What Did Texans #AskObama?

Yesterday afternoon, our country's most technologically savvy President (a self-described CrackBerry addict) held the first-ever President Twitter Town Hall, where netizens of all stripes could submit questions to the Commander by simply appending the hashtag #askObama to their tweets.

With the entire state in a months-long crippling drought, a few controversial court cases in the national spotlight, and our longest-serving Governor rumored to be running for an even higher office, Texans had a lot on their 140-character-addled brains yesterday. In order to get a feel for what the Hive Mind was thinking, we searched Twitter for the #askObama hash tag and either "Houston" or "Texas."

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This Twitterer is concerned with the enforcement of the Vienna Treaty in the case of Humberto Leal.

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This Twitterer could be a Minuteman in the making.

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A reasonable question for a divided country and government.

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Old wounds heal slowly. Some form of this sentiment was repeated and retweeted with wild abandon. Just like how Houston was abandoned during the shuttle distribution process.

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And this tweet, about the ongoing controversy over religious speech at the Houston National Cemetery, was also a common refrain.


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Obama promised on three separate occasions to support a VA hospital for South Texas. But that was back in 2008 when he was running for president. 

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