Texoblogosphere: Week of December 11th

The Texas Progressive Alliance wonders if Donald Trump has ever heard of Krampus as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff gave multiple candidate filing updates.

SocraticGadfly offered his take on Trump, with egging on from top Democrats, naming Jerusalem the capital of Israel.

The actual progressive Texas Democratic candidates — as well as the ones pretending to be — are in PDiddie at Brains and Eggslatest post.

EgbertoWillies.com covered Indivisible Houston’s tax protests and Net Neutrality protests.

Neil at All People Have Value said even if the external world is in disorder, we can still move up and up and up. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.

As Texas Leftist slowly makes an effort to get back in the saddle for 2018, he’s thankful for the incredible work of all of his blogging colleagues. Before we leap into next year’s political hopefuls, it’s worth note that a former Texas elected official made a big move this week. Get ready to see and hear more from Former Houston Mayor Annise Parker in 2018.


And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.

Chuck Smith breaks down the Colorado bake shop/same sex marriage case that was argued at SCOTUS.

The Bloggess is once again spearheading a grassroots effort to help people in need for the holidays.

Dwight Silverman has some advice for people who are looking for gifts for their techie friends and family.

Better Texas Blog explains how the Republican tax cut bill threatens local and state public services.

Dos Centavos is looking forward to the 2018 Democratic primary.

Mean Green Cougar Red tries to wrap his mins around flat earthers.

Paradise in Hell applauds the selection by Sports Illustrated of JJ Watt and Jose Altuve as co-Sportspersons of the Year for 2017.