January 31, 2018

Texas Progressives discuss pre-primary #txpolitics

The Texas Progressive Alliance bets you failed to be as bored by the State of the Union address AND the official minority response as it was brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff shakes his head at the lawsuit filed by Republicans in Dallas County to knock 128 Democratic candidates off the primary ballot.

SocraticGadfly takes a look at recent issues surrounding Chelsea Manning and suggests she might be a celebrity candidate, social media and cyberworld division.

Brains and Eggs offered up Part 4 in his Resistance vs Revolution series.

Neil at All People Have Value wondered how it came to be a big giant gun out in the open is fine, but sticks on a banner need to be addressed by law enforcement. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.

Dos Centavos notes that Dreamers as well as the Wall are in the middle of a big tussle.

Lewisville Texan Journal notes that a self-identified former conservative Republican has become some sort of progressive Democrat to run for a state House seat.

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

At the Dallas Observer,  
Tory Gattis finds nothing to panic about in Amazon's rejection of Houston for its HQ2.


Offcite writes on the intersection of immigration and food.

SAISD Superintendent Pedro Martinez demands immediate action on DACA.

The TSTA Blog calls out Greg Abbott's lousy job on dealing with the special education limits.

Grits for Breakfast fact checks claims about the incarceration rates of 17-year-olds.

Texas Vox discusses climate change and the upcoming primary.

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Pro Publica looks at alleged kickbacks for building a Texas section of Trump’s fucken wall.

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