Stats a push on casino impact on crime
Crime rises in communities with casinos.
It's not great, but not as bad as you think.
"When housing and transportation costs are combined, Atlanta’s cost of living -- typically perceived as relatively low -- ranks as 7th worst out of 51 metros nationally."
Where's the exit? This fact-check is expensive.
The average Atlanta resident "spends an extra $924 each year in additional gasoline and wasted time."
It's must see TV, Mr. Mayor.
"We don’t allow filming inside of the City Hall unless there is a specific reason."
No lobbying needed to get a True on this claim
Georgia is one of three states that "effectively have no regulations whatsoever on lobbyists giving to legislators."
No charity for this claim
"[R]emember, the president proposed eliminating charitable deductions for higher-income taxpayers."
Debt claim gets cut in half
"[A]t his current rate, President Obama will have added more debt to the United State of America by the end of his first term than each of the previous 43 presidents -- combined!"
Medicare is ailing and this congressman has the diagnosis
"[N]early one in three primary care doctors are forced to limit the number of Medicare patients they see."
Nothing to brag about for Georgia
Georgia’s unemployment rate has exceeded the national rate for 50 consecutive months.
Second time's the charm for Santorum on this claim
Says the unemployment rate for college graduates is 4.4 percent and over 10 percent for noncollege-educated.
Georgia #1 in the wrong ranking.
Georgia has had ʺmore bank failures than any other state.ʺ
Claim veers off the tracks
"Not a single segment of the proposed Beltline intersects the MARTA system at MARTA stations."
Rick Perry's Coca-Cola claim fizzes on some details.
Coca-Cola’s CEO "said he finds it easier to do work in China than in the United States."
Perry job growth claim largely on target
"My home state since June of 2009 created 40 percent of the new jobs in America."
The claim goes up in smoke when you look at the actual numbers
"An amazing 5,400 jobs were lost in the first 12 months of the (smoking) ban’s implementation in Ohio’s hospitality industry alone."
Rogers claim on rail chugs in right direction.
Rail "doesn’t do a great job in lessening traffic."
Argument for Mitt Romney could use a little fine tuning.
"As governor, [Mitt Romney] balanced the budget without raising taxes and created jobs."
Pol's claim on U.S. students rates half-true. Studies show they still need to hit the books.
"Recent international reports show the United States near the bottom among industrialized nations for k-12 academic achievement."
State brings up the rear with SAT scores and graduation rates
"The state of Georgia is near the bottom among states for SAT scores and graduation rates."
The federal law books don't entirely back up lawmaker's claim.
Georgia’s illegal-immigration legislation "simply follows existing federal law."
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