Tax claim needs a refund
"Do you know those former Soviet Bloc countries have all moved to flat taxes?"
In the ballpark, but not exact
About 3 percent of Gov. Nathan Deal’s appointments have been African-American.
The decision to remove Chick-fil-A from Emory University was based solely on student feedback.
No Hollywood ending for this claim
The Internal Revenue Service spent $60,000 on a "Star Trek" training video.
Claim needs the rest of the story
Elizabeth Colbert Busch
In South Carolina, women earn 76 cents on the dollar to men’s earnings.
So who's a bigger budget cutter?
"In the last two years, I have supported and proposed $155 billion worth of targeting cuts. Dr. Gingrey has presented zero."
Almost too good to be true
B. Heath Mitchell
The city of Nelson, Ga., is "quieter than Mayberry."
Depends on the method, complexity
"Opponents of Section 5 (of the Voting Rights Act) complain of state expense, yet their only cost is the paper, postage and manpower required to send copies of legislation to the federal government for review."
Depends on your definition of "we"
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed held not one conversation with the public about the new Falcons stadium project
Time out on this claim.
"In this city, there hasn’t been a stadium that’s lasted more than 27 years."
Chicken claim needs more seasoning
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
"[A] 2009 USDA study found that 87 percent of chicken carcasses tested positive for generic E. coli ... just prior to packaging."
Cost depends on level of work
Says the Georgia Dome would need up to $350 million in work over the next five to seven years.
Devil in the details, and those aren't done yet
"What concerns me is there is only two sentences that have been written about minority business."
"Every dollar we invested in high-quality, early education programs can save more than $7 later on by boosting graduation rates, reducing teen pregnancy, even reducing crime."
Math correct, but needs more context
State support for local schools per pupil has decreased by at least 25 percent over the past decade.
Apples & oranges argument
"State revenue projections have missed the mark month after month."
Price isn't quite right
The fiscal cliff deal "increased spending."
Kinda yes, kinda no
The fiscal cliff deal "ultimately raised taxes."
Taxpayers are "on the hook ... for less than a third" of the proposed new Atlanta Falcons stadium, and those funds are "repaid from money that comes from outsiders."
Numbers need context
Libertarian Party of Georgia
The increase in the current state budget was greater than the inflation rate and the rate of population growth in Georgia.
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