We recommend burnt ends
Austin is "effectively" imposing "a ban on barbecue restaurants."
"We’re the only nation in the world that does not use the military to secure our border."
19 fake memes and counting
Says Ted Cruz said: "While there may have been an age difference, Josh Duggar’s transgressions are far less an affront to God than what gays do to each other."
No such evidence
"Transgender individuals in the U.S. have a 1-in-12 chance of being murdered."
Seem iffy? Probably is
Says Ted Cruz said, "There is no place for gays or atheists in my America. None. Our Constitution makes that clear."
Speculative and wrong
Says Ted Cruz just flip-flopped about the president needing to be U.S.-born.
Aide: He meant to talk jobs
Texas this fiscal year will "have more money in reserve than the other 49 states combined."
Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas said: ‘Hey, all you wrinkly, white-aged has-beens: It’s time for you to die and let the next generation have your spot on the planet.’
A Texas law says "that you can’t shoot bears out of the second floor of a window."
Jobbed on jobs?
The U.S. unemployment rate has "been massaged, it’s been doctored."
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus said, ‘I do not care if Wallace Hall swings from a tree.’
Austin mayoral candidate Steve Adler has "never been active in anything that has to do with City Hall."
Faith in facts
"Prayer rugs have recently been found on the Texas side of the border in the brush."
Patrick evidently helped put money into budget
Leticia Van de Putte
"In 2013," Dan Patrick voted "against funding to test the backlog of rape kits, allowing rapists to walk free."
Duncan aide disputes Homeland Security
"At least 10 ISIS fighters have been caught coming across the Mexican border in Texas" and there are "dozens more that did not get caught by the Border Patrol."
"Greg Abbott and his surrogates have referred to women who have been the victims of rape or incest as though somehow what they are confronting is a minor issue."
Agency's own website said otherwise
"To deprive" underprivileged children "of a meat-based protein during school lunch is most likely depriving them of their only source of protein for the day."
Late retreat, actually
"As chair of the Senate Education Committee, I led the charge to restore most of the education cuts from last session."
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."
A felony in Texas
Austin mayoral candidate "Mike Martinez takes corporate money."
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