January 09, 2018

TX Progressives have first #txlege primary prognostications

The Texas Progressive Alliance knows where the really big buttons are as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff gave his initial impressions of the primary ballot.

With so many candidates on the Primary Ballot, It’s easy to understand how some Texas Democrats might still be in a state of shock.  But in the face of a VERY good problem, TLCQ 2018 is up and ready to go, so please check it out and look for responses to come in soon.

Neil at All People Have Value noted that Trump was making a case for street protests against corrupt government in his tweets about demonstrations in Iran. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.

Dos Centavos wonders if Trump can get some Latin@ votes in his corner by doing anything for Dreamers, especially with Beto O'Rourke's visit to Northeast Texas over Democrat inaction so far.

Lewisville Texan Journal profiles civil rights activist and Vietnam Vet Willie Hudspeth in his run for Denton County judge.

David Bruce Collins ponders quality vs quantity in this year’s Democratic Congressional race filings.


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

G. Elliott Morris gives five numbers that frame where the 2018 Congressional elections stand.

Mike Snyder wants to consider the question of how Houston should grow post-Harvey.

The TSTA Blog urges teachers to be the voting bloc some legislators fear they can be.

The Texas Living Waters Project talks to Dr. Andrew Sansom about his freshwater environmental activism.

Lone Star Ma shared her New Year's resolutions.

Jordan Maney wants to make San Antonio a more welcoming place for young black artists and innovators.

The Current notes that Trump’s 2016 campaign digital media officer has an invite from Dianne Feinstein to talk to the Senate Intell Comm over alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

The Texas Trib describes how the rent-to-own industry can bring you up on criminal charges.

BurkaBlog got some Texas mayors to talk about acting ICE director Thomas Homan’s lock ‘em up threat over sanctuary cities. 

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