The Texas Progressive Alliance thinks maybe we should finish celebrating Thanksgiving before we begin the Christmas season as it brings you this week’s roundup.
Off the Kuff took a closer look at how people voted in the Houston Mayor’s race.
Libby Shaw at Texas Kaos and contributing to Daily Kos wonders if Houston’s anti-HERO supporters (those who embrace discrimination on behalf of bathrooms) know the group’s head ringleader is defending a male bathroom pervert? Anti-Hero Activist Defends Man Photographing Women in Bathroom.
Socratic Gadfly is trying to popularize the term Inside the Mopac media as a parallel to “Inside the Beltway media.”
Donald Trump asked “How stupid are the people of Iowa?” and PDiddie at Brains and Eggs answered, “stupid enough to vote for you, asshole”.
Neil at All People Have Value said that Mark Rothko had an almost Starbucks level of hatred for Jesus. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme thinks its all kinds of wrong to have private businesses pay for our border patrol.
From main line media reporting, it almost seems like some “shocking development” that the same forces which defeated the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance would now turn their ire upon the city of Dallas. But to Texas Leftist or anyone that has closely followed the U.S. Pastor Council (aka the Houston Area Pastor Council or the Texas Pastor Council), this move was just a matter of time. Hold on to your seats North Texas, and get ready for some heinous lies to come your way.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs:
Grits for Breakfast calls out DPS for screwing up racial classifications on traffic stops.
Morgan Guyton decries Houston pastors who bore false witness against their transgender brothers and sisters.
Texas Watch has a petition calling for hospitals to be accountable for their doctors.
Raise Your Hand Texas reviews the education-related interim charges for the Legislature.
Alexa Martin-Storey and Kate Prickett remind us that plenty of laws and policies that undermine same-sex parenting still exist.
The Texas Election Law Blog updates us on the continued election woes of the city of Martindale.
And going with the above theme, today’s feature photo is of the Martindale Dam in Martindale, Texas. (Photo Credit: MartindaleTexas.org)