Hurd cited focus on other committees
"Just two weeks ago, Congressman Hurd quit his post on the House Committee on Small Business saying that he was unable to find the time to serve."
Jobbed on jobs?
The U.S. unemployment rate has "been massaged, it’s been doctored."
Texas, by far
Starting in December 2007, "1.4 million jobs were created in Texas. In that same period, the rest of the country lost 400,000 jobs."
Officials from Panhandle to Valley
"As attorney general, I have prosecuted judges, district attorneys and other public officials across Texas who violated that (public) trust, who have been corrupted."
Cue the great recession
"The economy added more jobs during four years under Obama than it did in the entire eight years under George W. Bush."
Jobs jobs jobs
"Over the last 10 years, Texas created 33 percent of the net new jobs nationwide."
Smile, then swing
Says he "has repeatedly praised Chuck Hagel’s character, patriotism, bravery, and personal service defending our nation."
School-led prayer still barred
Says he "restored prayer and the pledge in our schools."
Chestnut of a distortion
"The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office concluded ObamaCare will cost the U.S. more than 800,000 jobs."
Says that "we brought CHI Manufacturing, that had business in China, back to" Texas.
Governors don't control economies
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.
Governor doesn't control economic circumstances
"In Texas, we created over 1 million new jobs while the rest of the nation lost over 2 million."
Statistic true, to a point, but ownership isn't so clear
"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."
Many factored thing
"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."
Big state, big numbers
"Twenty-five states have lower unemployment than Texas" which is "tied with Mississippi for more minimum-wage jobs than anywhere in the United States."
He's probably set records, but exact data wasn't available
Says he's arrested more criminals, "including thousands of child predators and sex offenders," than any previous Texas attorney general.
Filled up with un-so
Says Texas has so few gas-pump inspectors in the field, "the HEBs of this state, the Brookshires of this state, they're calibrating their own gas pumps. The (Texas Department of Agriculture) just sends them the stickers and they calibrate them."
Not largest tax hike, not necessarily liberal, not Obama-care
Says state Rep. Patrick Rose votes 90 percent with liberals, backed the state's largest tax increase, proposed nearly $15 billion in government spending and supported "Obama-style government-run health care system for Texas."
Decades of service -- but not all as governor
Says Rick Perry is a 25-year incumbent.
More money comes Perry's way
Gov. Rick Perry broke his promise that he would not accept a $40,000 pay increase.
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