Statements we say are False
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."
"Not a single segment of the proposed Beltline intersects the MARTA system at MARTA stations."
Gains in Atlanta Public Schools scores on a national standardized test lend credence to "dramatic" score increases on state tests.
An Environmental Protection Agency regulation that goes into effect Jan. 1, 2012, regulates dust.
The Atlanta Beltline paid nearly $3.5 million for less than a quarter-acre.
Stimulus money funded a government board that made recommendations that would cost 378,000 jobs and $28.3 billion in sales.
"This is the worst jobs recovery since the Great Depression."
"[Eighty-five percent] of the funds collected in each county will be redistributed elsewhere -- not spent in the county in which it is collected."
"An amazing 5,400 jobs were lost in the first 12 months of the (smoking) ban’s implementation in Ohio’s hospitality industry alone."
The premiums on Medicare’s prescription drug program have fallen almost every year since it began.
Says that he did "not exactly" say that communities have the right to ban mosques.
The Northwest Corridor highway project in Cobb and Cherokee counties "is expected to create over 9,700 jobs statewide."
Atlanta Public Schools’ 2011 CRCT tests were "given under the strictest security possible."
Under last year’s health care reform, "a bunch of bureaucrats decide whether you get care, such as continuing on dialysis or cancer chemotherapy."
"The U.S. won't default, because default means that you don't pay your creditors. And it takes about 10 percent of the money that's coming in right now" to pay interest to bondholders.
"If you're from Guatemala and you are found illegally in Mexico, you are automatically jailed."
U.S. Reps. John Barrow and Sanford Bishop and their fellow Democrats "went on a spending spree and now their credit card is maxed out."
Georgia’s illegal immigration crackdown laws should be called the "Brown Codes" because of their similarity to the "Black Codes" governing blacks after the Civil War.
"Do this research … watch how much crime picks up if you take away [football]."
In the U.S. Constitution, "there’s a little section in there that talks about life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."
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