Lack Of Protective Equipment For Inspectors Highlights Problems At TDA Under Staples

Gilbert Asks Texas Voters: If Staples Doesn’t Take Care Of His Own Employees, Are Texans Protected?

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VIDEO: Inspector Inspecting Gas Pump Without Proper PPE

AUSTIN-The failure of Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples and the Texas Department of Agriculture to provide appropriate personal protective equipment for its regulatory inspectors […]

Tea Party Candidates — More Proof that they are running cover for the Corporate Agenda

By Reverend Manny (and the Twilight Empire)

When I think of ultimate horrible business hustles, it’s a long list, but near the top are sweatshops, mercenaries, commodity profiteering and environmental assault.

Enter the Tea Party.

It’s awfully hard to get people to mobilize against their own interests. So corporations have to sponsor folks […]

Take Back the Media, Restore the Fairness Doctrine

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy

The ‘Fairness Doctrine’ was trashed! The right wing GOP sold ‘de-regulation’ with a lie. The ‘Fairness Doctrine’, they said, violated First Amendment free speech. In retrospect, the attack on a free media was based upon a panoply of right wing lies. What is free, who is free […]

Texas Progressive Alliance Weekly Round Up Sept 27, 2010

The Texas Progressive Alliance is still looking for that first nip of fall in the air as it brings you this week’s blog roundup.

This week on Left of College Station, Teddy writes about why the Tea Party has an expiration date. Also, as the semiannual protest against reproductive rights 40 Days for […]

The GOP ‘Scorched Earth’ Policy

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy

The American Democratic party, the party of Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy, was a force to be reckoned with. Most often allied with labor, Democrats –not Republicans –presided over the hard-won triumph over the Great Depression. It was Democrats, not Republicans, who later presided over […]