The Texas Progressive Alliance will be more than happy to never hear the word “sequestration” again as it brings you this week’s roundup.
The games people play with money when they are our elected representatives in Austin gets more disgusting by the legislative session. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs really thinks there’s got to be a better way to run state government than with the wheels greased by the lobbyists.
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme notes Larry Taylor is so encrusted in the Republican bubble he brags about giving the insurance industry perks at the expense of Texans.
Neil at All People Have Value wrote about the rip current warning sign on the beach in Galveston. Sometimes we do have to swim against the tide. All People Have Value is part of NeilAquino.com.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
Lone Star Ma puts out a call to action to oppose the so-called Teacher’s Protection Act, H.B. 868.
Cherise Rohr-Allegrini catalogs the latest measles outbreak and proselytizes for vaccinations.
Charlotte Vaughan Coyle stands, as a Christian, a person of faith, and a pastor, with her Muslim neighbors and all people who work for justice, peace and reconciliation.
The TSTA Blog calls vouchers “a tuition break at your expense”.
Cody Pogue reviews “Building a Better Teacher”.
Concerned Citizens reports from the first Mayoral debate in San Antonio.
(Photo of the historic Asbel Smith building in Galveston, Texas. Credit: Wikimedia commons)