Well, another week has passed, and once again it’s time for another round-up of posts by members of the Texas Progressive Alliance. Here are this week’s submissions:
WhosPlayin presents a short video about what oil and gas pipelines have done to Dish, TX.
BossKitty at TruthHugger is is angry that Texas Senator John Cornyn is still the handmaiden for the George W Bush catastrophe. Cornyn represents the extreme Right Wing faction that treats the US Bill of Rights as a nuisance. They still promote fear to acheive their agenda … Cornyn Wants Wi-Fi Spys - S.436 and H.R.1076. Under the guise of protecting America’s children from ‘domestic terrorists’, Cornyn wags his righteous tongue against privacy!
The Texas Cloverleaf talks about the possibility of a Sam Rayburn Tollway in DFW.
jobsanger posts about the conviction of Jim Adkisson, who entered a peaceful church with a shotgun and began to kill those he believed to be liberals in Right-Wing Hate “Warrior”, and says the hate-talkers of the right like Limbaugh, Coulter, Hannity, O’Reilly and others must accept their share of the blame.
Neil at Texas Liberal writes about the frustrating choices light rail involves in Houston and recalls former Houston school Board member and council member Eleanor Tinsley as someone who thought that Houston had value.
Industry officials expose environmental impact of Barnett Shale drilling rig. By TXsharon on Bluedaze: DRILLING REFORM FOR TEXAS
nytexan at BlueBloggin
At Texas Kaos, Liberal Texan takes a look at what’s in the stimulus for Texas-you know, the the stimulus Rick Perry wants to piss away because it will hurt him in a primary for national office.
The connection between Texas’ junior senator, a Houston financier-turned-crook, and a beautiful Caribbean island is explored by PDiddie of Brains and Eggs in Cornyn, Stanford, and Antigua.
Vince at Capitol Annex notes that the kind of waste being deposited right now in Andrews County isn’t exactly what the legislature intended when — greased up with cash from nuclear waste interests — it passed a law in 2003 to allow the dumping of low-level radioactive waste in Texas.