The Texas Progressive Alliance is thoroughly enjoying some Republican slapstick comedy as it brings you this week’s roundup.
Off the Kuff implores Sen. Leticia Van de Putte to run for Lt. Governor. One look at the group vying for the GOP nomination shows how much we need her on our ticket.
Eye On Williamson is having some technical difficulties this week, we hope to be back next week.
Texas Leftist takes an early look at Annise Parker’s political legacy as Mayor of Houston, and why lacking a 3rd term isn’t the only reason it seems incomplete. Plus we remember some wisdom from Governor Ann Richards on why Texas Democrats are different.
Once PDiddie at Brains and Eggs declared this year’s municipal election season in Houston “the most boring ever”, things started to pick up a bit.
Horwitz at Texpatriate discusses the controversy that has arisen in a Houston City Council election after one leading candidate allegedly made some unspeakably offensive comments.
Over at TexasKaos, Libby Shaw explains that cravenness hasn’t gone out of style, no sir. Check out More of the Same. Cruel, Crazy and Craven.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
John Coby has some advice for David Dewhurst.
The Great God Pan Is Dead showcases an excellent graphical guide to the insurance exchanges.
Better Texas Blog covers young adults and the insurance marketplace.
Texas Living Waters Project calls out Lt. Gov. candidate Jerry Patterson for his ignorant remarks about endangered species.
Nonsequiteuse has an action item for everyone who believes in reproductive justice.
Prairie Weather examines the link between Obamacare and ego.
TFN Insider reminds us why Don McLeroy should never be allowed near a textbook.