It's Thanksgiving time, but the Texas Progressive Alliance isn't taking the week off. Click on for the usual assortment of highlights.
The Texas Cloverleaf discusses the upcoming study that may result in a mileage based user fee rather than a gas tax for drivers in the US.
John Coby at reports the Texas Ethics Commission Fines State Representative Carl Isett $25,000
McBlogger takes a moment to talk about the deficit, the economy and bailing us out. Because it's, you know, important.
Environment and education have been greatly on the mind of the Texas Kaos community this week. Front pager TxSharon gave us a heads up on Brett Shipp's expose of the Texas Railroad Commission on Bill Moyers Journal Friday, and diarist liberaltexan kept an eye on a Faith Based Initiative: Fundamentalist Religious Attack on Science in Texas.
Neil at Texas Liberal says that Galveston was a disaster before as well as after Hurricane Ike.
Vince at Capitol Annex poses a couple of questions about Tom Craddick's Secret Police and asks exactly why former State Rep. and ex-deputy parliamentarian Ron Wilson is running around the capitol with Parliamentarian Terry Keel and serving as a media escort/hatchet man for the Speaker.
The passing of Jim Mattox prompted a few reminiscences from Texas bloggers and corporate media. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs assembled a few, ahead of Monday's memorial service.Posted by Charles Kuffner on November 25, 2008 to Blog stuff