TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance doesn’t take loyalty pledges as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff considers the possibilities of Big John Cornyn’s Senate seat being vacated by an appointment as FBI Director.

SocraticGadfly skips his writing about the Comey firing, and politics in general. It’s baseball season, and he offers an update of a piece on how the Cardinals are lucky they didn’t overpay to re-sign Jason Heyward.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme notes Sally Yates owned John Cornyn and Ted Cruz this week. Cornyn proved he’s a Trump puppet and an excellent choice of FBI director – if you want to destroy our democracy and make Trump officially god emperor.

On the day the world lost its mind, PDiddie at Brains and Eggs was a little dizzy and nauseous but otherwise got through it … same as everyone else.

Neil at All People Have Value attended a Trumpcare Die-in and saw a Sandra Bland memorial railroad car. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.

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

Paradise in Hell notes a correlation between life expectancy and Trump support.

The Texas Election Law Blog comments on a big ProPublica voter ID story.

Better Texas Blog laments the likely demise of some good school finance legislation.

Andrew Edmonson tells what you can do to fight against attacks on LGBT Texans.

The TSTA Blog wonders why charter schools are asking for more tax money.

Texas Vox bemoans the bills killed by the House “Freedom Caucus” in a fit of legislative pique.

TPJ adds up how much predatory lenders have been spending this legislative session.

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