Texas Progressive Alliance Weekly Round-Up Feb 23, 2009

It’s Monday, and that means it is time again for another edition of the Texas Progressive Alliance’s Weekly Round-Up.

WhosPlayin presents a short video about what oil and gas pipelines have done to Dish, TX.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme encourages adults not Republicans to frame and address the problems drug cartels bring […]

Hypocritical GOP Fiscally Responsible

Not much has changed for the GOP since Bush left the White House last month, they still live in their fiscally irresponsible parallel world, they even tried to say that the current economic situation has nothing to do with the last administration. Yes, the world of the GOP is definitely a parallax view.


Economic Stimulus 2008; Beware of Promised Fast Refunds

The Recovery Rebate Credit is a one-time benefit for people who didn’t receive their full Economic Stimulus Payment in 2008 and whose circumstances may have changed for 2009, making them eligible now for some or all of the unpaid 2008 portion.

Your Recovery Rebate Credit will be included as part of your refund, […]

Cornyn Wants Wi-Fi Spys – S.436 and H.R.1076

Bill proposes ISPs, Wi-Fi keep logs for police Politicians are calling for a federal law to save Internet users’ records for police use Law would apply to all Internet providers and operators of millions of Wi-Fi spots It would require providers to keep records for two years to aid police investigations Republican-led […]

Texas Wheeler Dealer Indicted For $8 Billion Ponzi Scheme

UPDATE from The Hill:

President Obama‘s campaign has given to charity a $4,600 campaign donation from fugitive money man R. Allen Stanford, who is accused of $8 billion in fraud.

A former campaign aide said the president’s campaign donated the money to the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless.

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), announced […]

Obama, Like Bush, Seeks To Delay Rove’s Testimony

Karl Rove seems to be holding all the cards when it comes to not testifying before Congress. House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers might as well be pissing in the wind for all the good his subpoenas are doing. It really wasn’t a shock that lawless Bush would protect Rove, but the idea […]

Texas Progressive Alliance Weekly Round-Up Feb. 16, 2009

It is Monday, and that means it is time for another edition of the Texas Progressive Alliance’s Weekly Round-Up.

Off the Kuff takes a look at the early possibilities for the Democratic nomination for Governor in 2010.

Vince at Capitol Annex takes a serious look at Speaker Straus’ Committee Assignments.

CouldBeTrue of South […]

Serious Space Debris – US Command Fails Role As Traffic Cop

Debris falling in Texas, possibly from satellites

DALLAS – The Federal Aviation Administration has received numerous reports of falling debris across Texas, which could be related to a recent satellite collision.

Some of the callers around midmorning Sunday reported what looked like a fireball in the sky.

FAA spokesman Roland Herwig said […]

Obama Vague On Bush Crimes, Americans and Congress Ready

At times, it’s we need to move on, to look forward and never turn back. However, when it comes to the behavior of the Bush administration, I find it difficult to turn the page. It’s not that I’m stuck on getting even or revenge, for me it’s about restoring our Constitution and preserving […]

Texas Progressive Alliance Weekly Round Up Feb. 9, 2009

It’s time for another edition of the Texas Progressive Alliance’s weekly round-up. Enjoy this week’s look at the best of the TPA.

TXsharon made another video this week and it’s gross! Watch it on Bluedaze then answer this question and this question if you can and know that HELP IS ON THE WAY!