Statements we say are True
Dan Patrick was the only state senator "who voted against the Veteran Entrepreneurship Program, a program that assists veterans in successfully starting up their own businesses."
Says Central Texas river water sent to downstream rice farmers in 2011 equaled about three years’ worth of Austin’s water use.
Says Dan Patrick has "called immigration into Texas an invasion" and "said immigrants coming into Texas bring ‘third-world diseases.’"
A record number of immigrants not from Mexico are "being apprehended at the border."
"At the beginning of World War II, we had a relatively small army, smaller than Portugal’s."
Four (maybe five) Latinos have served on the Austin City Council.
"Public display of a long rifle is perfectly legal in Texas."
Rick Perry doesn’t think there should be a federal minimum wage.
Says Dan Patrick "proposed Arizona-style show-me-your-papers legislation."
With only 67 bills or so passed into law, "2013 was the least productive year in congressional history since we’ve been keeping record."
During Lyndon B. Johnson’s first 20 years in Congress, "he opposed every civil rights measure that came up for a vote."
Says he was the only statewide elected official to speak in favor of a federal guest worker plan at the 2012 Republican Party of Texas convention.
The National Science Foundation awarded $700,000 to fund a climate change musical.
"Ted Cruz has been to Iowa four times. Rio Grande Valley of Texas -- just once."
"If you rent a U-Haul to move your company, it costs twice as much to go from San Francisco to Austin than the other way around, because you can’t find enough trucks to flee the Golden State."
"As attorney general, I have prosecuted judges, district attorneys and other public officials across Texas who violated that (public) trust, who have been corrupted."
Austin is "a city that has basically doubled in size every 25 years or so since it was founded."
Travis County is "surrounded by red counties."
Nearly 40 percent of his McAllen-area constituents suffer from obesity.
"Texas has the highest rate of uninsured in the nation. ... And there are more uninsured children in Texas than in any other state."
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