March 20, 2018

TX Progressives roundup supports equality vs bigotry

The Texas Progressive Alliance takes note of the growing number of bombings in Austin, all apparently targeting politically active minorities, as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff examines the relationship between primary turnout and victory in November.

SocraticGadfly offers up a game of post-primary Texas mainstream media bingo.

As always, Neil at All People Have Value attended the weekly John Cornyn Houston Office Protest.

Brains and Eggs discussed both Harris County primary results and projections and reminded broad-minded people of Texas Greens' ballot access drive.

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

Stephen Young at the Dallas Observer said a couple of Texas Senate races could be key to how much or how little power Dan Patrick has in a year.

R.G. Ratcliffe at Texas Monthly discusses the ramifications of the state winning most of the talking points on appeal of SB4, the sanctuary cities bill.
Shari Biediger tells how the San Antonio River came to be green for Saint Patrick's Day.

Bonddad reminds national Dems to “curb their enthusiasm” over the primaries.
Space City Weather says it's still a bit early for a hurricane outlook.

Greg Jefferson reviews some of the many victories won by women in the primaries.

Leah Binkovitz points to a new study out of Houston that suggests that the benefits of homeownership are also ensnared in a discriminatory appraisal process that perpetuates racial inequality.

G. Elliott Morris interprets the PA-18 special election data, and finds no good news for the GOP.

Raise Your Hand Texas reports from the recent public school finance commission hearing.

Grits for Breakfast discusses TDCJ bias in its Youthful Offender Program.

David Bruce Collins talks about the “other” IT — inverted totalitarianism. Read Sheldon Wolin for more.

Lewisville Texan Journal says the city council there is expected to support the Texas bullet train.

Texas Freedom Network discusses ongoing gay marriage inequality issues.

Texas Standard notes iHeart Media is officially bankrupt. (Financially; morally, probably long ago.) See Brains' roundup for more links.

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