Reporter, The Plain Dealer
Peter Krouse is a reporter with The Plain Dealer in Cleveland.
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Peter Krouse
"Water transportation is the most fuel efficient, least polluting, safest, and least expensive means of moving cargo."
Says excessive speculation is pushing up oil prices and a recent report estimates it "adds 56 cents to every gallon of gasoline siphoned from the pump."
"The poorest in this country are women."
"The top 10 most well-paid CEOs in America received a combined $770 million in 2010, while the average American worker’s wage rose just 2 percent."
Sherrod Brown "has been running for public office since Richard Nixon was president."
"We have the second highest corporate tax rate among our trading partners."
"More than half of the people on food stamps today are children."
Attacks on Planned Parenthood "come at a time when the poverty rate among women is the highest in nearly two decades and 1 in 5 women under 65 don’t have access to health care."
Says the reforms in state Issue 2 "will save taxpayer dollars"
"The Fed created $1.2 trillion out of nothing, gave it to banks, and some of them foreign banks, so that they could stabilize their operations."