Statements about History
"Redistribution" has "never been a characteristic of America."
When Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid were created, "Republicans stood on the sidelines"
"Since 1961 … our private economy has produced 66 million private-sector jobs. So what's the jobs score? Republicans 24 million, Democrats 42 (million)."
"Seven presidents before (Barack Obama) -- Republicans and Democrats -- tried to expand health care to all Americans."
In the past 27 months, President Barack Obama has created more private-sector jobs than "in the Reagan recovery."
Says 88 Texas constables have died in the line of duty.
Says Barack Obama "robbed Medicare (of) $716 billion to pay for ... Obamacare."
Says the "largest tax increase in American history is set to occur on January 1st unless President Obama and Congress can come to an agreement."
President Ronald Reagan sent troops into conflict "only in one circumstance, which was in Grenada … We were in a peacekeeping setting in Lebanon."
The U.S. initially had three federal felonies: treason, piracy, and counterfeiting securities and money.
"Obamacare" represents "the largest tax increase in the history of the world."
Says he could be "the first president in modern history to be outspent."
Says a national Coca-Cola study showed Texans love Texas more than residents of any other state love their state; Wisconsinites ranked second.
"When Mitt Romney was governor, Massachusetts ... (had) more debt per person than any other state in the country."
"As Governor: Romney did not keep public safety funding in line with inflation."
As governor of Massachusetts, "Romney reduced unemployment to just 4.7 percent."
Says combined inflation and unemployment rates in October 2011 were the highest since Ronald Reagan succeeded Jimmy Carter.
"When Mitt Romney was governor, Massachusetts lost 40,000 manufacturing jobs, a rate twice the national average."
Massachusetts under Gov. Mitt Romney initially ranked last among states in job growth, but by the end of his governorship, "we were in the middle of the pack."
Under Gov. Mitt Romney, Massachusetts ranked "47th in job creation."
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