It’s Monday, and that means it is time once again for the Texas Progressive Alliance’s Texas Blog Round-Up. This week’s round-up is brought to you by Vince from Capitol Annex.
Muse finds herself in the middle of a massive police presence and wonders if she has wandered into a manhunt. Nah, not an escaped convict, just W in town to get slobbered on by his lapdog, John Cornyn, at a fundraiser.
At Half Empty, Hal questions whether Congressmen Lantos’ and Smith’s excoriation of Yahoo! chiefs for releasing information to the ChiComs, is just the pot calling the kettle black.
Burnt Orange Report is all over the runoff for HD 97. Todd Hill gives an analysis of on the ground action and why Democrat Dan Barrett came in first place to secure a runoff spot in the HD 97 race this past week. Phillip Martin breaks down the numbers and price-per-vote, while also looking at some possibly illegal practices by the Republican in the runoff, Mark Shelton.
The Texas Cloverleaf’s hide is chapped by the abolishment of the hide inspectors and calls for a new Texas Constitutional Convention.
BossKitty at BlueBloggin points out how the Bush administration shows their support for veterans and the troops in US Tax Dollars NOT Spent on Homeless Veterans – Words Are Cheaper.
Texas Toad at North Texas Liberal fills us in on Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson’s announcement of the delay in the sale of the Christmas Mountains, as well as the reaction of Environment Texas.
PDiddie is fed up with Democrats like Dianne Feinstein and Chuck Schumer, and intends to support only members of the Democratic Party such as Dennis Kucinich and John Edwards. He clarifies the distinction in “The Democrat Party vs. the Democratic Party”, at Brains and Eggs.
WCNews at Eye on Williamson has video of the TCRP’s Scott Medlock Discussing Williamson County, T. Don Hutto, & CCA.