Texas really is a fucked up place. Here is there 25-page proposal for state Republicans governing guide for the next 2 years.
Some of the highlights.
The Texas Republican Party wants the 16th Amendment to be repealed, along with the federal minimum-wage. It wants Social Security to be eliminated, along with early-childhood-development programs. It’s worked up about the Fairness Doctrine, the formation of a “North American Union,” and “the implementation of one world currency” — none of which is seriously being pursued by anyone. American foreign policy towards Israel should, the platform argues, be based on the Republican Party’s interpretation of the Bible.