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  •  RICK PERRY (0+ / 0-)

    RICK PERRY'S GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS GOVERNOR OF TEXAS:
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    •A 34 billion dollar budget deficit

    •Texas Ranks #1 in population living below the poverty line ( 17.2 % ).

    •Worst environmental record in the United States

    •Ranks #1 in illiteracy

    •Ranks # 1 on the poorest gun regulations in the US and highest per capita gun murder rates in the US

    •Ranks #1 with the highest real estate taxes per $1,000 value of a home in the United States

    •Ranks #1 in the lowest high school graduation rate

    •Ranks #1 with the highest interest rates “pay day” companies can charge

    •Ranks # 1 in those making below minimum wage

    •Ranks 50th ( dead last ) in Teacher Pay

    •Ranks # 1 (26.5%) who lack health insurance

    •Ranks # 1 (20.3%) of children who lack health insurance

    •Ranks # 1 in the highest per capita executions in the world

    •Ranks # 50th in $ spent for Medicaid for the poor and children

    •Ranks 50th ( dead last ) in $ spent on its citizens

    •Ranks # 1 in the # of food insecure children.

    •Ranks 49th ( the 2nd lowest ) in Medicaid $ given to nursing homes

    •Ranks 2nd highest in teen births

    •Ranks #2 with the highest home insurance rates

    •Ranks #2 with the highest sales tax

    •Ranks 49th in $ funded for the mentally ill

    •Ranks #1 with the highest overall pollution rate

    •Ranks #1 in adults under correctional control

    •Ranks #1 in adults on court probation

    ### - Oh yeah, the vaunted job creation in Texas is nothing more than a bunch of minumum wage jobs and government jobs that Perry paid for with money from Pres Obama's stimulus program (the same stimulus program that Perry claims killed jobs).

     

    "He's the one, who likes all our pretty songs. And he likes to sing along. And he likes to shoot his gun. But he knows not what it means" - Kurt Cobain

    by Jeff Y on Wed Sep 07, 2011 at 11:58:44 PM PDT

    •  RICK PERRY #2 (0+ / 0-)

      RICK PERRY'S GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS GOVERNOR OF TEXAS:
      .........................................................................

      •A 34 billion dollar budget deficit

      •Texas Ranks 1st in population living below the poverty line ( 17.2 % ).

      •Worst environmental record in the United States

      •Ranks 1st in illiteracy

      •Ranks 1st on the poorest gun regulations in the US and highest per capita gun murder rates in the US

      •Ranks 1st with the highest real estate taxes per $1,000 value of a home in the United States

      •Ranks 1st in the lowest high school graduation rate

      •Ranks 1st with the highest interest rates “pay day” companies can charge

      •Ranks 1st in those making below minimum wage

      •Ranks 50th ( dead last ) in Teacher Pay

      •Ranks 1st (26.5%) who lack health insurance

      •Ranks 1st (20.3%) of children who lack health insurance

      •Ranks 1st in the highest per capita executions in the world

      •Ranks 50th in $ spent for Medicaid for the poor and children

      •Ranks 50th ( dead last ) in $ spent on its citizens

      •Ranks 1st in the # of food insecure children.

      •Ranks 49th ( the 2nd lowest ) in Medicaid $ given to nursing homes

      •Ranks 2nd highest in teen births

      •Ranks 2nd with the highest home insurance rates

      •Ranks 2nd with the highest sales tax

      •Ranks 49th in $ funded for the mentally ill

      •Ranks 1st with the highest overall pollution rate

      •Ranks 1st in adults under correctional control

      •Ranks 1st in adults on court probation

      ### - Oh yeah, the vaunted job creation in Texas is nothing more than a bunch of minumum wage jobs and government jobs that Perry paid for with money from Pres Obama's stimulus program (the same stimulus program that Perry claims killed jobs).

      "He's the one, who likes all our pretty songs. And he likes to sing along. And he likes to shoot his gun. But he knows not what it means" - Kurt Cobain

      by Jeff Y on Thu Sep 08, 2011 at 01:01:45 PM PDT

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