Rice University marching band mocks Rick Perry

The Rice University MOB (Marching Owl Band) mocks Rick Perry and asks a crowd of Texas Longhorn fans, “The next time you go to the polls, ask yourself, ‘Is your candidate smarter than an Aggie’?”


Rick Perry: The Texas [not so] Miracle


* Overall Birth Rate – 2nd
* Teenage Birth Rate – 7th
* Births to Unmarried Mothers – 17th
* Percent of Women with Pre-Term Birth – 9th
* Cervical Cancer Rate – 11th
* Percent of Women with High Blood Pressure – 16th
* Number of Executions – 1st
* Millions redirected from low-income electricity program
* Mandatory vaccinations benefit family members and cronies
* Diverted hundreds of millions from education to campaign donors
* Diverted $16 million from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund to campaign donors
* $14 billion in federal stimulus money diverted to cronies
* Percent of Women Living in Poverty – 6th
* Percent of Children Living in Poverty – 4th
* Average Monthly Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) Benefits per Person 47th
* Hundreds of teachers laid off this summer due to inadequate education funds
* Total Health Expenditures as % of the Gross State Product – 43rd
* Health Care Expenditures per Capita – 44th
* Percent of Low Income Population Covered by Medicaid – 49th
* Per Capita State Spending on Medicaid – 49th
* Per Capita State Spending on Mental Health – 50th
* Workers’ Compensation Coverage – 50th
* Rejected $555 million in federal unemployment insurance funding
* Wants to opt out of Social Security and Medicare,
* though these are not entitlements but insurance programs Texans have paid for
* Percent of Uninsured Children – 1st
* Percent of Population Uninsured – 1st
* Percent of Non-Elderly Uninsured – 1st Read more of this post

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