Arizona: Representative Micro-Vortex of Right-Wing Bigotry, Greed and Guns

Out of all indictments of the American experiment, the state of Arizona stands shamed as the seediest living example of what our country will look like when the Hustlers, Idiots and Corporations take over. The rhetoric-inspired mass murder and assassination attempt on Representative Gabriel Giffords is just the latest canker sore in Arizona’s […]

Poisoning the Wind: Congress, Corporate Shills and the End of Environmental Accountability

by Reverend Manny and the Twilight Empire

It truly is a dark time for anything that lives and breathes in America. While human beings have a long and weird history of bad stewardship towards their environmental community, we are entering a suffocating new era of greed and irresponsibility. Despite disturbing new aftershocks […]

Texas Progressive Alliance Roundup – January 10, 2011

Progressive Views From Texas […]

Arizona Shooting, Political Discord and Americans Disrespect

American should be ashamed of what we have become, gun toting, hate mongering Neanderthals. This behavior didn’t start in the last election, this violent disrespect for each other started during the Clinton administration and has escalated. Yesterdays shooting in Arizona is the result of the divisive behavior, misguided political agendas […]

How America Lost its Soul

by Len Hart, The Existentialist Cowboy

Literature is characterized by recurring themes. On a short list of archetypal stories is the ‘pact’ which some are said to have entered into with Satan’. In many variations, a protagonist agrees to exchange his soul for worldly or temporary gain. As a ‘cultural motif’, it is […]

Suicide Soldiers: The Grim Math of How We Got Here

by Reverend Manny and the Twilight Empire

The last months of 2010 were a grim reminder of our nation’s long history of failing its veterans when statisticians noted a sudden increase in the already high numbers of World War II veterans who committed suicide. They capped off a year that saw four […]

Texas Progressive Alliance Round Up Jan 3, 2011

The Texas Progressive Alliance wishes everyone a happy and prosperous New Year as it brings you the first blog roundup of 2011.

Off the Kuff took another look at the coming fight over class size limits.

Who decides who suffers in the Barnett Shale? TXsharon ponders this question at Bluedaze: DRILLING REFORM FOR […]