Monday, September 19, 2011

The Weekly Wrangle

The Texas Progressive Alliance is still wondering what this wet stuff falling from the sky is as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff noted that even the state's own expert thought that the redistricted Congressional map was bad.

There's a difference between what Michele Bachmann is calling 'PerryCare' and actual peri-care, but there's not as much difference as you might think. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs elaborates.

Austin Energy's proposed rate increases hurt Austin's residential consumers and continues the city's corporate welfare program, and you can tell the city how you feel about it. Visit TexasVox for more info.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme notes that the Republicans' plan to make us ignorant and poor is going great.

WCNews at Eye On Williamson on the latest legal action on school finance: Taylor and Hutto ISDs join lawsuit .

Neil at Texas Liberal posted about the high poverty level in the United States.

This week on Left of College Station, Teddy wonders if the battle over collective bargaining rights in Wisconsin is coming to Texas. LoCS also takes a look at the most misleading chart of the week, and covers the week in headlines.

Libby Shaw points out the sad pattern: "Tea Party Republican candidates seem to bring out the very worst of their base." Check out the details at TexasKaos.

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