‘Digital diplomacy’ comes with a price
Says the State Department spent $630,000 to get 2 million Facebook "Likes."
He's not all wet
Says Delaware County has more waterfront property than any other county in the state of Ohio
A SNAP judgment that's spot on
"Some of these members of the House of Representatives get hundreds of thousands of dollars in farm subsidies" but want to cut food stamps.
This claim on solid ground
"47 - New provisions ObamaCare charges the IRS with implementing, according to the Government Accountability Office."
Buckeye State played a huge role
"During the Civil War, more than 300,000 Ohioans served in the Union Army -- more per capita than any other state."
Public, private and parochial kids all included
Cuyahoga County "passed a program to guarantee a college savings account for every single child who enters kindergarten in this county -- the first county in the United States to do so."
His stats check out
The Obama administration has put out "more of these major rules than the Clinton administration or the Bush administration during comparable times."
Doomsday? No, but he’s right
"The Social Security disability fund is going belly up in 2016."
"Within the three miles surrounding the University Circle area, infant mortality exceeds some Third World countries."
He's not just gushing
"Right now, Texas doesn’t have an income tax and Oklahoma’s lowering their income tax rates, and guess what their severance tax is? Sky high."
"It is legal in Ohio to fire an employee or evict a tenant just for being gay."
On the money
"Under Gov. Kasich, Ohio wages have increased by $10.3 billion."
Exact number elusive, but hundreds at least
"There have been literally hundreds of new tax preferences and loopholes added to the code since 1986, last time we did this."
"There are 3 million jobs that go vacant each month in this country."
We're Number 9
"Ohio companies export more goods and services globally than 41 other states."
Double trouble: Low pay and don't get sick
"Three in four low-income workers don’t have any paid sick days available."
Fits the definition
Says out-of-state abortion clinics "have marketed their services to minors" in states with parental consent laws.
Quirky fact lights up the Truth-O-Meter
"It is ironic that (First Energy Corp. is) going to have a name on our (football stadium) where we (Cleveland Public Power) supply the electricity."
Claim in step with Statehouse lore
Abraham Lincoln "visited and some say even danced in (the Ohio Senate) chamber."
More than three decades, despite term limits
William G. Batchelder
"I am now the No. 2 member of this House in terms of length of service."
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