The Texas Progressive Alliance is back from its tryptophan vacation as it brings you this week’s roundup.
Some helpful tips to avoid looking like a jackass with respect to the events in Ferguson, Missouri this past week were offered by PDiddie at Brains and Eggs.
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme disagrees with the GOP view that only rich, white, old men should vote.
Neil at All People Have Value attended the Michael Brown protest march in Houston this past week. The work of freedom is always up to each of us. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.
The controversial decision in Ferguson, Missouri sent shockwaves across the country, with many communities immediately engaging in protests. But as Texas Leftist discovered, the Houston protests may yield some substantive progress in the quest to outfit officers with body cameras. Plus, a new video highlights HPD’s work to tackle homelessness.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
The Rivard Report, with a clear view of what “bipartisanship” means these days, reminds us that it only takes a few generations to go from immigrant to hypocrite.
Lone Star Ma has had it with the textbook adoption process.
Grits for Breakfast questions Republican funny math on border security funding.
Texans Together discusses hardship exemptions for the Affordable Care Act.
LGBTQ Insider explains another acronym for the spectrum.
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