The Texas Progressive Alliance remembers the devastation of Hurricane Katrina and honors the spirit of its survivors as it brings you this week’s roundup.
Libby Shaw writing for Texas Kaos and contributing to Daily Kos scolds the Republican Party for its cruel war on immigrants. Earth to the GOP. Stop picking on immigrants and do your jobs.
Socratic Gadfly turns a skeptical eye to Constitutional-era pop historian Joseph Ellis, and rakes him over the coals for writing something barely historical, but that adds to Constitutional myth-making.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
Chip Brown calls out Baylor President Ken Starr in the Art Briles/Sam Ukwuachu case.
Juanita gives the idiots protesting at the HISD Arabic language immersion school a piece of her mind.
Stephanie Stradley explains why the Deflategate case matters.
The Makeshift Academic builds a model to estimate how many people would benefit from Medicaid expansion.
Paradise in Hell observes a rite of passage for George P. Bush.
Erica Ciszek explains her anxiety about bathrooms.
The Paisano Pete statue in Fort Stockton, Texas is rumored to be the “world’s largest roadrunner” and is a favorite tourist draw for the Big Bend region. Photo credit: Big Bend Newswire