The Texas Progressive Alliance hopes that our state can learn the lesson of the Indiana debacle as it brings you this week’s roundup.
Off the Kuff compared Greg Abbott’s performance in heavily Latino districts to that of Rick Perry in 2010.
Nonsequiteuse explains to Rep. Stuart Spitzer, the Kaufman Republican who bragged about his sexual history on the floor of the Texas House of Representatives during debate on a budget amendment, that virginity and abstinence aren’t the same thing, and neither will protect a person from all methods of HIV transmission.
A conversation between Sen. Elizabeth Warren and JPMorganChase CEO Jamie Dimon from 2013 provides a clue as to what’s wrong with everything, according to PDiddie at Brains and Eggs.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas bloggers.
Grits for Breakfast rounds up news stories about the failure of the latest “border surge”.
Better Texas Blog explains how lower oil prices would affect the state’s finances.
Texas Vox calls for strengthening the Texas state senate bill aimed at combating government corruption.
Joe Cutbirth wants Texas to stand tall for equality.
Elizabeth Rose saw the signs of discrimination in the Deep South as a child, and she sees them today in Indiana.
RG Ratcliffe rounds up a week of Texas political scandal.