Sometimes Republicans say such ridiculous things that you wonder if they are kidding or not. Usually, though, they are deadly serious, and often put forth proposed solutions to our problems that are nothing short of preposterous.
People living in the United States but near the border with Mexico feel like they’ve had enough.
“Our community is already heavily militarized,” said Bekah Hinojosa from Brownsville, Texas. “Cameras line the international bridges, we are surrounded by border checkpoints, border patrol helicopters can be seen in the sky, and agents patrol every highway. We reject this latest move by Trump and Governor Abbott to deploy National Guard personnel and further militarize our home.”
The grieving people of Sutherland Springs were treated to the same old rhetoric that blames everything – laws, bureaucracy, and mental health – other than guns.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Sunday estimated damage from Hurricane Harvey at $150 billion to $180 billion, calling it more costly than epic hurricanes Katrina or Sandy and fueling a debate over how to pay for the disaster.
Trump's declining mental health and inability to govern a country combined with the strong winds and flash floods of a massive hurricane are the recipe for a complete catastrophe.
Republicans in Texas keep trying to find new ways to rig the electoral system, but the courts are on to them.
"Texas Senate has no problem with taxpayer-funded discrimination against virtually anyone who doesn't meet a public official's personal [religious] standards."
It remains to be seen what Donald Trump will do on a national scale as president.
According to the CBS News Battleground Tracker, reliably Republican Texas is a now a battleground state as Donald Trump's lead of three points is within the poll's margin of error.
What's sad about Trump's Texas campaign stop isn't just the content of the teleprompter speech, but the fact that he was forced to travel to the state in the first place.
Secretary Hillary Clinton called SCOTUS' Texas decision a victory for women across America but pointed out that the fight is far from over, "In Texas and across the country, a woman’s constitutional right to make her own health decisions is under attack. In the first three months of 2016, states introduced more than 400 measures restricting access to abortion."
"It had to be political because Donald Trump was treated differently than any other scam artist in the 16 years I was at the consumer protection office."
There have been more criminal charges filed against Paxton than there have been cases, zero in fact, of transgender people entering restrooms to commit assaults.
Even in extremely dangerous pregnancies, Doctors are forbidden to induce labor because Texas considers it an abortion
Texas' governor claimed that the sentiment that others celebrate the holidays in their own way was bullying and persecuting Christians
Voters in Houston Texas, the fourth largest city in America, voted to delete a non-discrimination ordinance and legalize discrimination
Ted Cruz picked up the endorsement of notorious bigot Sandy Rios, wowed the haters at a Texas megachurch, and won the Tea Party caucus in NC
While campaigning in New Hampshire, Ted Cruz accused Barack Obama of inciting the ambush murder of Harris County Deputy Darren Gofourth.
A few violent conspiracy nuts seem determined to wage a quixotic war on America.
Ted Cruz just brought in the largest campaign contribution in the 2016 election cycle, from a pair of rich Texas frackers