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Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance stands with the people of Ukraine, and also decries the misogynist and regressive SCOTUS draft opinion on abortion, as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff reminds us that Texas Republicans are way out of step with public opinion on abortion.

SocraticGadfly says that the Squad is really the Fraud and that Chomsky went a bridge too far on various Russia-Ukraine War issues.

Stace lectures us all regarding taking advantage of Democratic majorities before it’s too late.

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

Therese Odell vents her fury at that draft opinion.

Your Local Epidemiologist demonstrates that abortion is still health care and won’t just go away in a post-Roe world.

The Texas Signal brings Rep. Veronica Escobar’s warning that the Republicans will push for a nationwide abortion ban.

Amanda Marcotte digs into Greg Abbott’s desire to use the Dobbs decision to push for an end to public education for undocumented children.

Jessica Shortall has no trouble connecting the pending evisceration of abortion rights to a broader culture of misogyny among its proponents.

The Bloggess talks about depression, joy, and music.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance stands with the people of Ukraine as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff wants to know where the coverage of mail ballot rejections in the May election is.

SocraticGadfly said that the Green Party’s call for a gas boycott from Earth Day to May Day ultimately came off as virtue signaling.

Stace tells us about Greg Abbott’s sudden change of heart regarding who pays for his welcome wagon.

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

Jef Rouner shows how more and more of Texas’ government is now under Greg Abbott’s control.

Rick Casey looks at one San Antonio school district’s response to a book-ban inquiry.

Laura Morales shows how Greg Abbott’s anti-trans executive order also harms intersex people.

Michael Li breaks down the weirdness of New York’s Congressional redistricting process.

Paradise in Hell reacts to the Elon Musk Twitter news.

The Dallas Observer reports on the effort in Denton to get a pot decriminalization referendum on their November ballot.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance stands with the people of Ukraine as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff isn’t really interested in moving up the date on the Presidential primary in Texas.

SocraticGadfly looks at the several political COVID hacks connected to Judge Mazelle’s mask mandate ruling.

Stace offers some thoughts (on Viernes) regarding Greg Abbott’s political play-calling on the border and at the death chamber.

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

The Austin Chronicle reports on the high levels of anxiety and fear than trans kids and their families in Texas are feeling.

CultureMap has found your next dream job.

Your Local Epidemiologist talks ventilation and filtration on airplanes.

The Current brings us the Ray Perryman projection about how much Greg Abbott’s border-truck-inspection stunt cost us.

Juanita remains your source for Alex Jones news.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance stands with the people of Ukraine as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff highlights another bad, bizarre ruling from an activist Trump judge, who threw out the 2001 Texas Dream Act that granted in-state tuition to some undocumented students.

SocraticGadfly offers some thoughts about the Texas Democratic Party leadership battle.

Stace provides some insight after Beto O’Rourke calls out the Biden administration on the repeal of Title 42.

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And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs. Hank Odell tells why Houston is still worth it, hurricanes and all. Texas 2036 presents some actual data about crime in Texas. Jessica Shortall collected tweets from politicians who put their logos on Good Friday images. The Current reminds us of a time when Rep. Chip Roy wanted to steal the 2020 election. The Observer does some more digging into the arrest of Lizelle Herrera.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance stands with the people of Ukraine as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff has two updates about the vigilante anti-abortion law SB8.

SocraticGadfly wondered about the endgame in Ukraine, with previous detailed backgrounders on broken promises about NATO expansion and all sides violating the Minsk agreements.

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

The Texas Signal examines Ken Paxton’s grotesque crusade against trans kids.

Texas Monthly tries to hold Jerry Jones accountable for the recent scandal involving a Cowboys executive who was caught peeping on the Cheerleaders.

Mike Meltser documents the hearing about Deshaun Watson and when he will be deposed by his accusers.

Ken Hoffman looks back on 20+ years of reviewing fast food.

Amber Briggle remembers inviting Ken and Angela Paxton into her home for dinner, so they would meet and get to know her family and transgender son.

Jorgeson Pittman explains why the latest AG opinion against trans kids is just wrong.

The Current advises you to visit GovernorAbbott.com. You won’t be sorry.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

he Texas Progressive Alliance still feels the urgent need for federal voting rights legislation as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff is not impressed by the Secretary of State’s claim that supply chain issues are the reason they can’t provide enough voter registration forms right now.

SocraticGadfly looked at the on-the-ground activities of the even bigger nutters challenging Strangeabbott along with related items.

Stace gives us another Week in COVID News.

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

The Kinder Institute finds the new center of Houston’s population.

Jason Stanford tells about the reasons behind the current labor issues.

John Coby highlights the rich businessmen who are financing Eva Guzman’s campaign for Attorney General.

The Dallas Observer points out that medical labs are also facing staff shortages.

Your Local Epidemiologist explains what antigen tests are all about.

Los Blogs de Tejas…TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance does not hang up on Steve Inskeep as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff notes Ken Paxton’s latest legal problems, which he will surely act in an expeditious manner to correct.

SocraticGadfly talks about getting to an all-electric-car future in light of discussing, or not discussing, “the environmental N-word.”

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

Steve Vladeck highlights the problem of “judge shopping” in federal district courts, and a simple step to fix it.

G. Elliott Morris calls out a particular problem with political coverage of America’s democratic decline.

Your Local Epidemiologist reminds us that the flu is still a thing that is happening.

Emily Eby shows how the new voter suppression law will affect your voting experience.

Common Cause urges you to be your own advocate for the freedom to vote.

Paradise in Hell shows that he is still one of our foremost interpreters of The Former Guy.

The Current breaks the news that a Buc-ee’s in Tennessee is about to become the world’s largest gas station, dethroning the Buc-ee’s in New Braunfels.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance wishes everyone a happy, safe, prosperous, and hopefully COVID-free 2022 as it brings you the year’s first roundup.

Off the Kuff looked at the motion filed by Harris County to stop the part of the voter suppression law that criminalizes the encouragement of voting by mail.

SocraticGadfly had a three-parter on coronavirus issues last week. First was that some people’s claims that autoimmune disorders preclude vaccination are largely BS. Second was whether Fauci’s words about COVID moving from pandemic to endemic will come back to haunt him with wingnuts, and if Biden will face some problems with words and non-actions. Third, he took a nuanced look at vax mandates in the bigger picture of a spectrum of COVID public health actions.

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

John Coby summarizes 2021.

Juanita scoffs at Alex Jones’ latest ravings.

The Dallas Observer introduces us to Ted Cruz’s very online daughter.

The Current notes that Texas doesn’t score all that well on some metrics for personal liberties.

Jef Rouner tells you why you’re just wrong.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance hopes that all is calm and bright with you as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff discusses a couple more redistricting lawsuits, a new one filed by Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer over CD35, and an earlier one filed by a state prison inmate who objected to the practice of counting inmates where they are being incarcerated rather than where they live for the purposes of apportioning districts.

SocraticGadfly noted that Ronny Jackson and other Texas winger Congresscritters want to fight the effects of climate change, but only when it affects cops, and without admitting that the likes of Winter Storm Uri are connected to climate change.

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

Rick Casey speculates about what might happen if Donald Trump runs but does not win Texas in 2024.

Mark Pitcavage presents some random facts about white supremacist tattoos.

Mandy Giles is now blogging at Parents of Trans Youth. Elise Hu looks back on her 2021.

InnovationMap presents Houston’s top three COVID research stories from 2021.

Reform Austin introduces us to some school librarians who are fed up with and fighting back against book bans.

Susan Hays and Nonsequiteuse eulogize the great Sarah Weddington.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance knows exactly how nice or naughty everyone in this week’s roundup is.

Off the Kuff lets you know about the absolutely bonkers primary election that Republican voters in Potter County are fixing to have.

SocraticGadfly offers a few thoughts from up on the Red about 2022 primary filings (and Green and Libertarian convention filings).

Stace gives us his thoughts on some of the 2022 Dem Primary races.

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

CultureMap breaks the news of the whiskey being distilled by the folks at Saint Arnold.

Texas Monthly presents the 2022 Bum Steer Award winners.

The Bloggess tells you how to participate in the 12th annual James Garfield Miracle.

Mark Sumner earns “honorary Texan” status for reminding us of the time that Louie Gohmert sued Mike Pence for the crime of obeying the law this past January.

Juanita is not impressed by Ken Paxton’s “vote fraud” efforts.

Will Wilder and Elizabeth Hira show how the Freedom to Vote Act would de-fang Texas’ voter suppression law.