UPDATED: Remember Edwin Waller!
The Texas Capitol faces South toward Goliad, in memory of the most horrific battle of the Texas Revolution.
Non-binding mediation service
Muslims "attempted to establish the first Islamic Sharia court inside the United States in the town of Irving, Texas."
Squishy at both ends
"Every year we spend roughly $500 billion on tax compliance. That is roughly the budget of our entire military, entirely wasted on tax compliance."
UPDATED: 14 weren't a senator or a governor
"About half of the presidents have been governors; half of them, senators."
Governments say nothing doing
"ISIS camp a few miles from Texas, Mexican authorities confirm."
Texas rates most schools acceptable or better
George P. Bush
A "majority of our students are trapped in" underperforming schools.
UPDATED: Some 80 percent of preschoolers in 2013
"When I came into office, our vaccination rate in Texas was 65 percent. When I left two weeks ago, it was 95 percent."
The Texas leg of the Keystone pipeline "has already created 4,800 jobs in just the year it's been up and running."
UPDATED: Gaining on him
The cheerleaders for the Dallas Cowboys have "entertained more troops in the world than Bob Hope."
Austin is "burdened by the fastest-growing tax increases of any major city in the nation."
Austin H-E-B closer
"Families in Del Valle, who are City of Austin residents, have to drive to Bastrop to go to the closest grocery store."
UPDATED: If you don't count lanes in city plans
Citizens Against Rail Taxes
None of $400 million the City of Austin proposes to spend on road projects "will be used to add new lanes to congested roadways."
"I’ve been involved in prosecuting a terrorist member of ISIS."
Leticia Van de Putte "voted to give illegal immigrants in this country free health care--not emergency health care but total free health care."
Leticia Van de Putte
"Our men and women of the Guard have been forced to contact food banks to feed themselves."
ISIS is "right now crucifying Christians in Iraq, literally nailing Christians to trees."
At "least a quarter of those apprehended" at the border "have criminal records."
Lehmberg recused her office
Under Rosemary Lehmberg, the "Travis County D.A.’s office" convened the grand jury that indicted Rick Perry.
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."
Hispanics do account for majority of schoolchildren
"Latinos now make up the majority population in Texas."
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