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"The economy we preside over today is better than the one we inherited."

Recommendations for a major tax overhaul for Georgia are an "overall tax hike."

The nation's food supply is "99.99 percent safe."

Red light camera installed to "promote public safety."

Roy Barnes voted against a bill in the state Senate that would have made it easier to convict child abusers.

"We refused to balance the budget on the backs of our children."

"Barnes opposed the creation of the HOPE Scholarship and campaigned against Zell Miller on the issue."

Horse racing could boost Georgia's economy by $1 billion a year and create 10,000 to 20,000 jobs.

Federal stimulus money went to a Georgia Tech project that will "apparently involve the professor jamming with 'world-renowned musicians' to 'hopefully also create satisfying works of art.'"  

"Congress and President Obama have accumulated more debt since he took office than the total amount of debt accumulated during the first 200 years of the United States existence."

"Roy Barnes is part of the team that has run up trillions of dollars in debt that Americans will spend years paying off, and they've done it without creating one job."

"[U]nlike every other major transit system in the nation, MARTA has never received any significant, dedicated funding from the state of Georgia."

Allowing all Bush income tax cuts to expire on Dec. 31 "will amount to the largest tax increase in the history of America."

When Atlanta Police Chief George Turner was interim head of the department, overall crime fell 14 percent and violent crime dropped 22.7 percent.

Jim Marshall "votes liberal in Washington ... and we aren't fooled."

GOP candidate for governor Nathan Deal "is a former Clinton Democrat."

Says Democratic opponent is "too Republican to stand up for us."

"When you were casting your vote for Republicans, Brian Kemp was voting for Democrats."

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