A national PPP poll finds that 32 percent of Republican voters believe "the government is trying to take over Texas".
Texas GOP Congressman Louie Gohmert issued a statement on May 5, 2015, that gives voice to the bizarre Jade Helm 15 conspiracy theory.
"Hear the one about Wendy Davis going to hell?" At an event held at a Tex-Mex restaurant in Frisco, Greg Abbott was introduced by apparent jester-in-chief, state Rep. Pat Fallon.
Here is a roundup of Texas press reaction to the GOP party platform -- they seem more than a little dismayed by the growing extremism.
During an interview with conservative radio host Ben Ferguson on Friday, has-been rocker and right-wing nutjob Ted Nugent gave a non-apology for his comments last month