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."
Another place, another alleged crime
Says a 9-year-old girl was recently raped in Austin, Texas, by a guy previously "caught four times and released."
Multiple flaws make a fire
More than 3,000 homicides were committed by "illegal aliens" over the past six years.
No paper trail
Says the Obama administration never responded to his 2012 letter flagging the uptick in unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
Hispanics do account for majority of schoolchildren
"Latinos now make up the majority population in Texas."
Previous president reaffirmed policy letting children stay a while
Says children are coming into the U.S. in "staggering numbers" because President Barack Obama "has been promising amnesty."
Do the litigation limbo
Says Greg Abbott "has lost" in court "four times in just the past few days."
Dan Patrick was the only state senator "who voted against the Veteran Entrepreneurship Program, a program that assists veterans in successfully starting up their own businesses."
La Colonia wasn't a colonia
Says he lived in a colonia while working as a farm worker.
'Deport' isn't there
"The platform of the Republican Party says deport everybody and to hell with it."
Temporary stays aren't amnesty
Says 95 percent of people caught crossing the U.S.-Mexico border said in a survey "we are coming because we’ve been promised amnesty."
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