Statements we say are Half-True
Says IBM leader told Obama that using IBM technology to cut fraud could "pay for" health care reform.
"Eighty percent of the net new jobs created in the state of Texas since 2009 went to the foreign-born."
"When you sanction the Iranian central bank, that will shut down (Iran's) economy."
"We cut a record $15 billion from our state budget."
"The Confederate battle flag never flew over Texas, but... you might soon see it on our license plates."
Proposition 2 on November’s Texas ballot "does not cost state taxpayers any money."
Says Rick Perry wrote a newspaper item saying he was "open to amnesty" for illegal immigrants in the United States.
Says Texas unemployment is dire in various ways such as a doubling in the jobless rate during Rick Perry's governorship. Also, the Texas rate has increased faster than the national rate during Barack Obama's presidency.
"In Texas, we created over 1 million new jobs while the rest of the nation lost over 2 million."
"During Sherrod Brown’s past decade as a D.C. politician, more than one out of every four jobs that has left America, left from Ohio. ... Sherrod Brown will own these horrendous Ohio job numbers next year."
"Our president has labeled Americans as soft."
Says more than 1 million Texans are jobless, the state has its highest unemployment rate in more than 20 years and joblessness doubled on Rick Perry’s watch.
Says Rick Perry increased spending in Texas by more than 50 percent.
Says Rick Perry co-chaired Al Gore’s campaign for president.
Says that in 2001, Rick Perry spoke favorably of binational health insurance between Mexico and Texas.
Says the private sector in Texas created 1 million jobs over the past decade.
Says Texas’ unemployment rate has doubled on Rick Perry’s watch.
Says he did not support the October 2008 legislation to rescue Wall Street firms.
"When you look at what we have done over the last decade, we created 1 million jobs in the state of Texas. At the same time, (the rest of) America lost 2.5 million."
Rick Perry "was the (campaign) chairman for Al Gore at one time, not too many years ago."
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