Statements about Technology
Americans "invented the automobile."
"20 percent of the time (smart guns) won't work."
"28 percent of Kentuckians don’t have any online access."
A judge's order means there's a "Constitution exemption zone" if you live "within 100 miles of the United States border."
"All" University of Texas "student-athletes get an iPad."
"Things went wrong with the Medicare prescription D plan that George Bush rolled out."
"Hidden" in the healthcare.gov code is language that means users "waive any reasonable right to privacy of your personal information."
"No one beta-tested" healthcare.gov.
The health care marketplaces have "no privacy protections."
"Wind power is the most undependable form of renewable energy."
Says some Austin school district classrooms lack electrical outlets.
"Over half" of science, technology, engineering and mathematics students "receiving advanced degrees are not citizens of the United States of America."
Says PETA "is using this really fancy drone to follow hunters around in some places in other countries."
"Already, a prototype driverless car has traveled more than 300,000 miles in the crowded maze of California streets without a single accident."
"The Chinese government provides their people no access to the Internet."
"You can't bring an iPad or a piece of paper and a pencil in the (Wisconsin Assembly) gallery to take notes of what's going on," but "you can bring a gun up there."
Employers and schools have no right to conduct "surveillance of a dorm room or a worker’s cubicle."
"We have more people working in clean and green energy than in oil and gas in this country."
The federal government has made investments in science and technology inventing the products that led to the creation of Google.
"Under current law, if you go on a dating website and you say you're 32 and you're actually 42, you've committed a misdemeanor."
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