Statements we say are True
Says Gloria Steinem once called Kay Bailey Hutchison a "female impersonator."
Says you need a photo ID to purchase Sudafed in Texas.
"More than half of the births in Texas are paid for by Medicaid."
Says there are four super PACs on the Republican side of the Texas U.S. Senate race.
Says local Texas chambers of commerce were granted exemptions from paying property taxes on their headquarter properties.
Says Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ted Cruz "opposes the DREAM Act, which is supported by 85% of Latinos."
Says Ron Paul doesn’t believe in marriage licenses.
Says Newt Gingrich aligned with Nancy Pelosi on global warming.
Says King Street Patriots held a fundraiser featuring an author who believes that registering the poor to vote is un-American.
Says Barack Obama promised to halve the deficit in his first term.
Says Mitt Romney has flip-flopped on abortion rights.
"Romneycare was model for Obamacare."
Says only four Texas legislators voted against a law giving in-state tuition rates to certain illegal immigrants.
Says Rick Perry "provided in-state tuition... for illegal immigrants."
"Ten years ago the Austin Water Utility used a total of 240.3 million gallons. Every summer since then our peak day of water use has been lower."
"I became a Republican sooner in my life than" Ronald Reagan did in his.
Says Ron Paul insisted FEMA should be shut down.
Congressional Budget Office "says 8 (percent) unemployment till 2014!"
"Twenty-five states have lower unemployment than Texas" which is "tied with Mississippi for more minimum-wage jobs than anywhere in the United States."
Says members of the military have sent him more campaign contributions than they’ve sent President Barack Obama and more than twice what they’ve sent other Republican presidential candidates.
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