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Texas Progressive Alliance Weekly Round Up October 6, 2008

October 6, 2008

It’s been another exciting week of posts for the Texas Progressive Alliance. Here are some of the best posts.

John Cornyn is bleeding support from the conservative wingnut base as a result of his ‘yes’ vote on the Wall Street bailout. Click on the links in PDiddie‘s “Bailout Burger, extra bacon, cut the taxes” post at Brains and Eggs.

Keep hanging onto your wallets, CouldBeTrue of South Texas Chisme warns. Texas is taking it in the shorts over the Bush bailout.

Off the Kuff takes a shot at projecting November turnout.

WCNews at Eye On Williamson posts on the on the connections between county elected officials and the ethically challenged 3rd Court of Appeals Chief Justice W. Kenneth Law in Broken Law and the criminality of what is legal.

In the midst of all the brouhaha about bailouts and golden parachutes McBlogger tells a Real Life Tale of Trying To Buy Something in a store.

The Republican economic policies have caused the loss of 2.2 million jobs in the United States in the last 12 months. jobsanger tells us that the job losses are still growing, and finds a picture that accurately expresses how many Americans feel about Wall Street.

The Texas Cloverleaf recommends voting Yes on the Denton County bond proposal this November.
North Texas Liberal analyzes last week’s vice-presidential debate between Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and Sen. Joe Biden.

nytexan at Bluebloggin takes a good look and John McCain and his dear friend G. Gordon Liddy. As Sarah Palin tries to connect the imaginary dots of terror between Bill Ayres and Obama, Palin should take a very close look at the relationship between John McCain and convicted criminal G. Gordon Liddy, John McCain’s Dear Friend American Terrorist G. Gordon Liddy . People in igloos shouldn’t throw fireballs.

Neil at Texas Liberal says it’s crazy that Houston school kids will not be asked to make up days missed because of Hurricane Ike.

Burnt Orange Report rounds up the reasons why Rick Noriega is back in the Texas Senate race with newfound momentum.

BossKitty at TruthHugger is amazed how Mainstream Media brings attention to nonsense while ignoring how N Korea, Russia, Iran, Myanmar Nukes and US Elections are connected to our future.

In light of its history of endorsement against farmers and agribusiness, Vince at Capitol Annex asks whether Farm Bureau’s AGFUND is still relevant.

Over at TexasKaos, Txsharon tells us that Sarah Palin put out a whopper in her one on one with Joe Biden. Natural Gas is NOT the clean alternative Palin claimed

Julie Pippert at MOMocrats interviewed experts about the economic crisis and discovered that Women
hit disproportionately hard by economic crisis, don’t receive adequate help in current bailout, experts say
. She’ll also be appearing on FOX News Radio, XM Sirius, and Blog Talk Radio on Monday.

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