The Texas Progressive Alliance will never forget what happened on Normandy Beach 70 years ago as it brings you this week’s roundup.
Off the Kuff wants to know who stands with Harris County Republican Party Chair Jared Woodfill as he whips up opposition to the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance.
Letters from Texas pens a moving obituary to Annie’s List Executive Director Grace Garcia, who was tragically killed in an automobile accident last week.
Libby Shaw at Texas Kaos upon returning from an overseas vacation, is not in the least surprised to learn the Texas GOP has gotten even crazier . Desperate times must call for desperate measures. Texas GOP: Welcome to the Funny Farm. The time for change is long overdue.
Appalled by the attacks on POW Bowe Bergdahl’s father, PDiddie at Brains and Eggs barely noticed there was a Republican state convention going on. Has anyone asked Chris Busby about the “cure the gays” platform plank?
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
Grits For Breakfast recounts yet another way in which rejecting Medicaid expansion is a poor fiscal decision for Texas.
The Lunch Tray finds a new way for those that want to roll back the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act to lie about their intentions.
Texas Election Law Blog connects the woes of the Postal Service to the ever increasing barriers to voting in Texas.
Keep Austin Wonky wants to focus on transit productivity over political prizes.
Texas Vox analyzes the impact of the new EPA regulations on Texas.
Red Headed Wolf salutes the leaders that worked to get the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance passed.
Burkablog catches the Texas Public Policy Foundation quietly backing away from a shameless lie they made about the budget last year.
Offcite eulogizes Father Rivers Patout, founding chaplain of the Houston International Seafarer’s Center.
BeyondBones concludes its retrospective on the Allied invasion of Normandy.