Here is the weekly posting of the Texas Progressive Alliance round-up. The TPA is a confederation of the best political bloggers in Texas. TPA members are citizen-bloggers working for a better Texas.
(Above–A patriotic Galveston Seawall Santa. I took this picture last year right before Christmas. It was 83 degrees that day so he must have been very hot.)
Every Texan and every American has the ability to attend a public meeting, attend or organize a protest, write or call an elected official, talk to friends and family, start a blog, donate money, write a letter to the editor, volunteer for candidates and causes, engage in acts of civil disobedience, and to run for public office.
The work of freedom and democracy is up to each of us.
Here is the round-up–
WCNews at Eye On Williamson says it’s time for a new direction for the Texas Democratic Party: A tremendous opportunity to create a new Democratic Party in Texas.
McBlogger says that Judge Jed Rakoff threw a big wrench into the sweetheart deals some of the banks have been getting from the SEC. Read more »