He was one voice in the workers' struggle
Says Bernie Sanders "fundamentally changed the lives" of Immokalee farm workers in Florida for the better.
Perhaps in the nation, but not in Florida
"The CBO says if we raise the minimum wage the way Charlie (Crist) wants to do it, it would lose 500,000 jobs."
Unclear on ranking, questionable on blaming Scott
Says Rick Scott’s record on jobs includes Florida "ranked 2nd in the nation in long-term unemployment."
In some cases and places, not always
"Agriculture has always required a significant workforce from abroad."
There is a program, but no one likes it
The United States does "not have a system through which growers and dairies can bring a workforce legally into the U.S."
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."
A trend years in the making
"About 230,000 people that were on unemployment when I took office are not on unemployment now."
It's funded better than many other states
"Today, you can't rely on (the retirement fund for public employees), it's not funded."
Even Wikipedia can be right sometimes
"According to Wikipedia, there are only five countries in the entire planet that are more unequal than the United States in the distribution of our wealth."
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