The Texas Progressive Alliance hopes everyone had a good Labor Day as it brings you this week’s roundup.
The TXGOP had a really lousy week, and it only got worse for Greg Abbott as the Labor Day holiday weekend began. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs doesn’t wonder why the attorney general is running away from debating Wendy Davis, because he can’t say ‘no comment’ when asked about his many scandals in a debate.
Libby Shaw now posting at Daily Kos notes that this week has not been particularly good for Republican lawmakers. The bad includes Texas Attorney General and 2014 Gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott. Not a good week for Republicans, including Greg Abbott.
Texas Leftist applauds the Leticia Van de Putte campaign for catching Dan Patrick in a bold-faced lie. He cannot hide from the 2011 education cuts. Plus, we reveal the true reasoning behind Greg Abbott’s ‘Debate and Switch’.
Neil at Blog About Our Failing Money-Owned American Political System asked why Texas Democratic Lt. Governor Leticia Van de Putte would look the other way at vocal supporters of her campaign who voted for the state-mandated rape of the forced sonogram law.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
Beyond Bones has everything you need to know about sharks but were afraid to ask.
Nancy Sims examines the feminism of Beyonce.
Newsdesk introduces us to the widely discredited “expert” who coached the state’s witnesses in the HB2 lawsuit.
Ben Sargent solves the GOP’s Latino outreach problem.
The Lunch Tray asks if using junk food tactics to sell vegetables to kids is a good idea or not.
TransGriot has good wishes for the new school year.
Better Texas Blog analyzes the school finance decision.
Nonsequiteuse reacts to the story of Greg Abbott’s partisan witch hunt against Houston Votes.
And finally, the TPA congratulates The Great God Pan Is Dead for its fifth blog anniversary.