Texas Progressive Alliance Weekly Round Up Nov 29, 2010

The Texas Progressive Alliance hopes you got your recommended allowance of tryptophan last week as it brings you the blog highlights.

Off the Kuff celebrates the DeLay verdict.

Bay Area Houston has a visual suggest to the Judge in the Tom DeLay trial on what to do with DeLay.

Did employers or their […]

The Front Lines of Reality: An International Perspective on the Battle over Free Speech

by Reverend Manny and The Twilight Empire

With the FBI crackdown on peace activists rapidly buried in the election reporting, I thought it might be nice to take a longer look at just how far into the international horizon the fight for free speech goes. The United Statesdoes not always find itself […]

Please explain what difference there is between Republicans and Nazis!

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy When Ronald Reagan became President, his party declared a ‘revolution’. He was hailed by American right-wing “reactionaries” as our armed forces –a so-called volunteer army –became an organization of paid mercenaries characterized by increasingly militarist, corporatist attitudes.

We know that the Nazi Party was not put in […]

CUNY Students and Faculty Resist New Round of Tuition Hikes, Budget Cuts

by Reverend Manny and The Twilight Empire

On Monday, November 22, 2010, dozens of students and faculty from around CUNY gathered to protest the looming tuition hike. Counting employees and students together, the CUNY system deals with over a half-million New Yorkers. CUNY however is controlled by a variety of state and local […]

Texas Progressive Alliance Weekly Round Up Nov 22, 2010

The Texas Progressive Alliance is slightly distracted by thoughts of pie but still brings you this week’s blog roundup.

Off the Kuff examined the effect of straight ticket voting on the city of Houston’s ballot propositions as well as the partisan breakdown of those propositions.

Letters From Texas temporarily abandoned Texas politics in […]

Sue TSA Perverts/Airlines/Airports for ‘Assault and Battery’

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy

Distracted by ‘junk’ and panties, TSA perverts often miss fake bombs but rarely a man’s ‘junk’ or a woman’s everything! One day –while they’re getting their jollies –they will miss a real threat because they are distracted, perverted, and stupid! The TSA should be abolished and the […]

The Best Health Racket Money can Buy

by Reverend Manny and the Twilight Empire

The Health insurance racket is a money beast that will not die. ThinkProgress just revealed that the Health “Industry” pumped over $86 million into the Chamber of Commerce to kill Health Care Reform. What is often forgotten is that there is another price to pay. It’s […]

Indict and Try George W. Bush et al for High Treason and Mass Murder

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy I cannot name an instance in which an innocent person has tried to cover up a crime. And, if he/she did so, why? What’s the point? Conversely, I can think of few if any guilty persons who have not tried, in one way or the other, to […]

Texas Progressive Alliance Weekly Round Up Nov. 15, 2010

The Texas Progressive Alliance is beginning to feel the holiday spirit as it brings you this weeks’ blog roundup.

Off the Kuff discusses the issue of Latino turnout in the wake of last Tuesday’s elections.

This week on Left of College Station, Teddy takes in the landscape after the storm and presents a […]

Texas Progressive Alliance Weekly Round Up Nov 8, 2010

The Texas Progressive Alliance remains committed to moving forward as it brings you this week’s blog roundup.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme is still reeling from the republican blowout. Say goodbye to your Social Security and hello to Warren Chisum in your bedroom.

Off the Kuff starts to discuss a way forward from […]