Statements we say are False
Says Rick Perry "wanted to secede from the union."
Says the government wants to require farm tractor drivers to hold commercial driver’s licenses even if they’re just crossing a single public road.
Says opponent David Dewhurst is a "career politician."
"The only growth sector that we’ve had in the last two years in America is government growth."
Says President Barack Obama’s "own economists say the stimulus cost $278K per job ‘created.’ "
Says Texas is the only state that exempts jet fuel from its state motor fuels tax.
Says legislative debate of airport pat-down procedures initiated federal changes in security procedures.
Says that under City Council Member Randi Shade, Austin had the "highest city debt per person in Texas."
Says U.S. House opponent Michael Williams does not live in and has never voted in the congressional district he’s seeking to represent.
Says Rick Perry said there’s an administrator for every teacher in Texas public schools.
Says Gov. Rick Perry has been "begging" for the federal government to send the Coast Guard to patrol two lakes on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Says judges are using Shariah law in Dearborn, Mich.
"At Texas A&M University, only 49 out of 3,000 faculty members brought in enough money to pay for their salaries and overhead over the past five years."
Says that in 41 states, government workers "are better paid than the taxpayers who support them."
Says the fluoride Austin is putting in its drinking water is "toxic waste."
Austin’s Pease Elementary "is a school that was created as part of the Texas Constitution."
Says the state’s budget shortfall is "not that much different" than it was in 2003.
The Texas Constitution "still contains Jim Crow provisions about the poll tax and restrictions on women having the right to vote."
Texans eat more catfish than residents of all other states combined.
Says nobody in higher education believes Gov. Rick Perry’s proposal to "serve up $10,000 college degrees" is possible.
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