The Texas Progressive Alliance is dusting off its recipes for wassail and figgy pudding as it brings you this week’s roundup.
The Bible verses that contain the words “the poor will be with you always” do not mean what Rick Perry thinks they mean, says PDiddie at Brains and Eggs. And not what many other Christians think they mean, either.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
Texans Together considers the way forward on campaign finance reform.
Candice Bernd feels railroaded by the Railroad Commission in Denton.
The TSTA Blog reminds us that education is only a priority if it is funded like one.
Natalie San Luis offers a lesson in how not to do PR.
SciGuy laments the budget cuts that will make it that much harder to get to Mars.
The Lunch Tray explains what the “cromnibus” spending bill means for school lunches.
Concerned Citizens bemoans the process that San Antonio’s City Council followed in passing restrictive regulations on transit network companies.
Honorary Texan The Slacktivist chides Rick Perry for his deep ignorance of what the Bible actually says.
Wishing all who celebrate a very Happy Hanukkah!!
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