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Texas Progressive Alliance Round-Up With Picture Of Chicago Mayor Daley At Sears Tower Observation Deck

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Below 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 photo of Chicago Mayor Richard Daley taken at the observation deck on the top floor of the Sears Tower in Chicago. I was at the Sears Tower two weeks ago and in walked Mayor Daley. I took this picture as he greeted the public.   

The round up—

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme wonders why we put up with temper tantrums and intimidation from the far right. Everyone should have their say in our democracy.

Off the Kuff takes a look at the at-large city council races in Houston.

BossKitty at TruthHugger has been awakened from slumber by the nightmare of the health care reform debacle. Look who’s causing all the trouble and who’s being thrown to the wolves in Without Health Options, Where Is Your Voice?

Over at TexasKaos, lightseeker connects the dots between the fear mongering, health care reform, and history. He throws in the return of the militias for good measure. If armed and frightened groups are reappearing in Iowa, how long before they show up in Texas. You do remember the Republic of Texas movement, don’t you? See it all in Fear, Health Care and History: A Reflection Updated! – Return of the militias

Harry Balczak at McBlogger begins a new feature, This Week In Lawyerin’, in which he’ll take a look at some arcane legal concept and educate you on it. This week, what to do when caught with kiddie porn. Continue reading

August 22, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

I Saw Chicago Mayor Daley Today On The Top Floor Of The Sears Tower—He Is Tanned And Short

I saw Chicago Mayor Richard Daley today on the 103rd floor observation deck of the Sears Tower. He was holding a press conference of some kind.

Mayor Daley is tanned and short.

August 7, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , | Leave a comment