Skips over handgun murders
Says according to the FBI, more people are killed each year with hammers and clubs than rifles.
12-month period was even worse than 1956
Says in "our region," 2011 was worst drought year ever recorded.
Twenty, nearly 20 years after KBH arrived
Kay Bailey Hutchison
Says the Senate will have a record number of female senators in 2013.
Presuming California doesn't peel off
Texas secession petition
Says Texas has the 15th largest economy in the world.
Obama broke a promise
Says veterans’ disability claims backlog doubled in Obama’s first term.
Texas ban vetoed
Says about 25 Texas cities and 39 states have banned texting while driving.
Says the state of Texas rates as "unacceptable" almost 500 of the state's 8,000 public schools.
It's an improvement
Says fewer than 30 percent of Texas college students graduate in four years and only 58 percent graduate within six years.
Win-free the longest
Texas is "the state that has now gone the longest without electing a Democrat statewide."
All things equal
Says "if current trends continue, by 2040, one out of three Texas workers will not have a high school diploma."
Uttered at Otterbein
Says Mitt Romney told university students in Ohio that to start a business, they should "borrow money if you have to from your parents."
Remember the Alamo City
Says Milken Institute rated San Antonio as nation’s top-performing local economy.
Big slice of a big pie
Says the top 20 percent of income earners pay nearly 70 percent of all federal taxes.
Says 88 Texas constables have died in the line of duty.
Citizen research holds
Austinites for Geographic Representation
"Austin is the largest city in the U.S. or Texas with no geographic representation" on its city council.
Might even be understatement
Says 1 in 7 American families is on food stamps.
Brush country beacons
Says he has seen Border Patrol signs near the Mexico border in English, Spanish and Chinese.
Workforce would be 4.6 million larger
Says if labor force participation rate were the same as when Barack Obama became president, unemployment would be 11 percent.
Says the federal health care law upheld by the Supreme Court "has improved or saved the lives of more than 4,000 Texans" otherwise prevented from obtaining health coverage due to pre-existing conditions.
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