Ridesharing Works for Austin
If Austin voters reject Proposition 1, a "completely new City-run" criminal background check "process will cost millions in processing fees, additional staff, and bureaucracy" with taxpayers getting "the bill."
Pride over wide is misplaced
"The Katy Freeway, or Interstate 10 west of Houston, is the widest freeway in the world, with up to 26 lanes, including frontage road lanes."
Reagan-Bush, Obama-Biden, Trump-?
Ted Cruz is in negotiations to be Donald Trump’s running mate.
Wrong study, wrong conclusion
"Statistics show 2 to 3 Texas women per week have major complications and 10 women per week seek help at an ER after an abortion."
Off by millions
Under Barack Obama, "the fewest number of adults are working since Jimmy Carter’s presidency."
No such thing
Canadian-born Ted Cruz "has had a double passport."
UPDATED: Smith continues to spar with EPA over policies
"The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has estimated that the Obama administration’s Power Plan will cause energy costs in Texas to rise as much as 16 percent per year."
Transgender girls aren't boys
The "federal government is going after school districts, trying to force them to let boys shower with little girls."
If so, there's fraud
"Illegal immigrants mow the grass around the (Texas) Capitol."
Says Ted Cruz "is a supporter of legalizing people that are in this country illegally" and "proposed giving them work permits."
"Texas #2 in nation for new gun purchases, behind California."
Incidence rates mostly have declined
"HIV/AIDS among women is skyrocketing in Austin."
Up to 150 international inspectors within nine months
The Iran deal "trusts the Iranians to inspect themselves."
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."
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