It’s Monday, and that means it is time for another edition of the Texas Progressive Alliance’s weekly blog round-up. The round-up is compiled each week by the TPA based on submissions made by our member blogs and bloggers. This week’s round-up was compiled by Vince from Capitol Annex.
The leader of McBlogger’s crack legal team has an interesting take on Gov. Spitzer’s premium taste in hookers.
WhosPlayin looks at plagiarism by a Republican candidate for city council: John Gorena, of Lewisville who lifted quite a bit of his website from a Democratic judicial candidate.
Hal at Half Empty came across the latest production by the DSCC, and to his surprise and delight, found it was about (or going to be, eventually) our own senatorial candidate, Texas Democratic senatorial nominee Rick Noriega.
Good luck unemployed people of Texas. The Texas Cloverleaf exposes Governor 39%’s recent appointment of GOP idealogue and fellow blogger, Tom Pauken, as the new chairman of the Texas Workforce Commission.
CouldBeTrue at South Texas Chisme shows how Republicans shaft Texas workers on behalf of their business cronies. Insurance companies are forced to reveal medical data on perspective employees and unemployment insurance premiums are cut to give companies a ‘tax break’.
Vince at Capitol Annex takes a look at a number of scorecards ranking Texas’ Congressional Delegation in which Texas’ Republicans score big, fat “F’s” when it comes to children, families, the middle class, the environment, working Americans, and more.
In “Bulletins from the front lines”, PDiddie at Brains and Eggs advances some of the challenges the forthcoming Senate District conventions will face, with the expected huge turnout expected to overrun facilities and organizers.
Fake Consultant takes a shot at predicting a perfect VP for Obama at Texas Kaos.