The Texas Progressive Alliance stands with the people of Ferguson in their quest for peace and justice as it brings you this week’s roundup.
Harold Cook warns us to keep a sense of perspective on the Rick Perry indictment.
Texas Leftist keeps wondering when the national media is going figure out that Texas could be a swing state today if enough people were actually voting. Plus clarifying Wendy Davis’ stance on LGBT equality issues, and what we can expect if she’s elected.
Libby Shaw at Texas Kaos finds it amusing how Greg Abbott promotes himself as a small government fiscal conservative while he squanders taxpayer dollars on frivolous lawsuits. Greg Abbott’s Frivolous Fights with the Feds Cost Taxpayers Millions.
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme notes that audit of Hidalgo voting machines shows no tampering. Of course, without a paper audit trail, you can’t really be sure. Kudos to Travis County for their efforts to provide auditable elections.
Neil at Blog About Our Failing Money-Owned American Political System bought a Texas cake to mark the indictment of Rick Perry. NeilAquino.com has many pages and is well worth your time to consider.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
Nonsequiteuse would like Ted Cruz and John Cornyn to invest in Texas the way they invest in themselves.
Juanita disagrees with the calls for Rick Perry to resign.
Lone Star Q decries Rep. Jonathan Stickland’s attack on transgender inmates.
The Texas Election Law Blog games out the state’s strategy in the redistricting litigation.
Lone Star Ma celebrates National Breastfeeding Month.
Scott Braddock shows how Rick Perry’s border posturing is bad for the people that actually live and work there.
And finally, The Bloggess wants us to know that help is always available if you need it.
(photo credit: Brandi Grahl, panoramio)