They actually rose
The premiums on Medicare’s prescription drug program have fallen almost every year since it began.
But he made that exact point
Says that he did "not exactly" say that communities have the right to ban mosques.
'Job years' are not actual jobs
Georgia Department of Transportation
The Northwest Corridor highway project in Cobb and Cherokee counties "is expected to create over 9,700 jobs statewide."
Hall earns an 'F' for False
Atlanta Public Schools’ 2011 CRCT tests were "given under the strictest security possible."
Truth in critical condition
Under last year’s health care reform, "a bunch of bureaucrats decide whether you get care, such as continuing on dialysis or cancer chemotherapy."
A solution to the debt ceiling that's not as easy as it looks
"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."
Congressmen are keeping their eyes on the federal credit card
National Republican Congressional Committee
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."
Immigration law is a code of a different color
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.
No football = more crime? A penalty on that claim.
"Do this research … watch how much crime picks up if you take away [football]."
We read it. It's not there.
In the U.S. Constitution, "there’s a little section in there that talks about life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."
Waist line for Georgia's kids growing. Costs, though, not as bad as Deal says.
"The health care price tag for childhood obesity in Georgia is $2.4 billion annually and rising."
Missive's factoid deserves Dear John letter
Says the Internal Revenue Service estimated it must hire "16,500 agents at a cost of $10 billion to the taxpayer" to enforce the federal health care overhaul.
Cain's CT scan claim needs reexamining
Says "in Canada, the number of CT scan machines per 1,000 people is like one-tenth of what we have here in this country. That's why people have to wait."
Numbers provide math lesson for student
"The Georgia Lottery Corp. has only once in the past 16 years paid out the agreed upon 35 percent of proceeds to the account which funds the HOPE scholarship."
Broun needs to brush up on his history
Says President Franklin Delano Roosevelt sent his advisers to study socialism with Soviet dictator Josef Stalin so the president could replicate it in the United States.
Broun's off by a factor of two
Says the federal government borrows "almost $60 billion per week."
Sunday alcohol sales claim seems all wet
Georgia state senators
Say easing restrictions on selling alcohol on Sundays will result in more traffic crashes and fatalities.
Those aren't actual jobs
Building and running the Atlanta Streetcar is projected to create 1,399 jobs.
Chicken farmer claim doesn't exactly fly straight
Says Charlotte Nash "pretends to be a chicken farmer" in order to get property tax exemptions.
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