All True statements involving Rick Perry
"Over the last 10 years, Texas created 33 percent of the net new jobs nationwide."
Says fewer than 30 percent of Texas college students graduate in four years and only 58 percent graduate within six years.
Says Barack Obama has played nearly 100 rounds of golf as president.
Says you need a photo ID to purchase Sudafed in Texas.
Says Mitt Romney has flip-flopped on abortion rights.
"Romneycare was model for Obamacare."
Says he "came to the Republican Party sooner in age" than Ronald Reagan.
Says only four Texas legislators voted against a law giving in-state tuition rates to certain illegal immigrants.
"I became a Republican sooner in my life than" Ronald Reagan did in his.
"Texas added more jobs in 2010 than any other state."
Says there have been 50 million abortions since Roe v. Wade was decided.
Says he’s the first Aggie governor of Texas.
"The (federal) debt is growing by more than $4 billion a day."
"More Texans have new jobs today than the entire population of Fort Worth."
"We've created more than 850,000 jobs, more than all the other states combined."
"If you will go look up the definition of 'act of God,' we've used it in legal terms for a long time in this state."
"Texas has installed more wind power than any other state, and all but four countries."
"Washington cannot hide from the fact that Congress hiked the national debt ceiling to $14.3 trillion. They cannot hide from the fact . . . that the budget that they’re going forward with has more than a $5 trillion in debt in it over the next five years."
U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison “has voted nine separate times to raise the national debt ceiling.”
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