A special fund for improvements, not general funds
"If we use (Tax Increment Financing) funding, that's going to take funds from the general fund for Pinellas County, as it will take funds from the general fund for the city of St. Pete."
Numbers tell a different story
"Homicides against blacks have tripled" since Florida’s "stand your ground" law has been in existence.
Dozens of artists, including Justin Timberlake, Jay Z and Rihanna, are canceling Florida shows like Stevie Wonder in protest of "stand your ground."
Throw some ice cold tap water on this claim
Miami-Dade has "the nation’s highest-rated tap water."
The pairing misleads
Florida Democratic Party
A study ranked Florida "No. 1 in government corruption" under Gov. Rick Scott.
Separate raises for separate jobs
Says Gov. Rick Scott allowed Republican legislators to cut his teacher pay raise proposal by 60 percent.
Not simple addition
Charles Van Zant
"Abortionists have reduced our black population by more than 25 percent since 1973."
Carolina Panthers and Washington Redskins also pay property taxes
The Miami Dolphins "are the only NFL team in the entire nation that pays property taxes."
No such figure exists
Americans United for Life
"In 2010 alone, 1,270 infants were reported to have died following attempted abortions and notably that is only one year."
Come back, Yeller!
Says rabid animals from other states carry "different strains of rabies" that Florida "vaccines and serums don’t affect."
West Wing writers? No
"This (parent trigger) legislation was drafted by President Obama's top advisers. It was drafted by President Clinton’s top advisers."
Study commissioned by Host Committee does not equal "everybody"
"Super Bowl L by everybody's estimation is a $500 million economic impact to the state of Florida."
The real problem was real estate, real estate, real estate
A "legacy of taxing and borrowing … crippled the economy we inherited two years ago."
Evidence by omission
Says Rick Scott called education not a "core function" of the state.
Not so $imple
Florida has "the second-lowest (campaign) contribution limit in the entire country."
According to a questionable state study
Says a federal plan to expand Medicaid would cost Florida taxpayers $26 billion over 10 years.
Penalties don't start until 2014
"National studies are already showing the negative effects that the health care law is having on businesses and our economy. Businesses across the country are raising their prices … (or) cutting jobs as a result of the added cost."
This claim needs a recount
A precinct in the Allen West-Patrick Murphy recount has "7 registered voters in Guatemalan community and the tally showed 900 voted!!!!!"
More doesn't mean more accurate
"Bill Nelson actually voted in favor of higher taxes 272 times."
Not nearly that many times
"Bill Nelson voted for higher taxes 150 times."
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