Texas Progressive Alliance October 8, 2012
The Texas Progressive Alliance has Big Bird’s back as it brings you this week’s roundup.
BossKitty at TruthHugger was in a hurry and only posted one article. Thanks to underfunded oversight and a broken Congress, the state of the Veterans Administration, VA System Failure, Blame Robot Congress is disgusting.
Green presidential candidate Jill Stein’s Texas swing wrapped up last Sunday in Houston with a visit to the Emile Street Community Farm, a fundraiser at a Montrose-area environmental showcase home, and another appearance on KPFT Pacifica radio. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs has pictures.
Neil at Texas Liberal went to a campaign appearance of Green Presidential nominee Jill Stein.
|Indians defeat Spanish force on Red River (1759)|
|Freedmen’s Bureau agent is assassinated (1868)|
|Alamo survivor dies (1883)|
|Witte Memorial Museum opens (1926)|
|Filibusters captured at La Bahía (1821)|
|Liberty Gazette announces Shakespeare reading by Ada Bertha Théodore (1855)|
|Houston Direct Navigation Company chartered (1866)|
|Legendary West Texas historian dies (1995)|
|Governor imposes martial law on Freestone County (1871)|
|First Bloys Camp Meeting held in Big Bend region (1890)|
|First issue of Telegraph and Texas Register published (1835)|
|Salt War turns bloody (1877)|
|Kiowa chief commits suicide (1878)|
|Texas Woman’s Fair begins in Houston (1915)|
|Yellow fever claims gubernatorial candidate (1847)|
|First Catholic Mass in Texas celebrated (1680)|
|UT president lambastes Board of Regents at faculty meeting (1944)|
|Future publisher joins Galveston News as office boy (1874)|
|Voters overwhelmingly approve annexation (1845)|
|New Orleans Greys assemble in historic meeting (1835)|
|Alexander Gregg consecrated first Episcopal bishop of Texas (1859)|