Texas Progressive Alliance Round Up (2014-03-17)
The Texas Progressive Alliance is always springing forward as it brings you this week’s roundup.
WCNews at Eye on Williamson once again points out Texas’ unfair tax system No One Is Offering An Alternative To The Raw Deal Texas Taxpayers Are Getting.
A Fort Bend Republican wrote an article for Houston Style magazine about “Democrat” Kesha Rogers. You can imagine how ridiculous that was. Well, no you can’t, because it’s even worse than you can imagine. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs called BS on it about five times. But nobody involved bothered to correct the record.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
Cody Pogue calls the new abortion restrictions in Texas what they are – a threat to women’s health.
Texas Redistricting charts our civic engagement crisis.
Texas Watch wants private insurers to pay their fair share before any rate hikes are considered.
Juanita predicts Tom DeLay’s next career move.
Keep Austin Wonky advocates for using Austin’s budget surplus on universal pre-K.
Grits laments the “dystopic no-man’s land” created by the border fence.
John Coby recaps the process of choosing an electricity provider.
In The Pink explains what the movie “Frozen” is really about.