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"Schools in some states are spending up to 100 days a year doing test-prep or actual testing."

Every day, "about 100 people will be arrested for possession of marijuana in Georgia."

Social Security has nothing to do with the federal deficit.

Medicare "premium support" backed by Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan "is not vouchers."

Voter identification laws make it complicated and expensive to get an ID, essentially instituting a modern-day poll tax.

"We know there are more Democrats in Georgia than Republicans. We know that for a fact."

"Mitt Romney’s platform ...won't protect the mortgage interest (tax) deduction for middle-class families."

Says his plan to end the toll on Ga. 400 fulfills his campaign promise to commuters.

"The voting public had no say" in the Atlanta region’s proposed transportation project list.

Sixteen thousand new Internal Revenue Service agents will be "empowered to enforce" the new health care legislation.

U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey gave the government the power to electronically spy on Americans without a warrant.

"Since the beginning of the economic downturn in FY 2008, the state workforce has been reduced by 12.4 percent as part of overall cost savings measures to balance the budget to reduce revenues."

"There is no Plan B" if the transportation referendum is not passed by voters.

A government analysis shows under a proposed transportation tax, "metro Atlanta will create or support an additional 200,000 new jobs, including jobs that are maintained year over year."

Taxpayers subsidize 80 percent of each MARTA trip

Georgia crackdown on illegal immigration costs state farmers $400 million last year.

Before the HOPE scholarship, "70 percent of the high school students who made 1400 or above on their SAT left the state of Georgia. Now, 70 percent of those stay in the state of Georgia."

"The state [food stamp call center] program is administered from foreign shores."

"Every 1 percent increase in the cost of health insurance today causes about 30,000 Georgians to be uninsured."

The "Democrat majority in the Senate has failed to submit [a] budget in the past 1,000 days."

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