The Texas Progressive Alliance thinks Ted Nugent is an appropriate spokesman for the modern Republican Party of Texas as it brings you this week's roundup.
Off the Kuff
analyzes the turnout issue
for Democrats in 2014.
WCNews at Eye on Williamson
on the Round Rock members of the Lege reporting to the local business lobby, while leaving out the issues that matter most to the people in their districts, in Schwertner, Gonzales, & Dale Go To The Chamber
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme
is appalled at Texas Republicans holding a faux hearing on women's health care.
Give it up. Republicans have waged a real war against women and their health care. You're not fooling anyone.
It's Ted Nugent's (Texas Republican) party, and we just have to live with it, noted the Texas Observer -- and excerpted
by PDiddie at Brains and Eggs
. But there were also problemas grandes para
Dan Patrick last week.
endorses John Whitmire in the Democratic primary for State Senate District 15
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
argues that cities and counties are left trying to solve the problems caused by a generation of indifference from Texas' state leadership.
Lone Star Q
provides video of Wendy Davis discussing her support of same sex marriage to the San Antonio Express-News
warns about the animus hiding behind religious exemptions.
explains why a higher minimum wage is good for Texans.
Grits for Breakfast
highlights the modern equivalent to the Dallas Buyers Club
gets to the heart of the Nugent/Abbott affair.
continues his in-depth look at how the voter ID law was enforced in the 2013 election in Harris County.
celebrates what would have been Barbara Jordan's 78th birthday.
witnessed and videotaped two Austin Police Department officers detain and arrest a female jogger for jaywalking and not immediately identifying herself (see here