June 20, 2017

Texas Progressives extend belated #Juneteenth wishes

The Texas Progressive Alliance has a full load of scurrilous innuendo for you in this week's roundup, while hoping you celebrated Juneteenth if you were in a place that had an event. If you’re not a Texan, here’s what you’re missing.

Off the Kuff looks at the latest approval ratings in Texas for Donald Trump.

SocraticGadfly takes a much more extensive look at basic income, finding it one tool — one nice tool, yes — but just one tool in a full arsenal of what working Americans need.

Maybe he's just a little crazy from the heat and a slowly-forming tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico, but PDiddie at Brains and Eggs arrived at the conclusion that voting might not be making enough of a difference in our country's future direction.

Neil at All People Have Value asked for citizens to consider in advance their response if Trump fires Special Counsel Robert Mueller. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.

Jobsanger talks about income inequality.

Lewisville Texan Journal notes that that city’s state reps recently held a town hall — but only answering pre-submitted questions.

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

Grits for Breakfast applauds Samantha Bee's takedown of junk forensic science.

Sen. Kirk Watson invites Greg Abbott to take a deep whiff of Austin.

Paradise in Hell finds the transcript to that Trump Cabinet meeting.

Kyle Shelton and Yujie Hu identify what makes some intersections dangerous.

Lone Star Ma suggests an old school tactic for pressuring lawmakers on Trumpcare.

R.G. Ratcliffe tackles Greg Abbott’s war on local government.

Somervell County Salon has Sid Miller in its sights.

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