"100 percent of the crime is committed, in estimate, by about 15 percent of the population."
"90% of Americans want national background checks that close loopholes."
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."
UPDATED: That's net migration
"We have 650 people who move to Texas every day."
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."
Up to 150 international inspectors within nine months
The Iran deal "trusts the Iranians to inspect themselves."
Fewer abortions not a new turn
"After Texas defunded Planned Parenthood, both the unintended pregnancy and abortion rates dropped."
Up from cuts of '11
"The State of Texas is funding … women’s health services at historically high levels; they just increased their level another $50 million for the next two years."
Detainees have rights
"In the year 2013, the Obama administration released 104,000 criminal illegal aliens. They released 196 murderers – people with homicide convictions, who are here illegally."
Blame Mexico's elections of '88
"To vote in Mexico every eligible Mexican citizen has to have a tamper-proof photo-ID card with a thumbprint and an embossed hologram."
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."
Home web access links to income
"Less than half of the poorest American households have a home Internet subscription."
No violation shown
"In FY 2014 Planned Parenthood performed 327,653 abortions while receiving $528 million from taxpayers, in violation" of "the Hyde amendment."
We recommend burnt ends
Austin is "effectively" imposing "a ban on barbecue restaurants."
Highest court means something
Says states not directly involved in the gay marriage lawsuits that reached the Supreme Court "are not bound" by the court’s ruling.
Actions by U.S, Texas--and Mexico
"I deployed the Texas National Guard" to the Texas-Mexico border. "And the policy worked; apprehensions at the border declined 74 percent."
"Obama’s Clean Power Plan ... eliminates coal-fired power plants."
UPDATED: Remember Edwin Waller!
The Texas Capitol faces South toward Goliad, in memory of the most horrific battle of the Texas Revolution.
Apples and artichokes
"Texas’ high school graduation rate went from 27th in the country in 2002, to second highest in the country in 2013."
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