Texas Blog Round Up (June 20, 2011)

Posted in Around The State, Commentary at 10:01 am by wcnews

Have we mentioned that the Texas Progressive Alliance is ready for some rain to fall? Because we’re ready for some as we bring you this week’s roundup.

We have our first poll of Texas for November 2012 and Off the Kuff says that so far 2012 still looks like 2008.

This week WCNews at Eye On Williamson posts on the Texas GOP’s latest health care scheme, House GOP OK’s following Oklahoma and Georgia into misguided health care compact.

Bay Area Houston has a theory about Rick Perry’s veto of the texting while driving ban.

The Congressional Progressive Caucus is organizing a series of nationwide rallies calling for our country’s leaders to focus on employment, and the road show comes to Houston on July 21st. PDidde at Brains and Eggs has the details on the “Speak Out for Good Jobs Now” tour.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme notes that John Cornyn had a busy week what with moving to kill Medicare and raining on Rick Perry’s presidential parade.

Libby Shaw explains how Rick Perry is wooing Wall St. What a shock! Check it out at TexasKaos.

This week at McBlogger, we take a look at the Olympic-sized swimming pool of fail that is the policy section of General Sanchez’s website.

Neil at Texas Liberal posted a picture of a man wading in the waters of the Houston Ship Channel. No matter how bad a day you feel you’re having, you’re likely having a better day than somebody who feels they must wade into one of the most polluted bodies of water in the nation.

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