Texas Progressive Alliance Round-Up With Santa Elena Canyon Photo
Below is the weekly Texas Progressive Alliance Round-up.
It would be nice to see a canyon and a river like that. I’ve never seen anything like that in person except for the time I passed through the Rocky Mountains on a Greyhound Bus.
The round up—
WhosPlayin only had Random Thoughtsthis week, but guest blogger Calvin Tillman — mayor of Dish, TX — weighed in with his thoughts on the Stacked Deck being dealt by the Texas Railroad Commission and their bias towards the interests of the oil and gas companies.
At Left of College Station, Teddy reports on the recent increase in violence, the withdrawal of troops, and the possibility of what could happen in the war that has vanished from public debate: the fading war in Iraq.
New TPA member blog Castle Hills Democratsran a satire piece by the blogger’s good friend Melinda, poking fun at those who say they’re Tired of Big Government.
Rick Carney, Gov. Suckseed’s political consultant, likened efforts to broaden the appeal of the Texas Republican Party “becoming a whorehouse”, and for some reason several of Kay Bailey’s female supporters took offense. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs pops the corn and documents the atrocity.
Over at TexasKaos, TxSharon begs Congress to Close the Halliburton Loophole. She explains that the drilling industry is the only industry allowed to pump toxics into our water sources without special permission.
BossKitty at TruthHugger is totally pissed off that Republicans continue to take paranoid revenge on Democracy when it comes to serious legislation. They play dirty and spiteful games to get their pet projects injected into serious bills to help battered American retirees: Retiring Early In Self Defense Could Be A Mistake.