The Texas Progressive Alliance is beginning to feel the holiday spirit as it brings you this week's blog roundup.
Off the Kuff discusses the issue of Latino turnout in the wake of Tuesday-before-last's elections.
This week on Left of College Station Teddy takes in the landscape after the storm and presents a way forward for Texas Democrats. LoCS also begins the Texas Legislature Watch by looking at the bills that Representative Fred Brown has pre-filed, and covers the week in headlines.
Letters From Texas explained a fundamental truth to state Senator Dan Patrick: democracy is about more than two wolves and one sheep voting on what's for dinner.
Killing Medicaid and CHIP along with Grandma and the kids will devastate the Texas economy. CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme wonders why the evil Heritage Foundation wants to hurt the Texas economy.
Mean Rachel wondered when the Democratic Party decided to become the I Can't Believe It's Not Republican Party.
Bay Area Houston says the GOP is giving poor Hispanic kids the bird.
Over at TexasKaos, libby shaw gives her take on deficit reduction ... or rather how NOT to do it while distracting a nation. Check it out : Fixing the Federal Deficit.
Neil at Texas Liberal says that where there is smoke you will not inherently find fire. Yet the smoke alone may be enough to do a great deal of damage.
This week at McBlogger, Captain Kroc takes a look at one of the newest members of the Texas Legislature.