds us that it is not incumbent upon the people who are being oppressed to forgive their oppressors.

Zachary Taylor wonders if Hillary and Donald aren't jointly conspiring in some way.

The Rag Blog's David Hamilton endorses Jill Stein.

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