Ups and downs
"Every month, we get the reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that say even more people have given up looking for work."
Six, five, six
"I’ve been reducing the number of Democratic" Texas Senate committee "chairs since I came in" as lieutenant governor.
Perry advocated greater road spending
Texans for America's Future PAC
"Thanks to (Rick) Perry's bad budgeting, the (Texas) highway department has to convert some modern paved state roads back to gravel."
Cited poll shows her losing for governor
Wendy Davis is "the most popular politician in Texas."
Counts thousands of unexplained hours
Obamacare-caused paperwork will annually absorb 190 million hours or more--and Mount Rushmore could be built 1,547 times over "with the paperwork."
"According to a recent Congressional Budget Office report, under Obamacare, 7 million people will lose their employer-sponsored insurance."
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."
More like $2,000 less, study indicates
"Texas women make an average of $8,355 less per year than men doing the very same job."
Border spending up, as available info suggested
Says the 2014-15 state budget "cut border security and funding to fight criminal gangs."
State spending alone usually doesn't
"Our recent state budgets have far exceeded population and inflation growth."
Says a Justice Department memo "directs that you must openly embrace gay marriage and homosexuality."
Remember that recession?
Says Obama policies contributed to gas prices rising from $1.89 in January 2009 to $3.51 today.
Outdated, too high
Says Texas has more than 80,000 abortions each year.
Hasn't been fully polled
Says unsuccessful Texas abortion legislation "was supported by a majority of" Texans.
No plan for dangerous criminals to pour out
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."
Ban stalled, wouldn't spill onto 7-Elevens anyway
Says New York has ‘bureaucrats telling you whether you can even drink a Big Gulp.’
Fund to replenish, state forecasts
Says Texas lawmakers agreed to cut state's rainy day fund in half, spending "$4 billion from current $8 billion."
Omits hoops and hurdles
Says 13 Texas universities "have announced or implemented a $10,000 degree."
School closed in 2010
"We have one charter school that for seven years has been rated unacceptable."
Other indicators say 32% to 52%
Says only 25 percent of Texas high school students graduate prepared for college or careers.
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