Texas Progressive Alliance December 31, 2012
The Texas Progressive Alliance wishes everyone a safe, happy, and prosperous New Year as it brings you this week’s roundup.
Texas’ budget decisions have always been made with what is best for corporations, big business, and the wealthy at the top of the list. WCNews at Eye on Williamson says It’s time we had a budget in Texas that puts the people of Texas first.
The race to replace the late Sen. Mario Gallegos in the Texas Senate will have eight contestants. PDiddie at Brains and Eggs prognosticates.
Neil at Texas Liberal wrote about the silly Merry Christmas bill proposed by Texas State Rep. Dwayne Bohac. If Christmas and Jesus need a boost even here in Texas, then is it really Dwayne Bohac who will be coming to the rescue?
|Mayor of San Antonio indicted for misapplication of funds (1938)|
|Jury acquits traveling salesman of murder (1880)|
|Historian Gambrell dies (1982)|
|Anson Jones throws Duff Green out of Texas (1844)|
|Western crooner Tex Ritter succumbs in country-music capital (1974)|
|Roger Miller born (1936)|
|Bonnie sculptor born (1890)|
|Presidio County established (1850)|
|General Kiddoo nixes Contract Law (1867)|
|Orphans get new home (1874)|
|Another bad day for A. J. Dorn (1884)|
|Versatile writer dies (1992)|
|Landscape artist Ida Weisselberg Hadra born in Castroville (1861)|
|Texas radio station sets country music standard (1923)|
|Black cowboy Bose Ikard dies (1929)|
|Naval fleet commander relieved on eve of World War II (1941)|
|Cooke County hamlet springs back after Indian raid (1865)|
|First telegraph company in Texas chartered (1854)|
|Pioneer Texas scientist born in Germany (1818)|