All statements involving Chain email
"The ACLU has filed a suit to end prayer from the military completely."
"Why was there no news coverage of this raid on the Arizona border? … Seizure was just five days ago. Right on the Arizona border!"
Says Texas retained the right to have a navy when it joined the United States.
"Having an entirely Democrat congressional delegation in 2009, when the [federal stimulus] bill passed, increases the per capita stimulus dollars that the state receives per person by $460."
Says a Barack Obama "black imposter" joke got a standing ovation at San Angelo rodeo.
A Dallas proof-of-insurance ordinance resulted in area tow lots mostly filling with the cars of illegal residents.
Says Gov. Scott Walker is "openly" backing a move to abolish the state retirement system and convert it to a 401(k)-style plan that will reduce pensions "by at least a third" for current and retired public employees
"This year President Obama canceled the 21st annual National Day of Prayer ceremony at the White House under the ruse of ‘not wanting to offend anyone.' BUT … on September 25, 2009 from 4 AM until 7 PM, a National Day of Prayer FOR THE MUSLIM RELIGION was HELD on Capitol Hill, Beside the White House."
"Private prisons do not chase escaped inmates past the perimeter like the public prisons do, which means more escaped prisoners in our communities."
"If you sell your house after 2012 you will pay a 3.8 percent sales tax on it."
In July 1996, Mitt Romney helped locate the missing teenage daughter of a partner at Bain Capital.
"What is the proper collective noun for a group of baboons? Believe it or not . . . a Congress!"
"Ever wonder why no one ever came forward from Obama's past, saying they knew him, attended school with him, was his friend, etc.? Not one person has ever come forward from his past."
While CEOs of some large charities have big salaries, the heads of some veterans groups do the job for free.
Barack Obama is the "First President to terminate America’s ability to put a man in space."
Medicare monthly premiums will go up to $104.20 in 2012 and $247.00 in 2014 due to "provisions incorporated in the Obamacare legislation, purposely delayed so as not to 'confuse' the 2012 re-election campaigns."
"Florida is the first state requiring drug testing to receive welfare!"
The Wisconsin Department of Corrections is considering implementing mandatory physical fitness testing for security staff.
Says a quote at the top of the redesigned website for the Department of Justice comes from a socialist who wanted to impose global common law.
Says that President Obama said, "Nobody made these guys go to war. ... Now they whine about bearing the costs of their choice?"
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