Texas Progressive Alliance Round-Up—Definitions Of Confederation
The Texas Progressive Alliance is a confederation of liberal and progressive Texas bloggers. Each week, a round-up is issued to inform you, the blog reading public, as to what Texas bloggers thought merited a second look as the week’s best posts.
|1.||the act of confederating.|
|2.||the state of being confederated.|
|3.||a league or alliance.|
|4.||a group of confederates, esp. of states more or less permanently united for common purposes.|
|5.||the Confederation, the union of the 13 original U.S. states under the Articles of Confederation 1781–89.|
|6.||(initial capital letter) the federation of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, formed in 1867 and constituting the Dominion of Canada.|
Here is the round up—
And speaking of Oil and Gas, WhosPlayin analyzed a contract his city of Lewisville made, leasing its mineral rights cheap to purposely bring in oil and gas development to the suburban Texas city of 92,000.
The Texas Cloverleaf brings you the Trinity Toll Road Boondoggle, soon to be funded by your tax dollars.
Neil at Texas Liberal writes about President Obama’s policies for rural America. Our cities and rural areas have more in common than we realize. It would be good if urban and rural office holders in the Texas Legislature would think about and talk about how they could help each other.
Over at Texas Kaos, lightseeker asks How Long Will We Have to Put Up With these Arrogant Tools? What has set him off is deposed Czar Craddick’s last corrupt act – destroying potential evidence of big a tool he is and was.
Vince at Capitol Annex takes a look at the fact that State Rep. Sid Miller (R-Stepehenville) is spending campaign cash to buy stocks in companies like AIG, Halliburton, and more.
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