Texas Blog Round Up (March 2, 2008)

Posted in Around The State, Commentary at 10:07 am by wcnews

It’s Monday (and primary-eve to be exact), and that means it is time for another Texas Progressive Alliance Blog Round-Up. This week’s round-up is compiled by Vince from Capitol Annex.

This election cycle is all about the change America so desperately needs. TXsharon at Bluedaze implores: Texans, don’t settle for more of the same!

Many wonderful things happened at McBlogger this week, from McBlogger’s discovery of a scrumptious new foodstuff, to Hillary’s decision to co-sponsor a bill turning back the privatization of our military. Finally, we take a look at Cornyn’s pathetic attempt to call out his better, Lt.Col. Rick Noriega.

WhosPlayin has photos and man-on-the-street interviews from the Barack Obama rally in Fort Worth on Thursday and his 7 year old son wonders whether Democrats will change the Pledge of Allegiance.

Off the Kuff has been closely following the early voting turnout data in Harris County and statewide. Read all about R versus D ballots in State Rep districts, why some Republicans are voting for Obama, projecting record statewide turnout, and what it all means for November.

For the last time with feeling Viva Obama! Vote or caucus at your precinct Tuesday. Caucus convention starts 15 minutes after voting at the precinct closes. - Gary at Easter Lemming Liberal News.

Vince at Capitol Annex notes that there is some right-wing cash coming into some unexpected Democratic campaigns, and notes that Obama has a push card in Texas highlighting faith issues.

Eye On Williamson has been chronicling the Turnout Gone Wild in Williamson County. Dembones wrapped up the early voting with a Final Early Voting Report, and is Fired Up, Ready To Go, for the primary. WCNews has a look at the HD-52 8 Days Out Ethics Filings leading up to the primary.

Refininsh69 from Doing My Part For The Left thinks it is time that supporters of both Obama and Hillary GROW UP! Doing My Part For The Left endorses Glen Maxey for Travis County Assessor-Collector. While listening to both campaigns and watching commercials and interviews, Refinish69 realizes it is 3AM and Hillary Seems Desperate.

The Texas Cloverleaf jumps into the final weekend of primary action. The Leaf meets up with Forest Whitaker, Max Kennedy, and Ron Kirk in Dallas at Obama HQ. After the star studded event, attack mail hits the mailboxes in Texas. Find out what half truths are being spread by the Clinton attack machine before the primary vote comes to a head.

Jaye at Winding Road asks Hillary Clinton to not quit, and take it to the convention.

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