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Texas Progressive Alliance Round-Up W/Picture Of Providence Hurricane Barrier

At the bottom of this post is the weekly Texas Progressive Alliance round-up. The Texas Progressive Alliance is a confederation of the best political bloggers in Texas.

Above is a picture of the hurricane barrier that protects Providence, Rhode Island. I took this picture last year. I lived in Rhode Island for 12 years.

Little Rhode Island is as good a place as is Texas. Don’t let anybody tell you any different.  

The round-up— 

The Texas Cloverleaf reviews proposed changes to the city of Denton’s charter that will be on the November ballot.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme notices Rick Perry has had a busy week what with channeling Glenn Beck and messing up a wrongful execution investigation.

TXsharon of BlueDaze had a hard time keeping up with all the fracking, moving, shaking and gasping for toxic air in the Barnett Shale this week so there is a BS recap that includes a recently released URGENT alert for all current and former residents of DISH — formerly Clark — Texas to complete and submit a health survey.

Bay Area Houston wonders what $640 a frickin hour buys you in the Houston mayor’s race.

If a Republican holds an online event, will they properly provision for the people who want to join it? McBlogger’s pretty sure they won’t and isn’t terribly surprised that they blamed it on the nefarious actions of others.

At Texas Vox, Citizen Andy fills you in on the Senate incarnation of the climate change bill. Waxman-Markey, meet Kerry-Boxer. Continue reading

October 11, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | , | 2 Comments