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"We've seen priests beheaded by the Islamic rebels on the other side. We've also seen an Islamic rebel eating the heart of a soldier."
Says there's a "100-year-old international norm not to use chemical weapons."
"State law says that once the state appraises a piece of property, they can only pay it a certain amount above appraisal."
"We now sell more products made in America to the rest of the world than ever before."
Says "Canada has one-tenth of our population—yet it issues far more high-skilled visas (more than 150,000) yearly than we do (65,000)."
The Senate immigration bill "has immediate legalization ... and the border security is sometime in the future, and just like in 1986, it's designed never to come into being."
Says first eight chosen to draw Austin City Council districts are seven Democratic primary voters and one Republican primary voter.
Says Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told insurance companies "they couldn't inform their policyholders of what they thought the impact of Obamacare would be on them."
Says Kelly Ayotte voted to "fix background checks."
"Every Florida teacher gets a pay raise."
The Manchin-Toomey amendment "would have criminalized certain private transfers of firearms between honest citizens, requiring lifelong friends, neighbors and some family members" to get government approval.
A new law "requires the USDA to approve the harvest and sale of crops from genetically modified seed even if a court has ruled against the crop as being dangerous to public safety or the environment."
Says U.S. greenhouse gas "emissions are at 20-year lows."
While the sequester is in effect, the federal government is still funding a study on duck penises.
"We have a federal government that thinks they have the authority to regulate our toilet seats."
"Seven of the 10 highest-income counties in the country ring the city" of Washington D.C.
A "legacy of taxing and borrowing … crippled the economy we inherited two years ago."
Says if Congress doesn’t avoid the sequester, "tens of thousands of parents will have to scramble to find child care for their kids."
Says Travis County's unemployment rate is below the national average while its poverty rate exceeds the national average--and local poverty is rising.
Says Massachusetts has three state-mandated student tests and Finland just one.
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