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The Texas Progressive Alliance is off to a roaring start to 2014 as it brings you this week’s roundup.
A Green candidate’s long-distance bid for Congress got picked up by the mainstream media, just a week after PDiddie at Brains and Eggs blogged about it. The story raises the larger issue of whether Texas might benefit from a jungle primary for Congressional seats, as occurs in California, Louisiana, and Washington state. And that’s an open question.
CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme hopes that La Villa School District and the city end their water dispute. The kids suffer enough under Republican rule. Why add to the misery.
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
Jason Stanford tells Texas Democrats to embrace their underdog status.
Lone Star Ma explains what “bubble kids” are and what they have to do with the classroom instruction other kids get.
New Media Texas gives four reasons why blacks should support immigration reform.
Nancy Sims looks ahead to November.
SciGuy lists the top five stargazing events for 2014.
Juanita wonders if David Dewhurst knows what day of the week it is.