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The Texas Progressive Alliance strongly favors net neutrality as it brings you this week’s roundup.
Libby Shaw at Texas Kaos discovers Rick Perry and Greg Abbott were for the right of eminent domain before they were against it. Rick Perry and Greg Abbott want to play Cliven Bundy in Texas.
Greg Abbott tried to ride Cliven Bundy’s coattails in a land dispute with the feds at the Red River, but after Bundy “told us what he knew about the Negro”, the attorney general was forced to jump off. (Are those figures of speech insensitive to a man in a wheelchair?)
Neil at All People Have Value said most folks correctly realize that the poor are just trying to get by and do well in a tough world. All People Have Value is part of NeilAquino.com.
DosCentavos tells us that more cities are thumbing their nose at SCOMM, and that El Prez/ICE is just about done with their deportation review–but it may not be what activists want to hear. Plus DC has a new font for the logo!
Texas Leftist has a new website!! Introducing the NEW texasleftist.com!!!
And here are some posts of interest from other Texas blogs.
The Rivard Report documents the history of pay discrimination and legislation to outlaw it.
The Lunch Tray reports on new research concerning the effect of using food as a reward in classrooms.
The Bloggess writes about a threat letter her daughter’s school received, and the importance of talking about such things with our kids.
Juanita takes the Statesman to task for a misleading headline about the grand jury that is currently investigating Rick Perry.
The Texas Green Report considers whether Tesla will build its battery plant in Texas.
Ride On Metro celebrated Lights Out Houston.