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Texas Round Up

by: Matt Glazer

Mon Jul 09, 2007 at 07:15 AM CDT


Once a week BOR is part of a nationwide 50 State Blog round up.  That got us thinking, if we do it nationally, why not statewide?

Now we are working together with local, regional, and statewide sites to bring you the Texas Round Up, a weekly what's what in the Texas Blog-o-sphere.

Enjoy the best of the Texas left below the fold.

Matt Glazer :: Texas Round Up
It's 11:30, do you know where your blogger is?

McBlogger sees little Patty Rose at one of his favorite Austin bars. 

Taking Texas Back

Texas Kaos continues its podcast series, hosted by Refinish69. 

This week features an interview with Mike Engelhart, who is running for 151st District Court Judge in Harris County.

Going Public

Capitol Annex takes a look at the implications the Initial Public Offering (IPO) of equity firm Kolberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), which is presently negotiating to purchase utility giant TXU.

Do you want Blackwater types patroling our border?

STXC tells the story of DynCorp International, a Virginia-based military security firm, stating it could train and deploy 1,000 private agents to the U.S.-Mexico border within 13 months, offering a quick surge of law enforcement officers to a region struggling to clamp down on illegal immigration.

Border sheriffs ask: "Where's our money?"

Remember all that money that was allocated by the Lege for border security? Border sheriffs want to know why their buddy Rick Perry isn't giving more of it to them. Off the Kuff takes a look.

Don’t Forget that Senate Race

Burnt Orange Report reminds us that Cornyn is awful and either Watts or Noriega are an improvement to Junior Cornyn.

Half Empty explores the idea of another draft movement. Why not draft Mikal Watts For Chief Justice of Texas 3rd Court of Appeals?

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