The entire membership of the Texas Progressive Alliance was actually raptured this past weekend, but thanks to our foresight and the scheduling capabilities of our blogging software we were able to put together a weekly roundup for you anyway. Because that’s the kind of bloggers we are.
The Lege reached a budget deal on Friday. Off the Kuff explains why it is a bad deal for Texas.
WCNews at Eye On Williamson in stating that “..by and large, Republicans aren’t as racist as they are greedy” makes the point that we must adopt a new form of populism in Texas.
At TexasKaos, lightseeker seeks to explain why Snake Oil is not a cure for evaluating teachers of for improving public education. Check out Snake Oil, Classrooms and Teacher Evaluations.
Nat-Wu of Three Wise Men takes another in-depth look at Irving politics.
This week, McBlogger says that Democrats joined with Republicans in the House in a bipartisan effort to screw every Texan.
Public school funding and the Texas legislature get set to go back to the future — as in litigation. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs finds a twelve-year-old column from Mollly Ivins that both rehashes and pre-cogs the details.
refinish69 asks WTF? President Obama is Now Talking Drill, Baby, Drill?
Neil at Texas Liberal noted a new study that said billions of planets are flying around the galaxy that are not in the orbit of any star.