"Texas teacher fired for reading Diary of Anne Frank to class.”
All this Texas talk and no mention of Whata.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is the first statewide elected official impeached in more than 100 years. What does he stand accused of?
Gov. Greg Abbott says the question is immigration; the Biden administration says it’s about river navigation.
"Tejas, Florida y otros estados acaban de anunciar que le darán papeles a todos los inmigrantes indocumentados".
Did Bill Gates hatch a convoluted plan to create a demand for anti-malaria drugs he funded by also funding malaria-fighting programs while developing a means to introduce malaria to the United States through genetically modified mosquitoe
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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was “caught on tape saying he discarded 2.5 million mail-in ballots in Texas.”
Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, said it takes immigrants 10 years to get an appointment at NYC’s ICE office. Although immigration cases can take years to resolve, the program he referenced ended November 2021.
On May 11 2023, Imgur account u/Lanhdanan shared a meme claiming that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) bas been granted the ability to overturn Texas election results: No link was attached to the post providing context for the claim. However, three of the
“Both murderers in Texas were not only illegals, but gang members” and were “most likely tied to MS-13.”
Are any of the men pictured in social media posts Mauricio Garcia, the gunman who was killed during the May 7, 2023, mass shooting at an Allen, Texas, outlet mall? No, that's not true: While a man pictured in two different posts with two
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott “cut $211 million in mental health funding.”
After the May 6 mass shooting at the Allen Premium Outlets, misinformation spread as the public awaited official details from police. Here’s a look at some of the falsehoods.
“Texas Republicans just voted to give a Republican appointee the power to single-handedly CANCEL election results in the state’s largest Democratic county.”
The croupier holds poker cards in his hands at a table in a casino. (Photo from Getty Images.)State-cartel gambling doesn’t provide the path to economic prosperity its backers claim.Continue reading Texas’ Bad Bet on Gambling »
When discussing education savings accounts, "We would be 31st in the nation to have these policies going forward on behalf of kids.”
The staff at the progressive Texas Observer magazine has raised more than $219,000 in an effort to stay open, less than a week after its managing board unilaterally voted to shut the publication down. The online fundraising effort, created on March 27
In a rally in Waco, Texas, Donald Trump repeated false and misleading statements about his presidential record, the 2020 election and the Green New Deal.
"Businesses large and small have led Texas to be ranked the number one state for business every year that I’ve been governor."
On March 14 2023, a popular post to Reddit’s r/politics claimed that a Texas judge intended to “hide” an “abortion hearing,” linking to a post on the legal blog AboveTheLaw.com: As first reported by the Washington Post, Ju
Was a 19-year-old girl in Texas sentenced to "96 years in prison" after traveling across state lines to gain access to an abortion procedure? No, that's not true: The social media account that shared this post is a satirical one. Furtherm
Gov. Abbott “signed a bill last year eliminating the requirements for Texas schools to teach MLK’s ‘I have a dream’ speech.”
Frozen power lines seen hanging near a sidewalk on February 1 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images.)How much do we want governments to invest in events that are very disruptive but also very rare?The post Deep in the Snow of Texas appe
On January 5 2023, a Reddit post to r/WhitePeopleTwitter queried whether it was true that the To Catch a Predator series (a sting-based reality show) ended after an entrapped Texas district attorney died by suicide “in front of the camera”
Did Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweet about celebrating Christmas by "putting migrants on a bus and kicking them out into the freezing cold"? No, that's not true: The tweet is fake. It combines a genuine photo of the governor's family with a m
Texas voting advocates address misinformation on encrypted messaging platforms, like WhatsApp, as they encourage voting and civic engagement.
Were "poll pads" in Texas caught adding "hundreds" of voters in real time as a poll was being closed? No, that's not true: The state-certified Election Systems & Software (ES&S) voting systems e-pollbooks in Dallas County, Texas,
Are zip ties being attached to trash cans outside homes in a Texas college town to target the women who live there for assault? No, that's not true: Police in College Station, Texas, say they and other law enforcement agencies have invest
Glitches with voting in Arizona, New Jersey and Texas are proof the election is rigged.
On October 19 2022, a link about Texas schools sending DNA kits to parents for ease of student identification in an “emergenciwes” was shared to Reddit’s r/nottheonion — a subreddit for “true stories that are so mind-blowi
Was the state of Texas, not Saudi Arabia, the largest oil producer in the world on October 7, 2018? No, that's not true: In 2018, Texas produced, on average, roughly 4.42 million barrels of oil a day, while Saudi Arabia produced nearly 10
Is it possible to cheat the mail-in ballot elections system in Live Oak County, Texas, and vote on behalf of a deceased person? It's possible, but it would be extremely difficult. Many safeguards are in place to prevent that from happenin
In Texas, a person can register a dead relative to vote and then cast a mail ballot in their name.
On October 14 2022, a screenshot of a tweet attributed to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) with a headline from The Atlantic circulated on Twitter: The screenshot, a mockup of a headline from The Atlantic, featured an image of people gathered at an event.
On October 5 2022, an Imgur user shared a screenshot of a tweet claiming that a “fifth Texas National Guardsman” had died by suicide after being “ordered by [Texas Governor] Greg Abbott to patrol migrants”: BREAKING: A fifth
A Texas sheriff opened an investigation into two flights of migrants sent to Martha’s Vineyard by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, but did not say what laws may have been broken.
Republican governors are escalating their partisan tactic of sending migrants to Democratic strongholds without advance warning.