Statements from Texas Capitol
Louie Gohmert of Texas "blamed the mass shooting at a movie theater in Colorado on ‘the ongoing attacks on Judeo-Christian beliefs.'"
Louie Gohmert of Texas "compared the current general-in-charge in Egypt to George Washington."
I am "the only candidate for lieutenant governor to oppose in-state tuition for illegal immigrants."
"Every month, we get the reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that say even more people have given up looking for work."
Only "four countries in the world… allow abortions after 20 weeks" of pregnancy.
"Photo ID is not required for those who vote by mail."
"Thanks to (Rick) Perry's bad budgeting, the (Texas) highway department has to convert some modern paved state roads back to gravel."
"One out of 10 minimum-wage workers in the U.S. live in Texas."
"Ninety-five percent of all the wages in Texas are above minimum wage."
According to an article in the Economist magazine, Americans are "guaranteed" to live above the poverty line if they graduate from high school, keep their first job for over a year and get and stay married.
"Studies have shown that voter fraud is non-existent in Texas."
Pending a federal waiver, the 2013 Legislature "eliminated the overtesting of students in grades 3-8 by decreasing the number of tests from 17 to 8."
There "are 500 registered Republicans moving" to Texas "every day."
About 40 percent of U.S. illegal immigrants "came in on an airplane, with a legal visa, and just overstayed their visa and have never gone home."
Obamacare-caused paperwork will annually absorb 190 million hours or more--and Mount Rushmore could be built 1,547 times over "with the paperwork."
"Every year, more than $40 million are leaving Missouri for the Lone Star State."
Says that "unlike Texas, Missouri has a perfect AAA credit rating."
"I am every year the No.1 pick of all of the law enforcement agencies within Texas."
"According to a recent Congressional Budget Office report, under Obamacare, 7 million people will lose their employer-sponsored insurance."
"60 percent of Texas 8th graders are not proficient in math. Only 26% have a teacher with a undergraduate major in math."
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