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."
The pay is decent, the work is hard and few make the top pay Black touted
Workers who pick produce in Georgia’s fields can make $12 to $18 an hour.
Water use claim not all wet
"Annual water usage in 2010 was actually down more than 18 percent from usage in 2006."
Waist line for Georgia's kids growing. Costs, though, not as bad as Deal says.
"The health care price tag for childhood obesity in Georgia is $2.4 billion annually and rising."
Chambliss tax claim half true
"When we lower tax rates, we generate more in revenues. That happened in '86 with the Reagan plan, happened in 2001, following the Bush plan."
Chicken farmer claim doesn't exactly fly straight
Says Charlotte Nash "pretends to be a chicken farmer" in order to get property tax exemptions.
Illegal immigration report uses estimates to reach debate conclusions
Illegal immigration costs Georgia $2.4 billion a year
Obama no friend to big biz, Herman Cain, potential GOP foe, says
The United States is "the only developed country in the world that has not cut its corporate tax rate."
Johnson claim on economy is mixed bag
"The economy we preside over today is better than the one we inherited."
State lawmaker's ethics claim lacks greater context
A national organization says Georgia has one of America’s toughest ethics laws.
Deal healthcare projection needs more detail
The impact of the 2010 federal health care legislation will be "huge" on Georgia.
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