? asked in Politics & GovernmentElections · 9 years ago

why doesnt Rick Perry talk about the public debt in texas or how they needed massive Gov fund to balance their?

books?

(Debt owed by the state of Texas has doubled during Perry’s tenure as governor; the state’s per-capita debt is worse than California’s.)

http://www.texasinsider.org/?p=50905

Update:

@no Mam HAHAHAHAHAHA..... well if usdebtorg says so the i guess that's that, ...did you fill out an application to refinance your mortgage while you were at usdebt.org?

gee wiz, and you question my source.

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  • 9 years ago
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    Perry is long on giving breaks to corporations in exchange for campaign contributions and short on helping the average Texan.

    What Perry either ignores or doesn’t know is how greatly Texas has benefited from the investments and regulations of the federal government he despises. He grew up, he tells all who will listen, on a small, hardscrabble Texas farm. But it was Franklin Roosevelt’s Rural Electrification Administration that brought electricity to those farms, which, left to the mercies of the market, would have remained dark for decades. The New Deal threw money at Texas, bringing it dams, highways and schoolhouses. The cumulative effect of policies such as the federal minimum wage has been to diminish the disparity that long existed between the industrialized North and the more poverty-stricken South.

    "Consider the Texas that Perry holds up to the rest of the nation for admiration. It has the fourth-highest poverty rate of any state. It tied with Mississippi last year for the highest percentage of workers in minimum-wage jobs. It ranks first in adults without high school diplomas. Twenty-six percent of Texans have no health insurance — the highest percentage of medically uninsured residents of any state. It leads the nation in the percentage of children who lack medical insurance. Texas has an inordinate number of employers who provide no insurance to their workers, partly because insurance rates are high, thanks to an absence of regulations."

  • fittje
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    i think of Gov. Perry is reliable. The circumstances related to the stimulus require that once the stimulus is long gone, the unemployment advantages would desire to proceed to be prolonged. The state would desire to then pay the prolonged advantages meaning the taxpayers in Texas will then would desire to %. up the tab. it style of feels the circumstances related to all of the stimulus courses create a bigger state government which would be very extreme priced as quickly as the stimulus funds is long gone. Gov. Jindl and another governors grew to become down the money for the comparable reason. i think of Gov. Perry would desire to be applauded for looking out for the taxpayers and searching forward to the monsters the stimulus creates.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    First of all, don't ever trust anything with a .org at the end of it....K

    Second thing is...don't ever trust "my bad" he's a dullard.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Or that the other jobs created in Texas are migrant minimum wage farm jobs?

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Texans never let the truth get in the way.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    I can't read such drivel.

    I'll be happy to look for a more rational, neutral source for you.

    Source(s): After 30 seconds I can see per capita debt in California is over $1500 more than Texas. Now you have lost the benefit of doubt. California - http://www.usdebtclock.org/state-debt-clocks/state... Texas - http://www.usdebtclock.org/state-debt-clocks/state...
  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Too many syllables.

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Or Gardasil for all!

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