The Texas Progressive Alliance is still full from celebrating Pi Day as it brings you this week’s roundup.
Off the Kuff reports on the last (we hope) special legislative election of the year.
Libby Shaw writing for Texas Kaos and contributing to Daily Kos is both outraged and embarrassed by the 47 GOP U.S. Senator saboteurs. The Snow Made Them Do It.
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme is terrified that private entities are controlling are access to water. Oligarchy is the Republican way.
From WCNews at Eye on Williamson. The GOP in Texas used to be for local control, now they’re not. Why is that? They’re For Local Control As Long As They Control The Locals.
A tale of letters, email, and self-inflicted wounds was told by PDiddie at Brains and Eggs.
Neil at All People Have Value visited the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. Neil hopes that any race of super-smart alien cows who visit us have mercy on our souls. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
The Makeshift Academic reminds us that Obamacare is about people, not states.
Austin Contrarian illustrates the problem of disconnectivity in the streets.
The TSTA blog previews a couple of bad education bills.
Texas Vox calls for renewables to push out coal.
Mean Green Cougar Red supports doing away with Daylight Saving Time.
Rafael McDonnell recalls a meeting and interview he had with anti-gay pastor Flip Benham 20 years ago.
Raise Your Hand Texas testifies that an A-F grading system for schools and school districts is a bad idea.
(This week’s feature photo is the 1903 Tyrell Public Library in Beaumont, Texas. The 112 year old building was originally constructed for the First Baptist Church of Beaumont. Photo credit: L. Wayne Ashley)