The Texas Progressive Alliance welcomes the arrival of October as it brings you this week's blog roundup.
WCNews at Eye On Williamson posts about Rick Perry still in denial about the economy in Texas: Trying to make a living in the best state not to have a job in.
Off the Kuff examined the possibility of a Libertarian effect on the governor's race.
Bay Area Houston has an opinion on Renew Houston's new tax for drainage improvements.
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme thinks that the Republican running for Harris County Clerk is an idiot.
News you won't hear on the Lamestream Media this week is that the conservative/TeaBag/GOP momentum peaked three weeks too soon, while the liberal/progressive/Democratic momentum is surging. You can wait a month and learn what happened on FOX ... or you can read all about it now at PDiddie's Brains and Eggs.
Rev. Manny at BlueBloggin takes a look at Tea Party candidates and sees more proof that they are running cover for the Corporate Agenda. When you think of classic business hustles, there is a long list but at the top are sweatshops, mercenaries, commodity profiteering and environmental assault. Enter the Tea Party.
It was another bad week for Sleazy Todd Staples. First off, there is now a video to go with his votes to expand eminent domain. Then he tried to defend some of his inaction with stupidity. Hank Gilbert, of course, slapped him down hard. Read it at McBlogger.
Libby Shaw does yeoman service to us all, gathering together a sort of bestiary of Far Out Right Wing Republicans running for office this cycle. Check out the videos. Word of warning: don't try to ingest anything while you are viewing. Either you will gag or you will burst out in laughter. Neither is good for your digestion. Check it out at Texas Kaos... The Scourge of the Republican Radical Right.
Neil at Texas Liberal noted a report that aliens are disarming nuclear missiles in the U.K. and the U.S. Neil supports this course of action by our alien visitors, and urges them to come to Texas to disable the means by which we execute people. The number of innocent people executed in the U.S. is a crime of galactic scale.