February 06, 2017

TX Progressives offer dose of anti-Trump sanity

The Texas Progressive Alliance wonders if invading Australia will be next on Trump's to do list as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff interviewed Jose Garza, counsel for the Mexican American Legislative Caucus (MALC), about the ongoing voter ID litigation.

Libby Shaw at Daily Kos reports on her street activism in Houston. Together We Are a Formidable Force. #Resistance #Indivisible #DailyAction.

Socratic Gadfly takes note of two pieces of transgender news this week and connects some snarky dots to the bathroom bill sponsored by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and state Sen. Lois Kolkhorst.

With Trump's Nixon impersonation just a week old, and more cabinet nominee confirmation votes coming this week, PDiddie at Brains and Eggs hopes the Democrats have a Patriot-like comeback performance in them.

Mindful of the key role in the Trump White House played by white supremacist Steve Bannon, Neil at All People Have Value visited the Houston Holocaust Museum. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.


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

Elise Hu shares the story of her father and his journey to the United States as a refugee.

Grits for Breakfast calls on the Lege to raise the age for adult crimes from 17 to 18.

Jay Blazek Crossley criticizes the Houston-Galveston Area Council for lack of diversity on its Transportation Policy Council.

The TSTA Blog bemoans Dan Patrick's dishonesty on vouchers.

Paradise in Hell delivers the National Prayer Breakfast speech Donald Trump meant to give.

Scott Braddock reports that Dan Patrick and Steven Hotze are still besties.

R.G. Ratcliffe at the Burka Blog has a Friday roundup of Texas happenings.

Ted Cruz and Greg Abbott are both backing Congressional term limits.

C.D. Hooks at the Observer calls for a Tea Party of the left, but David Bruce Collins of the Texas Greens says we need more than that.

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