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Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

There is still nothing classified as Top Secret in the Texas Progressive Alliance weekly roudup.

Off the Kuff comments on the resignations of Gillespie County’s elections staff and the shameful silence of the Republicans whose words and deeds are the root cause of the problem.

SocraticGadfly talks about the FDA’s decision last month to put “black box” warnings on puberty blockers and the sad lack of overall media coverage.

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

Mimi Swartz and other Texas Monthly luminaries eulogize Paul Burka.

Sean Pendergast grades Deshaun Watson’s “apology”.

Space City Weather provides another update on the tropics.

The TSTA Blog is not impressed by Chuck Norris as an answer to school shootings.

Mean Green Cougar Red ponders why commercial aircraft don’t have parachutes.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance weekly roundup is not classified as Top Secret and thus can be safely taken home with you.

Off the Kuff takes a look at some more in depth polling data about attitudes towards abortion in Texas.

SocraticGadfly saw the obits news last week, and immediately remembered Michael Badnarik as “Mr. Driving Without a License,” and gave the 2004 Libertarian presidential nominee a “proper salute” for that and more.

Stace gives us his Thoughts on Viernes about the FBI raid, Abbott’s Human Trafficking bus, and Beto’s MF’in comments.

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

G. Elliott Morris reassesses the landscape for Democrats following the Kansas abortion vote.

Mean Green Cougar Red warns us about the threat to monarch butterflies.

Juanita finds some more ridiculousness stemming from the A**x J***s lawsuit.

Your Local Epidemiologist has a plan for the upcoming school year.

The Texas Living Waters Project says that the bipartisan infrastructure bill will provide a bounty of funding to help us deal with our growing water problems.

The Houston Press finishes off its Houston Bucket List with some honorable mentions.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance would like to see more damage awards being given to Sandy Hook parents as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff has updates on the voter purge lawsuit and one of the lawsuits against the big voter suppression law from last year.

SocraticGadfly offers a mini-roundup of thoughts on several recent Texas news items: Three Percenters, Alex Jones, TxDOT and Ike Dike.

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

Saliha Bayrak introduces you to Travis County Civil District Court Judge Maya Guerra Gamble.

Robert Rivard hopes to finally see justice for the family of Cameron Redus.

Juanita has a few more thoughts about that big trial in Austin. Amanda Marcotte also has some thoughts about it.

The Dallas Observer tells the story of Buc-ee’s and one of the guys from Jackass.

Space City Weather gives an early August update on the tropics and the likelihood of storm activity in the near future.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance would prefer there to be fewer right-wing billionaires with hegemonic fantasies as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff writes again and again and again about the chaotic legal landscape we find ourselves in following the Dobbs decision.

SocraticGadfly, fresh off vacation to parts of the Southwest where he grew up, notes that Aridzona still refuses to face water reality.

Stace hopes that President Biden’s COVID-19 rebound case gives us some knowledge on how to move forward in this newer cycle of the disease.

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

Grits for Breakfast wants to know why the training curriculum for the Austin Police Department is unable to get rid of some John Birch Society propaganda.

Texas 2036 is worried about the effect of drought on Texas’ agriculture.

Space City Weather expects little to no tropical storm activity at least into early August.

Dan Solomon comments on the lack of free speech implications in the Alex Jones trial.

John Coby provides some insight into the political contributions of Texas’ current top oligarchs.

Rice University announces an engineering breakthrough that shows how to repurpose deceased spiders as mechanical grippers, and y’all just need to see it for yourselves.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance is ready for the Former Guy to be charged with some crimes as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff would like more people to pay attention to the Republican quest for vengeance against anyone who has ever had anything to do with an abortion in Texas.

SocraticGadfly had two environmental-related posts of note last week. First, he observed that MBS essentially announced Saudi Arabia is at Peak Oil, or will be in a few years. Second, he had a series of observations on the ongoing heat and drought, combined with a review of a new book on Freon and cooling.

Stace points to APs report on deadly migrant chases by South Texas law enforcement as a cause for lockdown fatigue in Uvalde schools.

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

The Texas Observer tells the story of Haley Carter and the Friendswood Fourth of July parade.

Juanita is not impressed with her current Congressman.

Raise Your Hand Texas discusses the Texas teacher workforce challenge.

The Dallas Observer lists five really dumb song selections by political campaigns.

Robert Rivard finds a lot of blame to spread around for the Uvalde massacre.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance remains overwhelmed by the news but brings you weekly roundups anyway.

Off the Kuff has the first fully post-Dobbs poll to analyze.

SocraticGadfly calls out the “Deep in the Heart” Texas wildlife film for Texas exceptionalism and greenwashing, among other things.

Stace gives us his take on the FLOTUS taco controversy and how Dems lose opportunities to capture Latino votes.

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And here are some posts from other Texas blogs.

Mark Pitcavage corrects the title of a new HBO show.

The TSTA blog reminds us that a revenue windfall for Texas is only good news for public schools if the Legislature sees fit to make it good for them.

The Dallas Observer notes that the Texas Secretary of State is still a Big Lie aficionado.

The Austin Chronicle sums up Ken Paxton’s latest threat to society.

Steve Vladeck documents how the state of Texas has hand-picked the judges hearing most of its 27 challenges to Biden administration policies.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance mourns the victims of yet another mass shooting as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff discusses the two most recent polls of the Governor’s race.

Stace ruminates (sort of) on his Thoughts on Viernes about migrant deaths, Abbott’s border boondoggle, and the latest on COVID-19.

Written on the just-passed Fourth, SocraticGadfly offers an expanded book review of “Oh Say Can You Hear, with an in-depth, nuanced take on the National Anthem, including the controversial third verse, and on Francis Scott Key.

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

Grits for Breakfast covers the history of prosecuting abortion charges in Texas, and notes that the criminal justice reform movement is ill-suited to handle this development.

James Moore delves into the mind of Greg Abbott.

Texas 2036 warns of the wildfire risk this year.

Robert Rivard reminds us that the Highland Park mass shooter, like the Uvalde mass shooter, could have been stopped before they went on their rampages.

Jay Jordan reported on a Houston anti-fascist group protecting a family drag show against anti-LGBTQ disrupters.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance has no choice but to gear up for the road ahead as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff looks at what that Cornyn gun control bill will and won’t do, assuming the courts don’t toss it out.

From his second blog, SocraticGadfly looks at the details of a new Gallup poll showing a strong decline in belief in the existence of god (not the same as just “Nones”).

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And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs. InnovationMap looks at how the Houston tech community can support LGBTQIA+ innovators.

The Texas Signal reads the Texas Republican platform as the threat it is.

The Houston Press talks to Ben Chou about the intersection of the LGBTQ and Asian-American communities.

John Coby tells how trolls in the city of Friendswood forced a decorated US Marine Corps veteran to drop out of being the Grand Marshal of the city’s 4th of July parade.

Juanita improves on the Republican secession plan.

Steve Vladeck has a brief pedantic note about the numbers of the Dobbs decision.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance would like to see a whole lot of arrests follow the January 6 hearings as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff wrote about the utter uselessness of DPS at Uvalde, and the ongoing effort to keep secrets about what did happen by those who were there.

SocraticGadfly has a pair of environmental postings. First, he extends a heaping helping of summer schadenfreude to all the Californians who moved to Austin and elsewhere in the last 18 months and are learning about real Texas summer. Second, he remains opposed to an Ike Dike both on its own grounds and as part of general boondoggling by the Corps of Engineers.

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

The Texas Signal warns of the “endgame” for reproductive rights and abortion access.

The Observer reports that abortion activists are nonetheless still hard at work doing what they do. Texas 2036 worries we are not preparing for the kind of droughts that are to come.

Reform Austin points out how much of Greg Abbott’s border “mission” turns out to be arrests for marijuana possession.

D Magazine connects Texas’ anti-abortion laws to greater trauma with miscarriages.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance is watching what the January 6 committee does with great interest as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff looked at how location data can and probably will be used to enforce abortion bans.

SocraticGadfly jumps outside of politics to offer some thoughts on the future of DSLR cameras.

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

Juanita guffaws at the revelations about “True the Vote” grifter Catherine Engelbrecht.

Texas Monthly takes a closer look at the Alex Jones legal saga.

Steve Vladeck reminds us that many of Trump’s co-conspirators in his attempt to overthrow the government remain themselves in the government.

John Coby connects a former Republican candidate for State Senate to the insurrection.

The Dallas Observer would like for Buc-ee’s to stop selling gun-themed T-shirts.

The Houston Press previews the Dusty Hill estate sale.