All statements involving Rick Perry
Our "kids can’t openly celebrate Christmas or pray in school."
"A part-time Congress with half the pay would still make $38,000 a year more than the average American family."
"When you sanction the Iranian central bank, that will shut down (Iran's) economy."
"I have sent over $400 million to the border of Mexico in the form of Texas Ranger recon teams."
Says Rick Perry "proposed a binational health insurance program with Mexico."
Says President Barack Obama thinks Americans are lazy.
Under energy efficiency legislation sponsored by U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, "federal bureaucrats could take over the local building code enforcement in your city if so-called ‘green mandates’ are not complied with quickly enough."
"We cut a record $15 billion from our state budget."
President Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid support Rick Perry’s "decision to give in-state tuition to illegal immigrants."
"We spend half a trillion dollars a year in tax preparation."
Says that under his tax plan, "no matter where you are in the stratosphere, you're going to be getting a tax cut."
Says Mitt Romney has flip-flopped on abortion rights.
Says "tanking" Rick Perry’s federal tax plan has "huge tax cuts for rich people and big tax hikes for everyone else."
Says that "we brought CHI Manufacturing, that had business in China, back to" Texas.
Says Rick Perry wrote a newspaper item saying he was "open to amnesty" for illegal immigrants in the United States.
Says Texas unemployment is dire in various ways such as a doubling in the jobless rate during Rick Perry's governorship. Also, the Texas rate has increased faster than the national rate during Barack Obama's presidency.
"In Texas, we created over 1 million new jobs while the rest of the nation lost over 2 million."
"Our president has labeled Americans as soft."
"We cut property taxes by one-third in the state of Texas while I’ve been governor."
"Romneycare was model for Obamacare."
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