Statements about History
"In Texas, there are 668 Democratic Hispanic elected officials to the 60 in the Republican Party."
Says critics called the original GI Bill "welfare."
Says the U.S. federal income tax rate was 0 percent until 1913.
More Hispanics "have been elected statewide (in Texas) on the Republican ticket than on the Democratic ticket."
"The Confederate battle flag never flew over Texas, but... you might soon see it on our license plates."
"I became a Republican sooner in my life than" Ronald Reagan did in his.
Says Rick Perry "wanted to secede from the union."
Says that several times in the last 15 years, Austin City Council candidates have won seats after trailing by more than 4,000 votes in the election prompting the runoff.
"Martin Luther King Jr. was a Republican!"
Says the U.S. Constitution provides for just compensation when land is taken under eminent domain.
"Today almost half our debt is owned by foreigners."
"Today, we have two Vietnams, side by side, North and South, exchanging and working."
"In Rick Perry's Texas, the governor threatens to leave, to secede from the greatest country in the" world.
Says he said last year there's "absolutely no reason" for Texas to secede.
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