Still not accurate
The health care law is "the largest tax [increase] in the history of our country"
A spin too far
The Americans for Tax Reform pledge "relates to new taxes that were going to be initiated by legislative action."
Light rail claim light on proof
Transportation Leadership Coalition
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."
Virtually? Not exactly.
"When we took office, let me remind you, there was virtually no international pressure on Iran."
It's must see TV, Mr. Mayor.
H. Ford Gravitt
"We don’t allow filming inside of the City Hall unless there is a specific reason."
No zombie tax - for now
A proposed regional transportation tax will last "a minimum" of 10 years, and has been approved to last longer.
Jobs claim running on fumes
The Keystone oil pipeline "would employ 20,000 people in the United States."
Talking point botches numbers
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."
No charity for this claim
"[R]emember, the president proposed eliminating charitable deductions for higher-income taxpayers."
Bad use of data leads to wrong conclusion
"The biggest contribution" behind a decrease in U.S. unemployment "was 1.2 million people leaving the workforce"
That's not what she said
Claims Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said "she prefers the South African Constitution over the United States Constitution."
This claim is a lemon
"You can’t put a gun rack in a [Chevrolet] Volt."
Almost none are "skilled trade" jobs
Siemens has been unable to fill approximately 200 skilled trade positions in metro Atlanta.
Jobs funk data bunk
"The latest unemployment numbers have shown that nearly 315,000 Americans have simply given up hope when it comes to finding a job."
Nein nein nein
Says his 9-9-9 tax reform plan is not "regressive."
No safe haven for Bachmann claim about Newt
Says Newt Gingrich "has said that we should make the 11 million illegal workers that are in this country legal."
No, but Cain said other unpleasant things
GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain called Ron Paul’s followers "ignorant."
Actually, they can't
The newly created state Immigration Enforcement Review Board "can actually prosecute, and get them [violators] into jail, if we bring in the attorney general."
Solar, wind potential sunnier than Cain said
The Department of Energy’s "Billion Ton Study" has shown that wind and solar energy combined "could at best provide only 5 percent of our total energy needs."
Claim veers off the tracks
"Not a single segment of the proposed Beltline intersects the MARTA system at MARTA stations."
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