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Gov. Rick Perry: Texas going blue, he says, “is the biggest pipedream I have ever heard.”
“[Rick] Perry calls it the “Texas Miracle” and that miracle has profited corporations and the rich in our state extremely well. But if you’re a regular American, if you’re a regular Texan, a work a day person, this is not the kind of economy you’re going to enjoy. For example, Perry talks about all the jobs that he’s created. What he doesn’t mention is that those jobs are mostly jobettes, not real jobs. In fact, in his 10 years as governor, he’s created more minimum wage jobs than all other states combined. He’s also managed to create a state in which we’re:
We’re number one in the things we ought to be number 50 in, and we’re number 50 in the things we ought to be number one in.”
A high school algebra teacher at Clear Brook High School in Friendswood, Texas, allegedly told a 9th grade American-born Muslim girl in his class, ‘I Bet You’re Grieving’ - VillageVoice