The Office of Texas Progressive Alliance Ethics remains intact as we bring you this week’s roundup.
Libby Shaw at Daily Kos understands that if pain and suffering have to be inflicted on the American people, the cruelest party for the job is the Texas Republican Party. Yes they are coming after Social Security. Worse the hatchet man is a Texas Republican.
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme remembers the greedy corporate interests fighting the white nationalists in the 2000s. The white nationalists won that one. We’re at it again with today’s Texas Legislature.
Neil at All People Have Value was out on the streets of Houston calling for kindness, respect and not giving up. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
John Wright makes five queer predictions for LGBT Texans in 2017.
Paradise in Hell wants the holes in the Texas Freedom of Information Act to be patched.
The Bloggess submits an application to become a vampire.
The TSTA Blog explains how the state abuses school property taxpayers.
It’s Not Hou It’s Me gives you a hand with your New Year’s resolutions with a guide to working out in Houston.
This week’s feature photo is the Hoya Land Office Building in Nacogdoches, Texas. Orginally constructed in 1897, the structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is thought to have been the first fireproof building in the city.