January 05, 2017

TX Progressives kick off the new year

The Texas Progressive Alliance hopes that fewer of its childhood icons die in the new year as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff pointed to Brazoria County as a potential, and necessary, opportunity for the Democrats going forward.

Socratic Gadfly takes a look at Cozy Bear, Fancy Bear, et al, and while rejecting Trump's flippancy, expresses skepticism toward the mainstream narrative.

Texas Republicans expose themselves by making the lives of women, children, and prisoners as miserable as possible.  CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme sees Donald Trump is not the only white nationalist.

The Brainiacs of 2016, formerly the TPA's Texan of the Year and awarded solely by PDiddie at Brains and Eggs, are The Democrats.

Neil at All People Have Value took a picture of train tracks at a Houston light rail station. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.

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

The Bloggess eulogized Carrie Fisher as an inspiration to people who struggle with mental illness.

Lone Star Ma urges people to email the Chemical Safety Board.

The Great God Pan Is Dead highlighted the art that moved him in 2016.

Swamplot presents its awards for real estate in Houston in 2016.

Grits for Breakfast defines the top criminal justice stories for the year.

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