Rick Santorum says Rick Perry requested 1,200 earmarks as governor of Texas.
Kindling on an old fire
Says Barack Obama "began his presidency going on a worldwide apology tour."
Perry was there
Says Texas did not bail out a loan program he oversaw as state agriculture commissioner.
Fails to show the way
Says "our taxes have doubled" with Rick Perry in office.
Cash flows fine
Keep Conservatives United
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.
About 34 adults die per hour, according to an outdated estimate
"Obesity kills 34 children per hour."
It's a carcinogen
Benzene has "never been proven to be harmful."
Sixty times less in 2010
Says it probably costs more than $300,000 to run for a seat on the Pedernales Electric Cooperative board of directors.
And the "birther" beat goes on
Says the hospital listed on Barack Obama’s just-publicized long-form birth certificate denies the president was born there.
Beers at the Cactus after class? They're on us
"We don’t have bars on campus in Texas. It’s against the law... no alcohol allowed."
We the people will study in the Constitution
"Our children do not spend any time in school learning about our own U.S. Constitution."
Maybe 57th-most liberal
Says Travis County, home to Austin, is the most liberal county in the United States.
The last Christian family in an Iraqi town is considering leaving
"The last Christians are about to leave" Iraq.
It was False once. Repeating claim sets meter aflame
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."
The state and local governments control sex ed
Says Joe Straus "was co-author of a bill that would have allowed Planned Parenthood to control public school sex education."
How to begin?
Says over 25 percent of the Texas budget funds services to non-U.S. citizens.
Income-affected tax maybe, not income tax
Patrick Rose "voted to explore a state income tax."
Perry signed changes into law--in 2006.
Says Rick Perry recently said he "wanted another (Texas) business tax."
Wrong on topics and election's timing
Says Texas voters are being asked to act this November on a proposed constitutional amendment affecting property taxes.
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