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Possible Toxic Spill In Pasadena, And Defining ‘Affordable’ Health Care: The Good, Bad And Ugly Of The News

From a call for more EPA presence in Pasadena, to a disconnect between consumers and lawmakers over the definition of affordable health care — our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of this week’s news.

A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to a rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of it all.

This week, our panel weighs in on the Sierra Club calling for more EPA presence as the agency investigates a possible toxic spill in Pasadena, a disconnect between consumers and lawmakers over the definition of “affordable” health care, and big-time singers stepping up to help Harvey victims – by playing shows hundreds of miles away from Houston

Our panel of non-experts this week includes:

  • Mary Flood, a blogger and consultant for Androvett Legal Media and Marketing
  • Vlad Davidiuk, Harris County Republican Party communications director
  • Wayne Ashley, academic adviser, digital media strategist, and editor of TexasLeftist.com