ISIS is "right now crucifying Christians in Iraq, literally nailing Christians to trees."
'I was proud'
Opponent Glenn Hegar expressed pride in legislated cuts to public school funding.
Shower of unsaid details
Greg Abbott was "charged with overseeing the state cancer research fund. But he let his wealthiest donors take tens of millions of taxpayer dollars without proper oversight. They showered Abbott with gifts and free vacations."
At "least a quarter of those apprehended" at the border "have criminal records."
CORRECTED: What Putin wants, Putin gets
"Russia has more diversity in its governmental representation than we do in Texas."
Very small businesses, generally
"The growth rate of women-owned businesses in Texas has nearly doubled that of the nation since President Obama has taken office."
UPDATED: Central American triple jump
Says drug cartels are using social media to offer rebates so more children from Central America get smuggled to the United States.
Just above 50 percent
"The majority of Austinites rent" the places they live.
Lehmberg recused her office
Under Rosemary Lehmberg, the "Travis County D.A.’s office" convened the grand jury that indicted Rick Perry.
Receipts are a public record
Texas prosecutor Rosemary Lehmberg purchased "72 bottles of vodka in just one store alone, in just over a year."
Suspicions aren't facts
Says Ted Cruz "was just bribed by the Kochs to introduce a bill that would give them and their allies America’s national forests, parks, and other public lands and open them for mining, drilling, fracking and logging."
Working from home
Congress is "on a five-week vacation."
A 1998 dissent
Says that, as a Supreme Court justice, Greg Abbott found that a company whose vacuum cleaners were sold door to door "had no responsibility" in the hiring of a salesman who raped a customer.
Crime happens everywhere
"We have less crime in the (Rio Grande) Valley than we do in other major Texas cities."
A felony in Texas
Austin mayoral candidate "Mike Martinez takes corporate money."
Not a lot of bigger cities
San Antonio is "now the largest city in the United States ever to have an African American woman mayor."
UPDATED: Ukraine not among nations believed to have terrorist ties
Says three Ukrainians recently captured on a West Texas ranch are among "individuals from countries that have strong terrorist ties being apprehended" near the state’s border with Mexico.
Firing a blank
Says John Cornyn dodged the draft during the Vietnam War.
"We’ve had about 3,000 murders" in connection with lax border security.
UPDATED: Patrick presumes no students leave for private schools or places outside Texas
"We have a 40 to 50 percent dropout rate in our inner-city schools."
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