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Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

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

Off the Kuff looks at social media monitoring tools and why they were of no value in Uvalde.

SocraticGadfly talks about how much, or how little, that OPEC meeting meant, while noting there IS something Biden could do, and no, it’s not his plan to renormalize MBS, which he’s writing about this week.

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

Liz Hanks finds a bit of common ground with her gun-owning father.

Mimi Swartz gets to the essence of Greg Abbott’s do-nothing character.

Robert Rivard asks Republicans a simple question.

The TSTA Blog has no patience for the Republican “solutions” to school shootings.

The Texas Signal presents a brief history of Pride in Texas.

Houstonia lists the top LGBTQ+ bars in Houston.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

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

Off the Kuff brings the news of the long-awaited professional misconduct lawsuit against Ken Paxton, filed last week by the State Bar of Texas.

SocraticGadfly wonders if even any of the Goldilocks Three Bears of Kissinger, Chomsky or the NYT editorial board (plus Pope Francis being more honest about NATO than Biden), will persuade any Democrats to support negotiated peace talks in the Russia-Ukraine war.

Stace offers up a post about his thoughts on and his personal connection to Uvalde.

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

The Texas Signal covers Beto O’Rourke’s confrontation with Greg Abbott at a press conference after the Uvalde murders.

Reform Austin shows Ted Cruz being Ted Cruz, in the most Ted Cruz way possible.

Scott Braddock gives us a rare peek inside a Republican primary campaign, with evidence in support of something we already knew.

The Dallas Observer takes a look at what the post-Roe landscape will be in Texas.

Therese Odell vents her rage at our increasingly longer national nightmare.

Matthew Dowd singles out four myths about guns that stand in the way of reform.

Your Local Epidemiologist has the policy prescriptions for reducing gun violence.

Gus Bova correctly calls Greg Abbott “full of shit”.

Joshua Benton explains the deeply segregated Highland Park school system.

The Houston Press brings back the Houston Bucket List.

Los Blogs de Tejas – TPA Round-Up

The Texas Progressive Alliance stands with the people of Ukraine and the families and friends of the victims of the racist attack in Buffalo as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff sees some positive signs in the latest poll of the Governor’s race.

SocraticGadfly offers a variety of thoughts on small town graduations, partly applicable to graduations in general, and a couple of aspects of small town manners.

DosCentavos friend, Cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz was awarded the Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning and even showed up in The New Yorker.

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

Tina Petway warns of the damage that helium balloons do to marine life.

The Kinder Institute presents a retrospective on the career of Rice University sociologist Stephen Klineberg, founder of the Houston Area Survey.

Melissa Kean remembers Houston icon Sandy Havens.

Texas 2036 touts remote work as a way to help state employees deal with the high cost of living in the Austin area.
CultureMap reports on the new digs of Houston’s longtime public radio station KPFT.

The Current notes a bump in the bromance between Greg Abbott and Elon Musk.

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 emphasizes that striking down Roe v Wade is just the beginning for anti-abortion fanatics, not the end.

SocraticGadfly talks about the “great muddled middle of exactly when, and with what restrictions, people support abortion rights.

DosCentavos gives us a list of Greg Abbott’s shenanigans of the last couple of weeks.
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And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.

Janneke Parrish shows what the reality of life after a miscarriage is like now in Texas.

Amber Briggle had a deservedly lovely Mother’s Day thanks to Beto O’Rourke.

Reform Austin speculates about Greg Abbott’s political ambitions.

Therese Odell wades into the latest idiocy in the conservative war on Disney.

Evil MoPac sums up other Texas cities.

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.