The Texas Progressive Alliance thinks any day we’re not dropping bombs on someone is a pretty good day as it brings you this week’s roundup.
Off the Kuff suggests a way to measure the effect of the voter ID law in the November elections.
Horwitz at Texpatriate discusses the renewed efforts to bring a comprehensive non-discrimination ordinance to the City of Houston.
WCNews at Eye on Williamson points out that the absurd has become reality in Texas, thanks to ignorance and lies, Absurd?
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme notes that the batsh*t crazies on the Texas State Board of Education textbook review board are still pushing creationism in and science out.
Texas is home to two of the top five dirtiest power generation facilities in the United States, and a new report suggests that they are “the elephant in the room” when it comes to climate change. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs thinks he has identified the main culprit, and it’s not what you may have first thought.
Neil at All People Have Value said that with the proper balancing of internal life and external life, the right calculation exists to make sense of life. All People Have Value is part of NeilAquino.com.
Even with a barrage of annoying mailers, emails and kissing babies, elections are very important. Besides being the way we choose new leaders, they are also important to ensure that our currently elected officials listen to the public, and sometimes the only way to hold them accountable for what they do. For all these reasons, Texas Leftist has decided to “take the plunge” with an official candidate questionnaire and endorsement process.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
Nancy Sims highlights the pitfalls of liking a candidate’s Facebook page.
Texas Watch calls out Rick Perry’s lies and distortions about the state’s tort “reform” law from 2003.
On The Move created a Google map to illustrate where the road rage incidents are in Texas.
TFN Insider explains how anti-CSCOPE activists just cost you a million bucks.
The Observer interviews State Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon about the drought, climate change, and other fun topics.
Glasstire explains a roadside art project intended to raise awareness about the homeless.
The Bloggess uses the occasion of Suicide Prevention Week to remind us all that we are irreplaceable.
Finally, the TPA wishes all the best for KT Musselman, now the Emeritus Publisher of the Burnt Orange Report, as he moves on to his next phase in life, and to Katherine Haenschen, who succeeds him in that role.