Summer is here.
Please have a nice safe summer.
Be good to each other, maintain your relationships, learn things, and stay liberal!
Above is a picture of Belle Isle Park in Detroit from some point between 1900 and 1910.
There are some people in the picture rowing around on a pond or lake.
Texas Progressive Alliance Round With Picture Of 1000 Year Old “Big Tree” At Goose Island State Park
Below is the weekly Texas Progressive Alliance blog round-up. The Texas Progressive Alliance is a confederation of the best political bloggers in Texas.
Above is a picture of a tree thought to be at least 1000 years old. It’s called the “Big Tree” and it is located at Goose Island State Park. The Big Tree is a Southern Live Oak. Or a Coastal Live Oak. I’m not sure as I’ve seen it described as both. Here is information on this tree. Goose Island State Park is on the Gulf of Mexico. Here is information about the park. I have never been to Goose Island State Park. It looks like a nice place to visit. The park is in the Rockport-Fulton area.
TXsharon can’t choose one post this week! It’s a toss up between the aerial video view of Barnett Shale Industrial Wasteland Texas or the Barnett Shale drilling-induced earthquakes or Erin Brockovich does Midland or the governmental warnings about defective pipeline materials on Bluedaze: DRILLING REFORM FOR TEXAS.
Xanthippas at Three Wise Men blogs about how utterly ridiculous it is for us to pay a tiny South Pacific nation to take Guantanamo Bay detainees because we are a nation of bed-wetting, pearl-clutching morons.
WCNews at Eye On Williamson analyzes what might possibly happen in the upcoming special session in Perry calls a special — what gets done is up to him.
BossKitty at TruthHugger sees a growing pandemic of hate that erupts in violence. See the diagnosis: Scapegoat Lessons: Holocaust Museum ‘Act Of Cowardice’.