December 19, 2016

TX Progressives say Brrr and talk politics ....

All while offering a salute to the end of fall and the start of winter:

Here's this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff analyzed Fort Bend election results with an eye on 2018.

Socratic Gadfly looked at the ongoing post-election Wikileaks fallout, and addressed issues about what constitutes both journalism and democratic process, along with side issues about elitism.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme is tired of Texas Republicans harassing and humiliating women and the poor. Fake abortion requirements and drug testing of benefit recipients serve no other purpose than to make Texas white nationalists feel superior.

Neil at All People Have Value said it is a mistake to follow the bright lights while ignoring the abyss beyond. APHV is part of

With Rick Perry and Rex Tillerson tapped to join Trump's cabinet, PDiddie at Brains and Eggs found the two Texans too oily for his taste.

Jobsanger goes after Congressman Sam Johnson for his proposed new bill that would make Social Security less secure.

Houston Press looks at Harris DA-elect Kim Ogg's plans to drain the old Republican swamp.

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

BOR looks at the coming legislative attack on Texas unions.

Adam Tutor suggests giving the gift of non-profit support this holiday season.

Better Texas Blog highlights income inequality in Texas.

The TSTA Blog calls Greg Abbott "clueless" on special education needs.

The Texas Election Law Blog points out a few recent election stories you may have missed.

The Lunch Tray is not optimistic about current healthy school food nutrition standards.

Murray Newman eulogizes longtime Harris County courthouse figure Rick Johnson.

Texas Observer takes a look at Democratic National Chair candidates after the five spoke in Austin.

Somervell County Salon is ready with big plans for 2017.

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