Up $5 trillion, not all Obama's fault
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."
Total varies, and it’s likely less than 40
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!"
Boundary set in 1867 with “Emperor of all the Russias”
Says U.S. is giving seven Alaskan islands to Russia.
Romney touted a different law
Mitt Romney "says the Arizona immigration law should be a model for the nation."
"I've never supported a payroll tax."
Disregards Reagan's first two years as president
Says combined inflation and unemployment rates in October 2011 were the highest since Ronald Reagan succeeded Jimmy Carter.
Less than half, actually
Says "large majority" of Republicans believe Obama is a Muslim and not U.S.-born.
Former lobbyist, voted in '02 Democratic primary
Says challenger Dominic Chavez is a "Rick Perry Republican" lobbyist.
Cut in half, then subtract
"Just on Jan. 1 of this year, there were 40,000 new laws put on the books in one day."
Austin-area shoppers pay most of cost
Says bus riders subsidize the "expensive, romanticized" Leander-to-Austin train.
David Dewhurst "has never once cut one penny from the state budget."
Romney talked about earlier Arizona mandate
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.
Nobody could know
A Dallas proof-of-insurance ordinance resulted in area tow lots mostly filling with the cars of illegal residents.
Too slippery to pin down?
"Illegal counterfeiting and piracy costs the U.S. economy $100 billion... every year."
Egg checks reduced but not ended
Says she "wiped out" the state Agriculture Department’s inspections of eggs at retail sites like grocery stores.
Guns were there, but ballistics report inconclusive
"Ballistic tests have confirmed that the death of at least one U.S. Border Patrol agent was caused by" weapons that were part of a federal arms trafficking operation.
If by national, you mean GOP voters in three states
Says a new national poll shows "the majority of the American people believe we should have a gold standard" for U.S. currency.
We found nearly three dozen
Says there were only "about eight or 10" inflammatory sentences in his newsletters.
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