Statements we say are Pants on Fire!

Says Barack Obama "began his presidency going on a worldwide apology tour."

Says Texas did not bail out a loan program he oversaw as state agriculture commissioner.

Says "our taxes have doubled" with Rick Perry in office.

Says Rick Perry is "spending more money than the state takes in, covering his deficits with record borrowing."

Say Texas U.S. Reps. Eddie Bernice Johnson and Sheila Jackson Lee are among open Socialists in Congress.

Benzene has "never been proven to be harmful."

Says it probably costs more than $300,000 to run for a seat on the Pedernales Electric Cooperative board of directors.

Says the hospital listed on Barack Obama’s just-publicized long-form birth certificate denies the president was born there.

"We don’t have bars on campus in Texas. It’s against the law... no alcohol allowed."

"Our children do not spend any time in school learning about our own U.S. Constitution."

Says Travis County, home to Austin, is the most liberal county in the United States.

"The last Christians are about to leave" Iraq.

Says the state's Medicaid waiver proposal "has languished in a file cabinet at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for more than two years."

Says Joe Straus "was co-author of a bill that would have allowed Planned Parenthood to control public school sex education."

Says over 25 percent of the Texas budget funds services to non-U.S. citizens.

Patrick Rose "voted to explore a state income tax."

Says Rick Perry recently said he "wanted another (Texas) business tax."  

Says Texas voters are being asked to act this November on a proposed constitutional amendment affecting property taxes.

Rick Perry thinks "injecting 11- and 12-year-old girls with a controversial drug (the HPV vaccine), without a parent's consent, is a good idea."

How to contact us:

We want to hear your suggestions and comments. Email the Texas Truth-O-Meter with feedback and with claims you'd like to see checked. If you send us a comment, we'll assume you don't mind us publishing it unless you tell us otherwise.

Browse The Texas Truth-O-Meter: