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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.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance knew that SCOTUS was a partisan institution a long time before putting together this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff reviewed the state and federal Supreme Court rulings on SB8.

SocraticGadfly talked about the latest lawsuit against Texas election law.

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

John Coby notes the “critical race theory” flareup in Clear Creek ISD.

Mean Green Cougar Red comments on the problems transit agencies are having hiring and retaining bus drivers.

Jessica Huseman reports on the absolute insanity of the Potter County Republican Party and its plans for an all-analog primary.

The Austin Chronicle has a South by Southwest update.

The Current is on top of one San Antonio ISD’s willingness to pull library books off the shelf.

Your Local Epidemiologist describes her holiday plans.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

It’s beginning to look a lot like the first Christmas season Texas Progressive Alliance roundup.

Off the Kuff provides a couple of filing updates.

SocraticGadfly dives back into COVID gain of function issues, along with Fauci and NIAID’s apparent failure to monitor Peter Daszag.

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

Your Local Epidemiologist is on top of the omicron situation.

Reform Austin laments how their city became one of the least affordable places in the country.

Texas 2036 warns that the shortage of doctors in the state is getting worse. (Hey, remember when tort “reform” was supposed to fix that?)

The Texas Signal talks to Rep. Michelle Beckley about her candidacy for Lt. Governor, and to Jay Kleberg on his bid for Land Commissioner.

Doctors Junda Woo and Barbara Taylor urge San Antonio to use the tools that it has at its disposal to end HIV in that city.

Ashley Hope Pérez tells what happened when a Texas school district banned her book.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance has recovered from its tryptophan coma in time to bring you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff dives into the new Congressional map to see what opportunities may await.

SocraticGadfly talked about Gohmert Pyle’s announcement and ramifications, both for AG and for CD1. ===================

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

Jonathan Tilove checks in on Julian Castro, the onetime future of the Texas Democratic Party.

Gabrial Arana gives you permission to call your racist uncle a racist.

Emily Eby says a fond goodbye to the Texas Civil Rights Project.

Mean Green Cougar Red looks forward to USFL 2.0.

Andrea Grimes understands what the “University of Austin” is all about.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance wishes everyone a happy Thanksgiving as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff notes and comments on the seventh lawsuit filed so far over the new redistricting maps.

SocraticGadfly offers a twofer on environmental-related issues. First, as promised last week, here’s his take on Glasgow COP26. Second, he has a long piece on the National Park Service 86-ing an internal study about a mass of employee complaints about sexual harassment, sexual assault and discrimination.

Stace restarts his Thoughts on Viernes series as there were too many news items on which to opine.

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

The Lake Highlands Advocate analyzes the racial housing wealth gap in Dallas.

The Dallas Observer finds a gap in the prosecution’s case against Crystal Mason.

Mean Green Cougar Red provides a final update on the Conference USA membership scramble.

Your Local Epidemiologist explains how to best use antigen tests for Thanksgiving.

The Texas Observer shows the “domino effect” the state’s abortion ban is having on clinics around the US.