Texas blog roundup for the week of March 13

The Texas Progressive Alliance was fake before but is very real now as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff looked at two different analyses of the Harris County Democratic sweep of 2016.

SocraticGadfly takes a look at some of the key issues as of this time in an overview of the Wikileaks Vault7 dump.

Obamacare has morphed into Trumpcare, which is actually DonTcare, and PDiddie at Brains and Eggs notices that Republicans on both sides of the right aisle want to kill it.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme notes Republicans aren’t even bothering to hide their ugly war on women and children. Increases in maternal deaths? No problem. Torture the children of immigrants? Go for it.

Metaphoric of current social and political circumstances, Neil at All People Have Value took a picture of a Houston dog living in a not fully nice home barking and growling a stray dog out on the street that had nothing. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.


And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.

Grits for Breakfast reiterates his opposition to a statewide texting while driving ban.

Streetsblog highlights Austin’s three-year plan to expand bike access.

Out in SA reports on the opening of a Human Rights Campaign field office in San Antonio.

Heather Busby strongly disputes Sen. Lois Kolkhorst’s definition of feminist values.

Rachel Romoff says that the Senate bill on “wrongful births” is a threat to women’s health.

Paradise in Hell bemoans the effect the Trump Wall would have on wildlife.

Space City Weather explains why meteorologists use different dates for seasons.

The Texas Election Law Blog does his own roundup of election law-related news stories.

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