TPA Roundup (March 10, 2014)

Note: The opinions expressed by the Texas Progressive Alliance or other blogs are not necessarily those of Texpatriate or any of its contributors.

The Texas Progressive Alliance is always springing forward as it brings you this week’s roundup.

Off the Kuff points out that the Texas Tribune’s pollsters forget or ignore their own past data in analyzing the polls they have done for 2014.

Horwitz at Texpatriate bids farewell to all the dirtbags we won’t have to kick around anymore after last Tuesday’s primary.

Bernie Sanders might run for president in 2016 — as a Democrat, or a Green, or an independent. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs really doesn’t care which it is; he’s all in.

WCNews at Eye on Williamson after last week’s primaries gives some initial 2014 primary thoughts.

Neil at All People Have Value said seemingly contradictory things such as ice in Houston while the world is warming are easily true. Neil said we should be flexible and open and not rigid. All People Have Value is part of NeilAquino.com.

CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme knows Greg Abbott must be delusional. Not to mention arrogant for saying he’ll get more than 49% of the Hispanic vote. Not. Going. To. Happen.

EgbertoWillies.com explores how conservative ideology sentences Texans and American citizens to poor health and permanent poverty.

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And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.

Better Texas analyzes the final rules for ACA navigators.

Juanita Jean will not be posting Steve Stockman’s mugshot, nosirree.

The Lunch Tray says it’s not crazy at all for chicken to be shipped to China for processing.

Offcite tries to balance Houston’s prosperity and air quality.

Texas Redistricting tells us what the primary does and doesn’t tell us about voter ID.

BOR documents the legislative primary runoffs that will be on some people’s ballots in May.

The Queso sets your schedule for SXSW.

And finally, he’s not a Texan but The Slacktivist‘s explanation of how four religious conservative North Texas legislators got scammed by one of their own is well worth your time to read.

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