All Half-True statements involving Rick Perry
Since 2000, Texas has reduced "harmful pollutants in the air like nitrogen oxide by 62.5 percent, and ozone by 23 percent--a reduction that is 12 percent greater than the national average."
Texas added 6,600 miles of highway from 2001-2012, more than any other state.
"Every year, more than $40 million are leaving Missouri for the Lone Star State."
Says Wendy Davis, "born into difficult circumstances," was the daughter of a single mother and a teenage mother herself.
Says Sam Houston opposed slavery and as governor said Texas should not leave the union over slavery.
Barack Obama has "provided guns to Mexican drug cartels."
Says that in fiscal year 2010, "nearly 80 percent of women served" in the Texas Women’s Health Program received services from a provider other than a Planned Parenthood clinic.
"Santorum also voted for a teapot museum in North Carolina."
Says the Obama administration catches and releases nonviolent illegal immigrants.
"When you sanction the Iranian central bank, that will shut down (Iran's) economy."
"We cut a record $15 billion from our state budget."
"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."
Coca-Cola’s CEO "said he finds it easier to do work in China than in the United States."
Says the private sector in Texas created 1 million jobs over the past decade.
Says he did not support the October 2008 legislation to rescue Wall Street firms.
"When you look at what we have done over the last decade, we created 1 million jobs in the state of Texas. At the same time, (the rest of) America lost 2.5 million."
"Michael Dukakis created jobs three times faster" than Mitt Romney.
Says the national debt and President Barack Obama's "refusal to control spending led to our nation's credit rating being downgraded for the first time in history."
Says the 2012-13 state budget "leaves $6 billion in a rainy day fund."
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