Dollar number short changes accuracy
"We are giving almost $2 billion of taxpayer money to the junk food and fast food industries every year to make the (childhood obesity) epidemic worse."
Two sets of stats say he's wrong twice
"It’s gotten to a point where the average federal worker makes twice as much as the average private sector worker."
Zero pay cut equals zero on accuracy
"Unfortunately everyone needs to cut back in these tough economic times. That's why I voted to cut my own pay along with the pay of our state employees."
Donations predate corruption probe and didn't amount to "thousands"
Ohio House Republican Organizational Committee
"Matt Patten kicked off his dirty campaign with thousands in dirty cash from guess who? (Frank) Russo and (Jimmy) Dimora."
Donation predates indictment by more than 2 years
Ohio Republican Party
Says Maryellen O’Shaughnessy "accepted campaign cash from indicted politician Jimmy Dimora."
Might as well call him "Ted the Destroyer"
"Ted Strickland destroyed Ohio jobs when he busted the budget."
Data predates Fisher taking office
"Under Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher, Ohio is 44th in the country in terms of getting money actually into worker retraining."
Boyce is not Muslim and has never been to the mosque
"Boyce gave (a lobbyist’s) wife a sensitive job in the treasurer’s office, a job Boyce admitted he only made available at their mosque."
Voters gave her a raise when they re-elected her
"O’Shaughnessy even voted for her own personal stimulus package -- a taxpayer-funded pay raise for herself."
Other people, like President Clinton, also favored these deals
"Kasich’s trade deals cost Ohio thousands of jobs - 49,000 jobs to Mexico, 91,000 to China."
Count is at least $1 billion short
About $4.89 billion in one-time money was used to balance the current state general revenue fund budget.
Factually incorrect is more like it
"It's factually correct to say" that Jennifer Brunner inherited at least 18 lawsuits when she came into the office that were a result of Ken Blackwell’s "mismanagement of the 2004 election."
Overstates his rival’s vacuuming power
Rob Portman is "the one who actually sucked the jobs out of the (Mahoning) Valley and sent them to China."
Interim directors don't count?
"We didn’t have a development director for over seven months."
Often repeated, but quote came from someone else
Says that Lee Fisher once said, "I never met a gun control bill I didn’t like."
A popular claim but it's still wrong
"The Department of Health and Human Services is providing $160 million to the state of Pennsylvania to set up a new high-risk insurance pool program that would cover any abortion legal in the state."
State funding actually is reduced
"In Ohio, we invested in our children, raising school funding by 5.5 percent in the last budget."
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