Texoblogosphere: Week of January 1st: Happy BLUE Year!!!

he Texas Progressive Alliance wishes everyone a happy and blue-wavey new year.

Off the Kuff took a closer look at Democratic Congressional candidates around the state.

SocraticGadfly riffed on the idea of the Twelve Days of Christmas and found 12 jobs even better than knitting for Hillary Clinton.

EgbertoWillies.com writes about “Chappelle to poor whites: Trump is fighting for me, not you” and points out that “Evangelical Christians will pay for trading faith for power, morality lost forever.”

Neil at All People Have Value said Democrats running for office at every level of government in 2018 should be asked how they will respond to the threat of authoritarian government in the U.S. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.

Texas Leftist has a new theme for this new, BLUE year:  Don’t get ready, STAY ready.


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

The Rivard Report tells the story of Holocaust survivor Rose Williams on her 90th birthday.

Grits for Breakfast defends using risk assessments at bail hearings.

Therese Odell was still on the Trump watch beat over the holidays.

DeAnne Cuellar tells you how to save the Internet.

Juanita is feeling better now, thanks to all for the concern.

Along with ushering in 2018, January 1st was also the closing day for the 51st celebration of Kwanzaa, a Communitarian holiday festival which celebrates and educates the culture, struggles and triumphs of the Pan-African Diaspora.  The featured photo shows a fully lit Kwanzaa Kinara on the festival’s final day of celebration.

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