Statements about Homeland Security

"We’re at the point of reaching 2 million deportations ... this is a historic level, more than any other president of the United States."

David Dewhurst is "the first lieutenant governor in history to have a personal security detail."

Action by the Milwaukee County Board will "provide the County Executive with the same level of security as the Governor and the Mayor of Milwaukee while saving taxpayers $300,000."

On foreign policy, Joe Biden was against aid for Vietnam, said the fall of the Shah was "a step forward" for human rights in Iran, opposed Reagan's defense build-up and voted against the first Gulf War.

"The Obama administration has used the Espionage Act to go after whistleblowers who leaked to journalists ... more than all previous administrations combined."

"Under the Espionage Act, (Edward Snowden would not be) allowed to come into court and say ‘I was justified in disclosing this information.’ There is no whistleblower exception in the Espionage Act."

In altered photo, says Barack Obama wants "more of Texans’ private data" via health care.

"Under Mayor Cicilline, [Providence] was a sanctuary city."

"There are still tens of thousands of missing service members from previous and current conflicts that our nation is working to find and repatriate."  

Says Ken Cuccinelli supported a law that could allow people to carry missile launchers into airports.

Says about NSA data collection: "Every member in both parties who served on the Intelligence Committee voted in favor of this."

"U.S. Department of Homeland Security has told banks -- in writing -- it may inspect safe deposit boxes without warrant and seize any gold, silver, guns or other valuables it finds inside those boxes!"

Says that since he took office, "there have been no large-scale attacks on the United States."

"Taxes and fees amount to about 20 percent of a typical $300 round-trip domestic ticket. That’s higher than taxes on products like alcohol, tobacco and firearms."

"When the president's spokesman was asked about (Anwar) al-Awlaki's son, … he said he should have chosen a more responsible father."

U.S. military uniforms are manufactured in China.

"The White House has three staff calligraphers making between $86,000 and $97,000 each, and just one National Security Director. She makes $55,000."

"Donna Shalala left me with 12 million doses" of smallpox vaccine and "I created enough" to vaccinate "every man, woman and child against smallpox in America."

Says President Barack Obama promised a "pathway to citizenship" to undocumented immigrants and "didn't deliver jack squat on any of it."

Federal regulations required the changes to Georgia's driver’s license renewal process.  

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