Texas Blog Roundup - Week Ending 6/20/2010

Date 2010/6/23 9:02:58 | Topic: Texas Progressive Alliance - Blog Roundups

The Texas Progressive Alliance welcomes the official start of summer with a cold beverage and the highlights from the week in blogging.

There is no way in hell I can pick just one post from this hellish week in the Barnett Shale, so I did a recap. TXsharon on Bluedaze: DRILLING REFORM FOR TEXAS.

San Antonio hospitals are dumping seriously ill homeless patients at Haven for Hope. CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme sees republicans hating health care for the poor. How selfish and cruel can a group of people be?

Off the Kuff examined some data to get a handle on Rick Perry's performance with Latino voters in the 2002 election.

The update on the Green Party's bid for the ballot, including Perry campaign operative Dave Carney's latest lie, is at PDiddie's Brains and Eggs.

Bay Area Houston has More on Driving Ms Daisy-Harper-Brown and her scandal.

Over at TexasKaos, Libby Shaw reminds Smokin' Joe and Old Box turtle what their jobs are in Earth to Joe Barton and John Cornyn: You are not Lobbyists.

Neil at Texas Liberal offered up a post this week with two examples of folks voting across party lines. Neil says political parties provide a useful shorthand for voters and says people should support a slate that has the same general outlook and goals.



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