Statements about Economy
"When you sanction the Iranian central bank, that will shut down (Iran's) economy."
Says President Barack Obama thinks Americans are lazy.
Says the main Central Texas food bank is delivering 50 percent more food to the poor than three years ago.
Says that "we brought CHI Manufacturing, that had business in China, back to" Texas.
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.
"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."
"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."
Congressional Budget Office "says 8 (percent) unemployment till 2014!"
Says the national debt and President Barack Obama's "refusal to control spending led to our nation's credit rating being downgraded for the first time in history."
Says that before Rick Perry became governor, "only 4 percent of our total labor force was a minimum wage job ... Today, that number has more than doubled (to) 9.5 percent."
"The only growth sector that we’ve had in the last two years in America is government growth."
Says President Barack Obama’s "own economists say the stimulus cost $278K per job ‘created.’ "
"Since June 2009, about 48 percent of all the jobs created in America were in Texas."
"Under Randi Shade," Austin has "had the highest cost of living of any large Texas city."
Says that in the last five years, Texas "created more jobs than all other states combined."
"Prices are going up. Unemployment is continuing to go up."
Says that in some Texas communities, "our unemployment rate is still at 10 and 20 percent."
"Last year, out of the 500,000 (in) population growth we had in the state of Texas, about 250,000 of the 500,000 came to Texas... from the other 49 states."
"On average, Americans spend less than 10 percent of their disposable income on food. Compare that to folks in Mexico, who spend 22 percent, China, 28 percent and Russia, 37 percent."
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