Texas-sized claim has little proof
"Every engine manufacturer in the United States is now in the state of Texas."
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Compared to what?
Says Houston is "home to more doctors, more nurses, more researchers than any other place in the world."
Counts major tax swap as more school aid
Says Texas public school funding grew three times the rate of enrollment from 2002 to 2012.
Up $5 trillion, not all Obama's fault
Says Barack Obama has added $16 trillion to the national debt.
Fa la la la la False
Our "kids can’t openly celebrate Christmas or pray in school."
No federal takeover
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."
Says that under his tax plan, "no matter where you are in the stratosphere, you're going to be getting a tax cut."
Support came after action
Says he "got lobbied" by a woman with late-stage cancer about vaccinating Texas girls against a virus that can cause cervical cancer.
Perry's tone has softened, but his comparison is still wrong
Social Security is a "Ponzi scheme."
Doctors go where the people are
Says Texas gained 21,000 doctors due to tort reform.
Actually, consensus is solid
Scientists are "questioning the original idea that man-made global warming is what is causing the climate to change. … (It is) more and more being put into question."
Not law or policy to mix the two
"In Texas, we teach both creationism and evolution in our public schools."
Says the government wants to require farm tractor drivers to hold commercial driver’s licenses even if they’re just crossing a single public road.
Says legislative debate of airport pat-down procedures initiated federal changes in security procedures.
Notably bigger any way it's sliced
Says the state’s budget shortfall is "not that much different" than it was in 2003.
Governor, we have a problem
Says the first word spoken from the moon was "Houston."
Pssst, not fraudulent nor get-rich-quick
"Social Security is indeed a Ponzi scheme."
There's not a grain of salt big enough to make this statement true
Says the federal government restricts "how much salt we can put on our food."
Levies on cigarettes, fireworks and more
Says he has a track record of not raising taxes.
He paid in -- and got some out
Says Bill White "didn't pay taxes while earning $133,600 annual salary as deputy secretary of energy."
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