Do the litigation limbo
Says Greg Abbott "has lost" in court "four times in just the past few days."
Dan Patrick was the only state senator "who voted against the Veteran Entrepreneurship Program, a program that assists veterans in successfully starting up their own businesses."
La Colonia wasn't a colonia
Says he lived in a colonia while working as a farm worker.
'Deport' isn't there
"The platform of the Republican Party says deport everybody and to hell with it."
Temporary stays aren't amnesty
Says 95 percent of people caught crossing the U.S.-Mexico border said in a survey "we are coming because we’ve been promised amnesty."
Maybe, maybe not
"Wendy Davis’ legal work is currently under FBI investigation."
172 billion gallons gone
Says Central Texas river water sent to downstream rice farmers in 2011 equaled about three years’ worth of Austin’s water use.
Few from"terrorist" countries or havens
Says of flood of non-Mexicans being apprehended at the border: "These are people that are coming from states like Syria that have substantial connections back to terrorist regimes and terrorist operations."
UPDATED: Not just swooping out-of-staters
"One thousand people a day are moving to Texas, which means there will be 15 million more people over the next 25 years."
'Stop the illlegal invasion!'
Says Dan Patrick has "called immigration into Texas an invasion" and "said immigrants coming into Texas bring ‘third-world diseases.’"
Uptick started in 2011
A record number of immigrants not from Mexico are "being apprehended at the border."
Smaller than Bulgaria's army too
"At the beginning of World War II, we had a relatively small army, smaller than Portugal’s."
UPDATED: China a distant No. 2
Our "trade with Mexico is $720 million a day; that’s our No. 1 trading partner."
Crooks? They'd done their time
"Last year," Obama "administration officials released into our neighborhoods more than 36,000 criminal immigrants who had nearly 88,000 convictions. The crimes included hundreds of convictions for murder, rape and kidnapping and thousands of drug-related crimes."
Borrow your truck?
"The average student loan debt in Texas is over $22,000...the cost of an average size pickup truck." But unlike car owners, "students are not allowed to refinance their loans at lower rates."
Four (maybe five) Latinos have served on the Austin City Council.
Just don't alarm
"Public display of a long rifle is perfectly legal in Texas."
UPDATED: Rare reviews, dire circumstances
In Texas, "a faceless hospital panel can deny life-sustaining care, giving you only 10 days to find another facility for your mother, dad, or young child, even if the patient is conscious."
Perry: It's ok if a state wants to set a minimum
Rick Perry doesn’t think there should be a federal minimum wage.
More of the rest of us are behind
"From the ‘Do As I Say Not As I Do’ department: federal employees owe $3.3 billion in back taxes."
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