Statements we say are Mostly False
Says drug cartels are using social media to offer rebates so more children from Central America get smuggled to the United States.
Congress is "on a five-week vacation."
"Wendy Davis’ legal work is currently under FBI investigation."
The Obama administration spent "$205,075 in ‘stimulus’ funds to relocate a shrub that sells for $16."
"Wendy Davis has already taken more $ from teacher unions than the past 3 Democrat gubernatorial candidates combined."
"Under Greg Abbott, Texas four-year-olds would be forced to undergo standardized tests."
Every one of "more than 30 federal judges who have considered the issue of gay and lesbian rights since last June… ruled that marriage is a constitutional right and you cannot deprive individual citizens of that right based on their sexual orientation."
More "25- to 34-year-olds are moving to Austin than any other city in America."
"Greg Abbott said it would be a ‘waste’ to expand pre-k to all Texas children."
David Alameel "is giving thousands of dollars to support the Republican Party candidates" including John Cornyn and Greg Abbott.
On HealthCare.Gov, Texan Mark Sullivan "found a good" health insurance "plan that includes dental, for less than $80 a month."
"I started the whole year" as a senior on the University of Illinois football team and "led the team in interceptions and tackles from defensive back."
"I have cut taxes 63 times, including a 2006 property tax reduction that ranks as the largest in state history."
"All" University of Texas "student-athletes get an iPad."
In "reality," there have "been no problems whatsoever" with the Texas voter ID law.
"Onion Creek’s highest flow rate" on a recent night of flooding "was 120,000 cubic feet per second, which is nearly double the average flow rate of Niagara Falls."
Wendy Davis is "threatening to raise taxes up to $35 billion."
"Neville Chamberlain told the British people: ‘Accept the Nazis. Yes, they will dominate the continent of Europe, but that is not our problem. Let's appease them. Why? Because it can't be done. We cannot possibly stand against them.’"
Louie Gohmert of Texas "blamed the mass shooting at a movie theater in Colorado on ‘the ongoing attacks on Judeo-Christian beliefs.'"
"Every month, we get the reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that say even more people have given up looking for work."
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