Statements from Washington
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."
Says U.N. arms treaty will mandate a "new international gun registry."
"According to a recent Congressional Budget Office report, under Obamacare, 7 million people will lose their employer-sponsored insurance."
Says that according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 71.2 percent of Hispanic registered voters in Texas and over 86 percent of African American registered voters participated in the 2012 elections.
Says "the acting chief of the IRS said he – and the majority of IRS employees – would rather stay with his current" health "plan than switch to Obamacare."
Says the U.S. Postal Service has taken no taxpayer aid since 1971, funds operations entirely from the sale of stamps and related products and makes an "operational profit year after year."
Says Greg Abbott "converted over $1 million in federal grant money intended for use to prosecute online sexual predators and other cyber crimes and instead used it to harass and prosecute senior citizens who were assisting other senior citizens in applying for mail-in ballots."
Says a Justice Department memo "directs that you must openly embrace gay marriage and homosexuality."
Says Obama policies contributed to gas prices rising from $1.89 in January 2009 to $3.51 today.
"Texas ranks: #1 in worker deaths, #1 carbon emissions, #50 in high school graduates, #50 in funding for mental health patients."
Says Austin is the "largest city in America without a congressional district anchored in it."
Says a growing number of extremely premature babies survive into healthy childhood.
"Abortion is the second-most conducted surgical procedure in this country."
Says student loan interest rates will double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent July 1.
Says 97 percent of food stamp benefits "are paid in the proper amounts to people who are really eligible."
Says the Obama administration plans to reduce the number of beds devoted to holding individuals violating immigration laws and to "release hundreds of dangerous criminals into our communities."
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