Doesn't factor growth of entitlements
If Congress froze the current spending level and then cut it by 2 percent annually, "we could balance the budget in five years."
CORRECTED: Perry was supporter, not chairman
"Governor (Perry), you were a Democrat, having worked for Al Gore as his campaign manager..."
Cue the band
Says he’s the first Aggie governor of Texas.
The Bushes should know better about trusting exit polls
"Rick Scott got a majority of the Hispanic vote in Florida."
How to begin?
Says over 25 percent of the Texas budget funds services to non-U.S. citizens.
Levies on cigarettes, fireworks and more
Says he has a track record of not raising taxes.
Neither candidate nor state provides the "standing orders"
Says that under Gov. Rick Perry, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers have had "standing orders" not to inquire into the immigration status of people unless they're under arrest.
Methodology has major flaw
"Of those 850,000 (new Texas) jobs, most were public-sector jobs and minimum-wage jobs."
Aid rendered can't be spent twice
Rick Perry is "taking money away from hurricane victims" and diverting it to "remodel the Governor's Mansion."
Net job gains bigger than Cowtown population
"More Texans have new jobs today than the entire population of Fort Worth."
Perry signed changes into law--in 2006.
Says Rick Perry recently said he "wanted another (Texas) business tax."
Perry's blind trust leaves us in the dark in measuring his net worth
"Rick Perry has become a millionaire on the public payroll."
Perry won't debate until White makes public more income tax return
Says Rick Perry told students he couldn't attend a gubernatorial forum due to scheduling conflicts, then on forum day "tweeted that he'd just been running with his dog."
He's talking about changes in net assets ...
"Houston suffered $1.7 billion in operating losses under Mayor Bill White."
Numbers check, but different time periods yield different results
Says "the Texas unemployment rate has even grown more than the nation's as a whole."
No evidence Perry threw weight behind 'file-and-use' regulatory system
"Perry pushed for a law that lets insurance companies raise homeowners’ rates without having to justify the increase."
Parents, your right to consent was never in question
Rick Perry thinks "injecting 11- and 12-year-old girls with a controversial drug (the HPV vaccine), without a parent's consent, is a good idea."
Not New Mexico
Texas has "a higher unemployment rate than neighboring states."
While California lost some 800,000 jobs
"We've created more than 850,000 jobs, more than all the other states combined."
He paid in -- and got some out
Says Bill White "didn't pay taxes while earning $133,600 annual salary as deputy secretary of energy."
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