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."
Mixed results, unanswered questions
Gains in Atlanta Public Schools scores on a national standardized test lend credence to "dramatic" score increases on state tests.
Claim is just dust in the wind
An Environmental Protection Agency regulation that goes into effect Jan. 1, 2012, regulates dust.
Land price claim has cracks in foundation.
The Atlanta Beltline paid nearly $3.5 million for less than a quarter-acre.
Chester the Cheetah's not dead yet
Stimulus money funded a government board that made recommendations that would cost 378,000 jobs and $28.3 billion in sales.
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