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TPA Roundup 9/3/2012

The Texas Progressive Alliance has its eyes on Charlotte as it brings you this week’s roundup. [...]

TPA Roundup 8/27/2012

The Texas Progressive Alliance is ready for the new school year as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff published interviews with Congressman Gene Green and Congressional candidate Jim Dougherty.

BossKitty at TruthHugger was interrupted while researching the abomination of H.R. 1096: Sanctity of Life Act of [...]

When They Come Home – Critical Update

Sorry, we are here fighting a war in your back yard, you just happen to be in the way … and we will be here for a long time destroying our mental health. [...]

UpDated: What is Adrenarche and Why Are America’s Services Sexually Immature

America’s military population is sexually immature and historically accptable. When it comes to choosing between cultural, religious and political policies verses sexual urges, political and religious leaders have NOT been role models for responsibility. [...]

The Deceptions of Affordable Health Care

Whether you live in LaLa land and assume you will never need health care, or live in fear that the person you just bumped on the street exposed you to some virus or bacteria. Without affordable health insurance, you will be shit out of luck IF anything happens to hurt you. Each [...]

US Supreme Court May Like New Texas Gerrymandering

Enough of this crooked “business as usual behavior” by Texas Politicians. Enough free passes by the US Supreme Court. The Texas Constitution MUST be changed to prevent disenfranchising the citizens of this once great state. All these years of crooked Texas politics has flushed the credibility of being a Texan, down the toilet. [...]

US and NATO Allies Too Sloppy For War

We hear this over and over. Ooops, sorry. How many did we accidentally kill this time? The US and NATO and the multitude of countries occupying Afghanistan, on an obsessive-compulsive mission to complete the mission started after 9/11/2001. The Taliban is hurt but not destroyed, Bin Laden is dead. There is no [...]

Republican Whack A Mole Misses the Point

The point is:

While the Republicans struggle to dethrone the Obama they hate, the country is suffering from inattention daily. To quote the precious gun lobby, “we just need to enforce the laws we have.” That would be great if the GOP would quit deregulating and withholding funds from [...]

Furlough Programs, Commutations and Pardons BACKLASH

What do Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis and Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee have in common? Policies that come back to bite their ass. All good intentions aside, any attempt to grant “Second Chance” to convicted felons is ‘Russian Roulette” at best and guaranteed political suicide, always. The touchy feely era is over in [...]

We Have One Twisted Health System, Living Organ Donors Beware

The status quo for health insurers is minimalist investment in customers, maximum investment into political influence. Greasy palms are the face of public health insurance in congress. Genuine discussion about cost effectiveness and practical application take a back seat to the fears of equity in overall health of this country’s population.

Surprise [...]