UPDATED: Flopperooni, Kemosabe
On repealing the 17th Amendment
Didn't vote for plan, which wasn't drafted by Obama
John Cornyn "voted twice in 2013 to back Obama’s amnesty plan."
Cherry-picking times and temperatures
"The Earth is not warming."
Along with other stores
"Macy's sent a letter to Rick Perry urging him to veto" equal pay bill.
Except for three others
I am "the only candidate for lieutenant governor to oppose in-state tuition for illegal immigrants."
All religions welcome
Says Houston National Cemetery is preventing Christian prayers from being said at military funerals.
Border spending up, as available info suggested
Says the 2014-15 state budget "cut border security and funding to fight criminal gangs."
Some, not all
Says residents of Texas and San Antonio can be fired or denied jobs because they are gay.
Only one type of federal loan
Says student loan interest rates will double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent July 1.
No plan for dangerous criminals to pour out
Says the Obama administration plans to reduce the number of beds devoted to holding individuals violating immigration laws and to "release hundreds of dangerous criminals into our communities."
Highest rate, not highest number
Says Texas has the most uninsured people of any state -- 6 million.
Except for 4 bigger cities
Says Austin is the largest city in the U.S. without nonstop flights to Europe.
Close to first, at least
"The poverty level in" the Dallas school district "is one of the highest in the country, higher than New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, Detroit and Newark."
Ballots were one reason
Says 40 years ago, the U.S. placed Texas under Voting Rights Act for failing to print ballots in Spanish.
Might even be understatement
Says 1 in 7 American families is on food stamps.
Remember the Alamo City
Says Milken Institute rated San Antonio as nation’s top-performing local economy.
Also mentioned border security
Says David Dewhurst "explicitly advocated" a guest worker program for all illegal immigrants.
A 2006 survey, mostly unchallenged
Says recent studies indicate that nationally, only 8 percent of white voting-age citizens but 25 percent of African-American voting-age citizens lack government-issued photo IDs.
Nearly 11,000 teaching positions gone
Says cuts by Gov. Rick Perry's administration left "12,000 teachers without a job."
Estimate: 83,000 have lost state services
Says because of Texas lawmakers’ choices, "hundreds of thousands of women no longer have access to basic medical care, life-saving cancer screenings and contraception."
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