Is your bracket irretrievably busted? Do you find yourself cursing schools you hadn’t heard of a week before? Well, I can’t do anything about that, but I can point you towards this week’s Texas Progressive Alliance blog roundup, which might take your mind off the office pool and how badly you’re losing for a few minutes. Click on for the highlights.
Dwayne Bohac: A Study in Rovian Politics takes a look at an incumbent Republican Rove clone and his basic hypocracy. It uses his public utterances on “clean air” to host him on his own corporate petard.
The Texas Cloverleaf notes that TxDOT is handing out the awards, this time to Denton County Judge Mary Horn, for her “hard work” on building roads. But why do they note the projects that have never been completed?
CouldBeTrue notes that the Texas State Board of Education has ‘better’ things to do than represent Hispanic children.
Gary at Easter Lemming Liberal News tells people Happy Easter! now suck it up. If that rant about economics goes more into hedonics than you ever wanted to know he also offers a link to explaining the credit crisis for kindergarteners.
Over at Doing My Part For The Left takes a look at the bigotry of homophobic Rep. Sally Kern of Oklahoma and wipes tears from his eyes as he reads a letter to Rep Sally Kern from a young man who knows what it is to lose a loved one.
Hal at Half Empty has a bone to pick with Bush’s Presidential Library committee. As planned on the SMU campus, not only will it cause the distruction of student housing and a strip mall, but the obliteration of a La Madeleine cafe boutique. Hal has an alternative suggestion.
For the Democratic primary runoff election (scheduled for April 8, with early voting commencing March 31) PDiddie at Brains and Eggs reiterates his endorsement of Dale Henry for Texas Railroad Commission and Larry Weiman for 80th Ciivl District Court of Harris County.
Vince at Capitol Annex notes that the federal government has asked the state to postpone the roll-out of the state’s new troubled food stamp eligibility screening computer program.
WhosPlayin talks about what it was like to work at the polls on Primary Election day.