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Krystal Ball exposed Greg Abbott on MSNBC “The Cycle.” She provides a funny but fact based analysis of his idiocy. Greg Abbott is currently Texas Attorney General. He is running in the Republican Gubernatorial primary that he is likely to win.

It is common knowledge that education in Texas compares poorly with other states. Texas is the state with the highest percentage of uninsured residents. It has one of the highest poverty rates in the nation.

Krystal Ball said Greg Abbott is attempting to solve nonexistent problems in lieu of real problems.  In effect Greg Abbott is addressing phantom problems when Texas has severe social and economic problems.

Greg Abbott has never found intentional voter fraud in Texas. Yet his party instituted a Voter ID law. That Voter ID law was blocked by the US District Court in Washington. Greg Abbott used the Supreme Court’s ruling making Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act unconstitutional as his license to discriminate. This law will discriminate against women, minorities, and the elderly disproportionately.

Greg Abbott has been wasting Texas taxpayer dollars for some time now. He wasted time and taxpayer money investigating ‘curriculums indoctrinating children’. He has irresponsibly sued the Obama administration 25+ times. Here is what Politifact says.

Here’s a typical workday for Texas’ attorney general: "I go into the office, I sue the federal government and I go home," Greg Abbott was quoted as saying to a tea party group in an April 30, 2013, Associated Press news story. …

Greg Abbott and his party’s obsession with women's control of their own bodies will make ‘flea market abortions more common. It will put the lives of many Texas women at risk. He should remember the Texas women battle cry of this summer, “Women Will Remember In November.”

Greg Abbott, A Gift To Wendy Davis

Texans are being activated. Texans are now awake. The reception Texas Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is getting throughout the state this early is astounding. It speaks well for the turnout in 2014. Battleground Texas is engaged and registering voters at high rates. Greg Abbott and his party are making it easier to see a Wendy Davis governorship.



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Originally posted to ProgressiveLiberal on Wed Oct 30, 2013 at 05:58 PM PDT.

Also republished by Houston Area Kossacks and Turning Texas: Election Digest.

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