The Texas Progressive Alliance wishes everyone a happy Thanksgiving as it brings you this week’s roundup.
Off the Kuff looked at the results of the Congressional races to find some themes about what happened and what we can learn from them.
SocraticGadfly remembers the centenary of the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Along with indulging in counterfactual history, he says people should stop romancing war in general.
As the results of the 2018 election are still being finalized, Texas Leftist is pretty sure that the Georgia Governor’s race will be remembered as one of the most important of this cycle. Though Democrat Stacey Abrams has ended her historic campaign, the work she does to combat Voter Suppression will have a lasting national impact.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
Better Texas Blog explains the spending cap that the Legislature adheres to.
Houston Justice League reports from the NAACP Houston chapter elections.
Houston Legal has the details of the public reprimand issued by the State Bar of Texas against former Harris County GOP Chair and notorious homophobe Jared Woodfill.
Nonsequiteuse urges Beto O’Rourke to take another run for the Senate in 2020.
Paradise in Hell tells you more than you needed to know about Trumpy Bear.
Dan Solomon is satisfied with how the Amazon HQ2 thing turned out.