Texas Progressive Alliance November 12, 2012
The Texas Progressive Alliance congratulates President Obama on his re-election as it brings you this week’s roundup.
WCNews at Eye on Williamson tells us now that the election is over it’s time to get to work, It won’t just happen – The Democratic demographic myth in Texas.
Carol Alvarado and Sylvia Garcia are squaring off to replace Mario Gallegos in the Texas Senate. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs says it will be a clash of the Houston titans (and the elite falling in to support them).
Neil at Texas Liberal took a ride to Galveston for a walk on the beach on the day after the election. The second Obama term will be nothing but lazy days on the beach for the coalition of moochers that elected him for a new term.
Texas History for the Week of November 11 – 17
|East Texas church draws Daniel Parker’s ire (1843)|
|World War I ends (1918)|
|First Austin women’s literary club established (1890)|
|Beales Colony leaves for Texas (1833)|
|William Stallings becomes the first county agricultural agent in Texas (1906)|
|Texas Federation of Music Clubs organized (1915)|
|Diplomat and agriculturalist dies (1844)|
|Muleshoe Ranch brand registered (1860)|
|Texas preacher speaks of evils of intemperance (1855)|
|First black SWC football player is born in Groesbeck (1947)|
|“Chipita” sentenced to death (1863)|
|Karen Silkwood dies in mysterious crash (1974)|
|Cuero paper uncovers land fraud (1954)|
|Former congressman dies in Lufkin (1972)|
|Historic World War II pipelines sold (1947)|
|Woman cattle rancher born in San Antonio (1901)|
|Santa Anna’s policies lead to abortive invasion of Tampico (1835)|
|“Great Captain” of the rangers retires (1906)|
|Lorenzo de Zavala dies (1836)|
|South Texas Chamber of Commerce formed (1926)|
|Republic of Texas signs its last Indian treaty (1845)|
|Colorful lawman Jess Sweeten dies in Athens (1980)|
|Texas cattlemen propose National Trail (1884)|
|Tick fever helps end cattle-trailing era despite ranchers’ efforts (1884)|
|Ohioans come to the aid of Texas with “Twin Sisters” (1835)|
|Delta Drilling Company founded (1931)|