Frishe said the services tax was needed
Accountability in Government
Says Jim Frishe wanted to "tax us for doing our taxes" through an accountant.
Several groups compared voter turnout with registrations
In 2008, "33.2 percent of those who voted early on the last Sunday before Election Day were African-American, while 23.6 percent were Hispanic."
He's right, in part because we're such a big country
"A million people a year come into the U.S. legally. No other country even comes close to that figure."
Not a bad recap
"In the 2000 Florida election, at least 1,100 eligible voters were wrongly dropped from voting rolls in an attempt to purge a list of felons. Many of those who were dropped showed up to vote and were told they could not."
He said what he said and he didn't do it.
Obama promised to cut the deficit by half by the end of his first term but he "hasn't even come close."
He voted for a jobs bill
Says George LeMieux was one of two Republicans who voted for President Barack Obama's jobs bill.
Blunt but accurate
Says that U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says troops are leaving Iraq "too fast."
Like many other states
"We are at a 40-year low in our crime rate in our state."
Most of us don't make that much
"98 percent of American families" make "under $250,000 a year."
Opposition was limited but vocal
"When we passed (the stand your ground law), we said it portends horrific events when people's lives were put into these situations."
Obama now blames the economy
Says Barack Obama "promised he would cut the deficit in half" but didn’t.
Beating the state average
Pasco County schools have graduation rates "substantially higher than the state average" and dropout rates "below the state average."
We're No. 45! We're No. 45!
"Florida ranks 45th" in the nation for tuition.
Florida is "the largest dog-racing state in the country."
Still high, but it has dropped
Florida "unemployment has dropped more than 2 percentage points, down from 12 percent to 9.9 percent, the second-largest drop in the nation."
Numbers make the case
"91 percent of Latinos support the DREAM Act, which allows undocumented youth to attend college," but Marco Rubio opposes it.
Many GOPers, and three Dems
In 1992, Mitt Romney "gave money to Democrats for Congress."
There are 86 languages spoken at Miami Dade College.
Lobbyists direct "strategic advice"
Says Newt Gingrich’s contract was with "the lobbyists at Freddie Mac."
These stats should stay in Vegas
Florida Chamber of Commerce
Nevada has been recently ranked No. 1 in "unemployment, foreclosures, violent crime, personal bankruptcy and divorce."
© 2015 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 • 727-893-8111
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise