Shifting pension, health premiums apt to cut take home pay
"In this bill that I’ve just signed, we don’t cut anybody’s salary. We don’t take away their pension. And we don’t destroy their health care."
Approval from secret federal court replaces traditional warrant
"What we have done with the PATRIOT Act, we've given the government enormous powers. We've given the government the right to reach deeply into people's private lives, into their business affairs, without a court order."
Simplified statement cuts out 40 million people
A space shuttle the National Museum of the United States Air Force near Dayton would be "within a day's drive of 60 percent of the U.S. population."
Data quoted correctly, but the snapshot isn't from 2011
"Across the United States, 25 percent of voting age African Americans do not have the photo ID that this bill would require."
Correlation or causation?
William G. Batchelder
Says a photo ID voting law in Georgia didn't dissuade black voters from participating in voting. "It hasn't, it doesn't, and apparently, if you do cause and effect in that state, it's been helpful."
Faulty leases the culprit that lets Big Oil off the hook
"Due to a flaw in the 1995 Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act numerous oil companies are now drilling in the Gulf of Mexico in federal lands and paying no royalties to the federal government."
Claw back process underway but no money yet recovered
Ohio Director of Job Creation "Mark Kvamme just clawed back about $900,000 from companies that made promises and they didn't keep them."
Private sector jobs on the rise for the last year
"If you look at the jobs lost in the private sector as opposed to the job gains in the public sector, it's out of whack. The government's growing and the private economy's shrinking."
A misquote here, some tweaked facts there ...
National Republican Senatorial Committee
Says Sen. Sherrod Brown admitted "that his $787 billion stimulus law failed" and "after specifically attacking Republicans for wanting to lower Americans' taxes, (he) now claims that his stimulus bill 'didn't do enough' to lower taxes."
Millions, yes, but hard data showing true cost is hard to find
Says signs posted at projects funded by the federal stimulus act has cost "20 or 40 million" dollars.
Unemployment rose, but now has fallen nine consecutive months
Since Sherrod Brown and the Democrats "rammed" the economic stimulus bill through, "Ohio's unemployment rate has risen to 9.6 percent, above the national average."
Ratio on the rise, but economic crisis isn't a certainty
"Our debt to GDP ratios, our deficit to GDP ratios are quickly approaching the countries we have been reading about for the last year and a half. We are not far behind Ireland, Greece, Portugal and Spain and all these countries we have been reading about."
Precise figure doesn't exist
Ohio taxpayers spent more than $67 million "for the year" on food stamps and Medicaid for Wal-Mart workers
Experts say he's not just full of it
"We're worse than a Third World country in terms of water quality and the way we treat our sewage."
PAC cash accounts for about 15 percent of campaign contributions
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
Says Jim Renacci ran against the Washington establishment in the election, but is now "hypocritically embracing it with big money, special interest fundraisers."
Speed figure isn't on board with revised estimates
"They tried to give us $400 million to build a high-speed train that goes 39 miles an hour."
Programs are real, but can Dems take all the credit?
"We (Democrats) have made steady progress creating jobs and improving our schools."
Guess which half of her statement is way off base
"The (Ohio) economy is on the mend. … It is in better shape than it was when we took office."
Lots of Dems campaigning, but it wasn't all about Kasich
John Kasich says he won, despite "12 visits by a president, somewhere between $45 (million) and $50 million (spent against him,) 500 paid volunteers in here calling me every name in the book, former presidents, first ladies and God-knows-who-else."
You can't lobby for clients if you have no clients
"Mr. Renacci was registered as a foreign trade lobbyist in the United States government."
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