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Operating a health care exchange would be "illegal" in Georgia and some states because of legislation passed in those states.

The "error rates" for the Fulton County elections department are "well below the average."

"Clayton County offers the lowest operating millage rate in Metro Atlanta."

" … if the Agreement goes into effect, the millions of Mexican citizens who will become eligible for Social Security benefits may have a far stronger claim to benefits and protection against cuts than U.S. citizens!"

Gov. Nathan Deal "has taken at least $15,600 from the (Koch brothers), their businesses, and their employees."

A United Nations arms treaty would "almost certainly force" the U.S. to "create an international gun registry, setting the stage for full-scale gun confiscation."

A proposed tax to fund transportation projects would spend $90,000 to take a single vehicle off the road during the morning and afternoon commute.

Funding the federal health care law without a tax hike will "require the state to cut nearly a quarter of its annual budget."

The health care law is "the largest tax [increase] in the history of our country"

The Americans for Tax Reform pledge "relates to new taxes that were going to be initiated by legislative action."

The Georgia Regional Transportation Authority "concluded that light rail in Cobb County would more than double commute time and would therefore be unsuccessful in alleviating traffic congestion."

"When we took office, let me remind you, there was virtually no international pressure on Iran."

"We don’t allow filming inside of the City Hall unless there is a specific reason."

A proposed regional transportation tax will last "a minimum" of 10 years, and has been approved to last longer.

The Keystone oil pipeline "would employ 20,000 people in the United States."

New federal projections estimate that the health care overhaul "will cost $1.76 trillion over 10 years -- well above the $940 billion Democrats originally claimed."

"[R]emember, the president proposed eliminating charitable deductions for higher-income taxpayers."

"The biggest contribution" behind a decrease in U.S. unemployment "was 1.2 million people leaving the workforce"  

Claims Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said "she prefers the South African Constitution over the United States Constitution."

"You can’t put a gun rack in a [Chevrolet] Volt."  

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