Rep. Lloyd Doggett:Affordable Health Care Indispensable to Healthy Economy

By U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D), Senior Member of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee

I have been seeking a meaningful answer to the many shortcomings American families encounter with health care. Our House proposal has now won endorsement from the American Medical Association, AARP, and Consumers Union. But during recent Central […]

Republicans Have Government Insurance, Why Can’t Everyone?

For weeks I have been listening to all the BS Republicans have spewed about health care reform. Republicans shouted it was socialized medicine and when that didn’t work they came up with other untruths. The fact of the matter is all members of Congress use the public option plan. Republicans are willing to […]

Texas Progressive Alliance – July 13, 2009

It’s Monday and it’s time for another version of the Texas Progressive Alliance weekly highlight reel.

Off the Kuff suggests that a pro-science PAC could do a lot of good, nationally and in Texas.

WCNews at Eye On Williamson reminds us that despite the brouhaha over transportation during the recently […]

Protect Us From Another Celebrity Death and Network Management

The world is reeling from political upheaval, economic meltdown and environmental catastrophe.

What does the national media focus on for two weeks? The high drama of a controversial musical artist who has the audacity of dying. News that effects each and every person on this planet is buried under hype and circumstance.

People […]

Texas Progressive Alliance – July 6, 2009

Now that we’ve celebrated another birthday for America, it’s time for the weekly Texas Progressive Alliance blog roundup. Here are your highlights from the holiday week.

The loss of Ron Artest from the Rockets to the Lakers (essentially a trade for Trevor Arista) is a bad deal, writes PDiddie at […]