Almost smooth sailing
"The port provides more than 297,000 jobs directly to the state of Georgia."
True, but why?
South Carolina has a labor shortage, specifically in the meatpacking industry.
Recess is not just for kids
Congress has spent 66 of the first 100 days of this term in recess.
More late night fodder
The Tax Foundation
"We Really Do Have the Highest Corporate Tax Rate in the World."
Georgia loses "millions of dollars of revenue because people go out of state to buy fireworks."
Correct when considering size; changes with population
Says Virginia, Florida and Georgia are the three states that are the principal source for gun trafficking.
$100 a week? A month?
The Georgia Senate ethics resolution "doesn't define cap."
Numbers right, "blank check" disputed
Council for the National Interest
The United States gives $8 million a day to Israel and gives that country a blank check.
Hard to tie crime drop to one reason
"In Atlanta, since 1994 when the ‘Seven Deadly Sins’ (mandatory minimum sentences) took effect, the violent crime rate has dropped 62 percent."
Close to the mark
"Of the 18 stadiums built from 2004 to 2013, 47 percent of the total cost came from public sources."
Claim not an open-and-shut case
Leah Ward Sears
"I was never against same-sex marriage."
Will that rifle complete your order?
There are twice as many gun shops as McDonald’s in the United States.
Almost on the money
"Since last year’s address, more than 10,000 jobs created -- many on the high end of the employment scale."
This land is your land
J.D. Van Brink
The federal government owns 30 percent of the land in the 50 states, or about 650 million acres.
Not much hot air here.
"Wind powers nearly 13 million homes across the country."
Unfortunate shooting statistics
In 2010, 2,694 young people were killed by gunfire. 1,773 were victims of homicide; 67 were elementary school-age children.
We're number 1?
"[W]e see America's prison population exploding, with America having a greater percentage of its people behind bars than any other nation in the world!"
Realtors build a sturdy case.
National Association of Realtors
A "foreclosure tax" that would take effect in 2013 could mean a high tax bill for those facing foreclosure and millions of families who modified their mortgage or had a short sale through their lender.
Little to slow down this claim.
"When you look at the number of crashes before the cameras were installed compared to after, they’re virtually the same."
Odds are that your state's lottery director has limited gaming experience
Half the lottery directors across the country had not run a lottery before they were hired.
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