September 11, 2018

TX Progressives talk Kaepernick, cops, conspiracy thinking

The Texas Progressive Alliance observes that honesty is no longer a required attribute for Republican judicial nominees, while wishing both parties asked Supreme Court nominees a broader range of questions, as it brings you this week's roundup.

 Off the Kuff published an interview with Mike Collier, Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor.

 SocraticGadfly observed that Glenn Greenwald is getting close to "Deep State" conspiracy theory talk on the Trump Administration on things like the "anonymous" op-ed.

 G. Elliott Morris discusses the current odds of a House takeover.

David Bruce Collins calls out Nike and its new Colin Kaepernick ad campaign in Das Kaepital.

Pages of Victory wants more news about just how much Harvey sickened Houstonians.

The Dallas Observer reports Dallas cop Amber Guyger has been arrested and charged with manslaughter in shooting Botham Shem Jean. Twitter has some old pics of her with her family, complete with brother making the “white power OK” sign. No telling about her own stance on minority policing, but it doesn’t look good.

Dos Centavos says both R’s and D’s are ignoring the Latin@ vote, as shown by recent polling.

Influence Texas has a smartphone app to track state legiscritters … and the money they get.

Better Texas Blog gives a state budget update.

 Influence Texas and Texans for Public Justice announced the release of Influence TX OS, an open source app providing campaign finance and voting records of Texas state politicians.

 Sarah Martinez has important Whataburger news.

Pages of Victory wants more news about just how much Harvey sickened Houstonians.

The Great God Pan Is Dead reviews some Soviet avant-garde art.

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