May 08, 2017

TX Progressives talk #txlege, profiling and more

The Texas Progressive Alliance thinks lacking human decency should be considered a pre-existing condition as it brings you this week's roundup with a belated happy Cinco de Mayo:

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 Off the Kuff looks at the already crowded field vying to knock off Rep. John Culberson.


 SocraticGadfly snuck into FBI Director James Comey's Senate testimony hearing and found out the 10 real takeaways.

 CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme notes that Texas Republicans are just as greedy and mean spirited as ever.  Insurance industry over consumers and papers please for profiled people.

 On Star Wars Day (May the Fourth) the Empire struck back, observed PDiddie at Brains and Eggs.

 Dos Centavos calls Greg Abbott a coward for how he signed Senate Bill 4.

 John Coby , on Cinco de Mayo, issued a get out and vote call .

 Neil at All People Have Value attended May Day protests in Houston that called for fair wages for all. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.



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

 The Lunch Tray updates us on efforts to stop the practice of "lunch shaming".

 Therese Odell sums up the first glorious 100 days of the Trump misadventure.

 Michael Li has the latest on the redistricting litigation.

 Paradise in Hell tells us who to vote against next year.

 Grits for Breakfast flags a bad bill regarding police misconduct.

 Georgia Pearle tries to make sense of the Republican contempt for pre-existing conditions.

 Lone Star Ma calls for action after the House passage of Trumpcare.


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