Texas Progressive Alliance Weekly Blog Roundup 131028
Off the Kuff examines the recent R to D party switches in Bexar County.
Horwitz at Texpatriate discusses the recent shakeups in statewide races.
Two more Democrats announced their intentions to run statewide, for the US Senate and the lieutenant governorship, over the weekend. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs has the details.
Eye On Williamson is still blogging at our temporary home. The corporate toll road experiment is not going well in Texas because TxDOT can't pave roads in South Texas, but they can erect signs, do marketing and subsidies, and provide welfare for a corporate toll road: The road to nowhere.
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme updates one of the TPA's moldy oldies, Tom DeLay, and his latest effort to get to the engine of the Republican crazy train.
And here are some other Texas blog posts of interest.
Mark Bennett offers a "revenge porn" statute that might pass constitutional muster.
Grits for Breakfast asks if police shootings of mentally ill folks are on the rise.
The Makeshift Academic wrapped up a four-part analysis of the progressive nature of Obamacare taxation.
Nonsequiteuse wants to know why encouraging condom usage isn't compatible with the principles of demonstrating courtesy and encouraging responsible behavior.
The TSTA blog criticizes merit pay bonuses for teachers.
Texas Vox regrets a missed opportunity for cleaner air in Texas.
Jessica Luther reminds us that Wendy Davis was far from alone during her filibuster.
And Juanita Jean suggests a campaign slogan for Ted Nugent.