UPDATED: School districts would control
"Under Greg Abbott, Texas four-year-olds would be forced to undergo standardized tests."
About 20 judges off
Every one of "more than 30 federal judges who have considered the issue of gay and lesbian rights since last June… ruled that marriage is a constitutional right and you cannot deprive individual citizens of that right based on their sexual orientation."
Washington, D.C. lately the No. 1 magnet
More "25- to 34-year-olds are moving to Austin than any other city in America."
"Greg Abbott said it would be a ‘waste’ to expand pre-k to all Texas children."
$ee every donation
David Alameel "is giving thousands of dollars to support the Republican Party candidates" including John Cornyn and Greg Abbott.
Dental costs extra, while Texan got subsidy and still faces up to $6,000 a year more out of pocket
On HealthCare.Gov, Texan Mark Sullivan "found a good" health insurance "plan that includes dental, for less than $80 a month."
But he started every game in '94
"I started the whole year" as a senior on the University of Illinois football team and "led the team in interceptions and tackles from defensive back."
He had a gavel
"I have cut taxes 63 times, including a 2006 property tax reduction that ranks as the largest in state history."
Less than 30 loaners
"All" University of Texas "student-athletes get an iPad."
In "reality," there have "been no problems whatsoever" with the Texas voter ID law.
Beware of unsourced charts
City of Austin
"Onion Creek’s highest flow rate" on a recent night of flooding "was 120,000 cubic feet per second, which is nearly double the average flow rate of Niagara Falls."
Wendy Davis is "threatening to raise taxes up to $35 billion."
Didn't urge countrymen to uncle, didn't say military couldn't withstand
"Neville Chamberlain told the British people: ‘Accept the Nazis. Yes, they will dominate the continent of Europe, but that is not our problem. Let's appease them. Why? Because it can't be done. We cannot possibly stand against them.’"
Louie Gohmert of Texas "blamed the mass shooting at a movie theater in Colorado on ‘the ongoing attacks on Judeo-Christian beliefs.'"
Ups and downs
"Every month, we get the reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that say even more people have given up looking for work."
Six, five, six
"I’ve been reducing the number of Democratic" Texas Senate committee "chairs since I came in" as lieutenant governor.
Perry advocated greater road spending
Texans for America's Future PAC
"Thanks to (Rick) Perry's bad budgeting, the (Texas) highway department has to convert some modern paved state roads back to gravel."
Cited poll shows her losing for governor
Wendy Davis is "the most popular politician in Texas."
Counts thousands of unexplained hours
Obamacare-caused paperwork will annually absorb 190 million hours or more--and Mount Rushmore could be built 1,547 times over "with the paperwork."
"According to a recent Congressional Budget Office report, under Obamacare, 7 million people will lose their employer-sponsored insurance."
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