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Texans Mark 235 Years Of Federal Supremacy Over The States—Texas Progressive Alliance Round-Up

At the end of this post is the weekly round-up of the Texas Progressive Alliance. The TPA is a confederation of the best political bloggers in Texas. TPA members are citizen-bloggers who are working hard for a better Texas.

Every Texan has the ability 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, and even run for public office. The work of freedom is up to each of us.

With this being Fourth of July weekend, it is good time to note the supremacy of our federal union over the states.

Above is a picture of the Fouth of July fireworks last night at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

It seems that for all the talk about so-called states rights and seccession, many Texans have no problem marking 235 years of federal supremacy over the states in a socialist taxpayer-financed stadium.

Here is the Declaration of Independence at the National Archives of the United States.

Here is a Fourth of July reading list.

Please have a good Fourth.

Here is the round-up—

The Congressional map got its final legislative approval, and Off the Kuff analyzes the new districts.

This week WCNews at Eye On Williamson posts on the (in)action at The Lege. Quorums were broken and tempers flared: This week’s Political wrap-up, GOP laziness was the theme.

Bay Area Houston thinks the Texas Tea Party is calling for an immigration raid on homebuilder Bob Perry for his roll in killing their sanctuary bill. Continue reading

July 3, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | 2 Comments