June 27, 2017

TX Progressives await next #TrumpTrain wreck, call out #greenwashing, more

The Texas Progressive Alliance thinks lack of compassion should be treated as a pre-existing condition as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff introduces the Democratic candidates in SD10 who hope to recapture Wendy Davis' former seat.

In the wake of a fourth consecutive loss for Democrats in Congressional special elections this year, PDiddie at Brains and Eggs assembled some of the pundits who performed Wednesday morning quarterbacking.

SocraticGadfly tells environmentalists to stop buying eXXXon's PR crap about supporting a carbon tax.

Neil at All People Have Value appreciates all people working to oppose the Bannon/Trump agenda. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.

Jobsanger tells Democrats  to stop blaming Nancy Pelosi for their problems, while defending party leaders against alleged extreme leftists.

Lewisville Texan Journal has a great piece about an art contest winner whose winning entries memorialize mass shooting victims.

Harold Cook has a great piece for Legiscritters  who are on Texas Monthly’s 10 Best and 10 Worst lists. (Editor’s note: The list itself is kind of craptacular, with its confusion of “Most Efficient” with “Best” on Schaefer, among other things. And I can personally tell you Chris Paddie ain’t all that.

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

Robert Rivard assesses outgoing San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor.

Michael Li explains the sleeper Texas partisan redistricting claim, though it won't be heard by the appeals court at this time.

Better Texas Blog reminds us that the Senate will not make the Trumpcare bill any less mean.

Texas Vox reports on the effort to make Austin carbon-free by 2030.

Glissette Santana wraps up a week of taking transit around Houston for the first time.

Beyond Bones weighs in on the "did T. rex have feathers?" debate.

San Antonio Current offers a preview of some of the legal fight likely in court over SB4.

Texas Redistricting awaits a fall Supreme Court ruling on Wisconsin gerrymandering for possible Texas legal effects.

Texas Freedom Network (yes, sometimes “Freedom” is NOT the tip-off you’re about to read RWNJ news takes a scathing look at Steve Hotze’s Conservative Republicans of Texas.

Could a new method to fight possible vote hacking be near the finish line?


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