The Texas Progressive Alliance solemnly swears that it did not have diplomatic relations with that Russian, Mr. Kislyak, as it brings you this week’s roundup.
Libby Shaw at Daily Kos is not surprised a Party that relies upon gerrymandering, voter suppression efforts, dirty dark money and Russian hackers to win elections is naturally hard wired for right wing authoritarianism and corporate fascism. Trump’s Republican Russian Party.
While most DC Democrats were focused on Trump’s latest Russian affair, Bernie Sanders went to Mississippi to rally with Nissan autoworkers who’ve been abused by the automaker’s plant managers there. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs wonders when the Democrats who want labor’s help in 2018 will start showing up to support the working class.
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme sees the Trump angry white man as a domestic abuser. Texas Republicans vote to increase maternal deaths spawning trickle down violence against women.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
The Lunch Tray assures us that Betsy DeVos doesn’t have the power to change the National School Lunch Program, but Congressional Republicans and other federal officials do.
Lone Star Ma focuses on the 15th of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals: Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss.
The Texas Election Law Blog analyzes two more bills that would limit voting.
The TSTA Blog reminds us that vouchers never truly go away.
Better Texas Blog finds the Republicans’ Obamacare replacement plans to be wanting.