Monday, May 06, 2013

The Weekly Wrangle

The Texas Progressive Alliance thinks the state is a safer place without Wayne LaPierre in it as it brings you this week's roundup.

Off the Kuff patiently explains to those who don't know Texas politics that there exist Democrats in this state outside of Austin.

Cartoon outrages carried over into a second week in Texas, with the NRA blowing into town for the weekend. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs is so old that he remembers when protesting a gun nut convention was all about Tom DeLay.  

WCNews at Eye on Williamson posts about the Texas GOP's greed and cruelty as they hoard billions of dollars and deny health care to millions of Texans: They could if they wanted to, but they don't.  

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme notes that Ted Cruz is a bigger jerk than John Cornyn, although Cornyn has many years of bad deeds compared to Cruz's short tenure.

At TexasKaos, Libby Shaw provides an update on The Texas Taliban: Hard at work in Washington D.C. and Austin.


And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.

On The Move explains why you're paying too much for your car insurance.

The Texas Green Report announces that over 1000 people have switched from TXU and its coal-fired power.

BOR endorses the Austin ISD school bonds for the May election. TFN Insider adds a few more endorsements for the same election, while Concerned Citizens has an endorsement for San Antonio.

Texas Vox documents climate change denial at the Legislature.

The TSTA warns about profiteers masquerading as reformers.

Harold Cook unmasks the second worst church in the world.

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