Pass out the AARP cards
"There isn’t a single (Texas) legislator under the age of 30, even though millennials make up 25 percent of the electorate in Texas."
County won a round, lost two
Travis County residents "trusted me to take on Tom DeLay — and we won."
Closer by the minute
Since January 2015, the "majority of our" Austin City Council "meetings have extended past 10 p.m." and "many of our meetings have gone past midnight."
Deputy registrars must provide registration applications
A Texas law requires every high school to have a voter registrar "and part of their responsibility is to make sure that when children become 18 and become eligible to vote, that they vote."
Off by millions
Under Barack Obama, "the fewest number of adults are working since Jimmy Carter’s presidency."
UPDATED: Timeframes matter
"Recent news reports indicate DWI crashes in Austin dropped 23 percent since ridesharing entered the market."
One clear-cut incident
In Texas, "we've had three ISIS-related incidents already."
Song of Lime Juice and Despair
"In almost every other country in the world, artists and musicians are paid when their music is played on the radio. In fact, the only countries besides the U.S. who do not have a radio-performance right are China, Iran and North Korea."
If so, there's fraud
"Illegal immigrants mow the grass around the (Texas) Capitol."
UPDATED: Claim is location-specific
"More black babies are aborted in NYC than born."
Traffic stinks everywhere
"Road congestion costs rush hour drivers in Austin and Dallas more than $1,000 a year. And in Houston, it’s even more -- almost $1,500 a year."
Campus Open Carry claim half true
"29 mass shootings have been committed by concealed carriers since 2007, while during this period only one (1) licensed civilian meaningfully intervened in a mass shooting."
Taking the long view
"If we pass immigration reform, it will make wages go up on average $250 for the average household."
Not all killings are murders
From 2014 to 2015, Austin’s "murder rate is up a whopping 83 percent."
For sure since 1980
Texas has "outstripped the national poverty rate" since "at least 1959."
Explosive devices, bomb plot
Iran’s "regime is responsible for more than 1,000 American casualties during the Iraq war" and "has plotted a terrorist attack here in our nation's capital."
Incidence rates mostly have declined
"HIV/AIDS among women is skyrocketing in Austin."
Not every year
Salaries of Austin residents who don't work for city government "have not been going up 3 percent a year for the last several years."
Voting in U.S. isn't compulsory
"The United States is about 100th in voter turnout among the industrialized nations, and Texas is near the bottom in terms of voter registration and voter turnout."
We recommend burnt ends
Austin is "effectively" imposing "a ban on barbecue restaurants."