The fall is upon us, and so the Texas Progressive Alliance closes out another summer with some more hot blogging.
Halliburton was fracking for Cabot and … Oh Oops! We spilled some! TWICE! Deadly Hydraulic Fracture Fluid! Ironically, industry just released part of their $80 million propaganda campaign asking people to submit “Eureka” moments. From TXSharon at Bluedaze: DRILLING REFORM FOR TEXAS.
Congressman “Deer in the headlights” Pete Olson (R-TX) gets called out at his own town meeting and the police are called in!
The Texas Cloverleaf wonder when police departments will enter the 21st century. A San Antonio lesbian couple sues in federal court over blatant harrassment in their own home.
At Texas Vox, nuclear energy and economic experts explain just how much is at stake with the South Texas Nuclear Project expansion — the entire San Antonio economy.
Neil at Texas Liberal ran a one-minute video this week, filmed in front of hurricane remembrances in Galveston, Texas, in which he made a plea for folks to be aware of the past.
Kay Bailey has two purse boys, and Ricke Perry is unaware there is a recession. Sometimes the cluelessness and utter hypocrisy of Texas Republicans still amazes the cynical PDiddie at Brains and Eggs.
WhosPlayin had video of parents handing all kinds of hell to Lewisville ISD board and administration over banning the Obama pep talk. Perhaps the bigger story though is that like many other school districts in the state, the financial situation looks bleak for the coming year.
Over at Texas Kaos, Bulldog reminds us that health care, like national defense is NOT about profit, but about the security of the American people. She tells her story and does it well in Health Care Rambling.