Statements about Homeland Security

Says three Ukrainians recently captured on a West Texas ranch are among "individuals from countries that have strong terrorist ties being apprehended" near the state’s border with Mexico.

David Dewhurst is "the first lieutenant governor in history to have a personal security detail."

In altered photo, says Barack Obama wants "more of Texans’ private data" via health care.

Says he "passed" eight measures, including ones to prevent groping at airport security checks and to bar "sanctuary" cities in Texas.  

Says the Department of Homeland Security has ordered "enough rounds of .40 caliber ammunition to kill every man, woman and child in the United States," possibly to combat "massive civil unrest" or "an invasion by a foreign power."

Says legislative debate of airport pat-down procedures initiated federal changes in security procedures.

"Every time you buy an airline ticket, the federal government runs a background check on you."

"In the last five years, 28,000 people have been killed along the U.S.-Mexico border."

Says a highway was closed in El Paso because of bullets flying across the border.

Because of violence spreading from Mexico, "you’ve got bullets hitting the city hall in El Paso. You’ve got bombs exploding in El Paso."

"We have a director of homeland security who cannot use and will not use the term 'terrorist attack' but instead substitutes 'man-made disaster.' "

"You’ve got almost twice as many cops in New York City as you do on our entire border. That’s nuts."

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