Security stepped up around Capitol
David Dewhurst is "the first lieutenant governor in history to have a personal security detail."
But it granted 27 fire management assistance grants
Says the Obama administration approved a major disaster declaration for Oklahoma in 2009, when nine of the state’s 77 counties burned for "about three days," while Texas wildfires have been burning for longer without such a declaration.
Numbers are off, idea is right
"On average, Americans spend less than 10 percent of their disposable income on food. Compare that to folks in Mexico, who spend 22 percent, China, 28 percent and Russia, 37 percent."
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