Texas blog roundup for the week of July 10

The Texas Progressive Alliance would like to bottle and sell Angela Merkel’s eyerolls as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff comments on the Justice Department’s flipflop on voter ID.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme thinks hurricane preparedness is so much more important than building a monument to racism. Today’s white nationalist party, the GOP, disagrees.

SocraticGadfly moves from politics to scientific skepticism, with an anniversary-based look at one of the most famous events in the UFO world.

The Russians tried to hack our election, and they may try again … but given the effective suppression tactics of voter ID and partisan gerrymandering in Texas and throughout the country, PDiddie at Brains and Eggs asks: shouldn’t Democrats be focusing on the voting challenges they can affect, as opposed to the one they can’t?

Neil at All People Have Value posted that freedom loving Texans showed up at the office of wicked-doing Texas Senator John Cornyn even on the Fourth of July. You can’t take a holiday from the work freedom. APHV is part of NeilAquino.com.


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

Texas Vox decries Greg Abbott’s rejection of clean air for Austin.

Saadia Faruqi explains why she wears a hijab.

Therese Odell takes another dive into the Trump Twitter cesspool.

Better Texas Blog runs the numbers on how Trumpcare would screw our state.

Grits for Breakfast has some suggestions to improve the usage of video by the Court of Criminal Appeals.

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