Statements we say are False

Says "the jurisdictions with the strictest gun control laws, almost without exception … have the highest crime rates and the highest murder rates."

Says Texas public school funding grew three times the rate of enrollment from 2002 to 2012.

Says George Washington said a free people should be armed to guard against government tyranny.

Says that under Texas law, it takes six years to close a failing school.

Says Texas economy is about 30 percent larger than Australia’s.

"There is no evidence that poor people abuse drugs more frequently than any other socio-economic group."  

Says Barack Obama has added $16 trillion to the national debt.

Says that if Texas, California and New York all voted for Democratic presidential nominees, "it would be mathematically impossible for Republicans to elect a president."

Says most Texas schools spend 45 out of 180 school days in mandated testing.

Says an appointed board created under Obamacare "will have the ability to come between you and your doctor in determining the best treatment options for you!"       

Says U.S. is giving seven Alaskan islands to Russia.

Mitt Romney "says the Arizona immigration law should be a model for the nation."  

"I've never supported a payroll tax."

Says combined inflation and unemployment rates in October 2011 were the highest since Ronald Reagan succeeded Jimmy Carter.

Says "large majority" of Republicans believe Obama is a Muslim and not U.S.-born.

Says challenger Dominic Chavez is a "Rick Perry Republican" lobbyist.

"Just on Jan. 1 of this year, there were 40,000 new laws put on the books in one day."

Says bus riders subsidize the "expensive, romanticized" Leander-to-Austin train.

David Dewhurst "has never once cut one penny from the state budget."

Says that Mitt Romney, while he was in Arizona, said he believes the state’s SB 1070 immigration law should be the model for national immigration laws.

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