Crime down, stats show
Atlanta Police Foundation
"Crime in Atlanta is down 18 percent since 2009."
Falling out of popularity
"The commission form of government is definitely losing favor in the United States."
A fox-like move
Says there’s no language in the U.S. Constitution that prevents someone from running for Congress simultaneously in multiple states.
$756,905 and counting?
"I have returned money every year since taking office."
A penny looks smart
Finance experts estimate that paying in cash for the $2.5 billion in projects funded by the sales tax saved Gwinnett County more than $1 billion in interest payments.
Most voters prefer zombies to the current U.S. Congress.
One small meal for mankind
The very first meal on the surface of the moon was the Holy Communion.
Claim deserves to remain in your inbox
"The government does not need a warrant to read your old emails."
Right on the money
Americans spend more than $160 billion and 6 billion hours per year complying with the tax code.
Upon further review
"State law says that once the state appraises a piece of property, they can only pay it a certain amount above appraisal."
Clean bill of health for this claim
Says by rejecting an expansion of Medicaid under the new law, Georgia was depriving 25,000 veterans of health care coverage.
It's all there
"The Senate immigration bill is … filled with things like rewards for au pair agencies, Alaskan seafood processors and Vegas casinos."
This claim warrants a True.
"It is against the law for the NSA to record or monitor Americans’ phone calls without getting a specific FISA warrant to do so."
From author to supporting repeal
Bob Barr has changed his position on the Defense of Marriage Act over the years.
Not guilty of errors on this claim
"(T)he United States government and its Constitution says that people can be put to death."
The Pink Pony club in DeKalb County has never been cited for any violation of an ordinance or state law.
Council finds the middle
Norcross City Council
The proposed raises for the Norcross City Council would put it in line with other liked-sized communities.
Huge increase in pending claims
"Despite having their budget increased by over 40 percent since 2009 … pending claims for benefits with the (Department of Veterans Affairs) have increased from 391,000 to 890,000 under the Obama Administration."
System is in the black
Cobb is one of the largest school systems (in the nation) that is debt free.
Greater than 90 percent in most cases.
"More than 80 percent of Americans believe we need to have universal background checks."
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