The Texas Progressive Alliance is digging in for another long legislative session as it brings you this week's roundup.
Off the Kuff has interviews with SD06 special election candidates Sylvia Garcia and Carol Alvarado.
BossKitty at TruthHugger is just appalled that the whole story isn't addressed: Of Course It’s Not Just Guns.
Cut taxes, create a structural deficit, cut education and the safety net which results in a surplus. Rinse and repeat.
WCNews at Eye on Williamson wants to make sure everyone hasn't forgotten the past. Do you remember how we got here?
As early voting began, Brains and Eggs had the most comprehensive
coverage of the special election to replace the late Mario Gallegos in
the Texas Senate. A post on the protest at TransCanada, two posts on Sylvia Garcia's aggressive campaign against Carol Alvarado, a post on the candidate who boycotted one of the debates, and a post critical of the exceptionally lame media coverage of the election highlighted a busy week.
Over at Texas Kaos,
lightseeker gives you the skivvy on the educational funding issue,
including the latest lamebrain schemes from our Republican leaders.
Check it out: Texas Education - The Same Old Fools In Charge Part 2.
Neil at Texas Liberal posted that a grave with a view of traffic would be a fitting end to an urban Houston life.
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme wants you to know that Rick Perry has doubled down on corporate greed and Tea Party crazy.