- Nov 16, 2010
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Here's some Perry fact checks.....
Scientists are "questioning the original idea that man-made global warming is what is causing the climate to change. … (It is) more and more being put into question."
Actually, consensus is solid
Says the government wants to require farm tractor drivers to hold commercial driver’s licenses even if they’re just crossing a single public road.
Says the state’s budget shortfall is "not that much different" than it was in 2003.
Says the first word spoken from the moon was "Houston."
"Social Security is indeed a Ponzi scheme."
Says the federal government restricts "how much salt we can put on our food."
PolitiFact | All statements involving Rick PerrySays approximately 70 percent of jobs created in the United States in November 2007-2008 were in Texas.
Only true by overlooking most of United States
Says President Barack Obama delivered $2 billion to Brazil to help with offshore drilling projects.
Not $2 billion and not from Obama
"The number of uninsured people in Massachusetts is about the same as it was when the mandates were passed in 2006."
Reduction by at least 300,000 is not "about the same"
PolitiFact | All statements involving Rick PerryMy "border security efforts have led to a 60 percent decrease in border crime."
Claim omits El Paso, Laredo, Brownsville and other burgs where most people live