Numbers haven't changed much
Says each year approximately 30,000 people in the United States die as a result of gunfire, and about 80,000 people are wounded.
He's got the bully pulpit
Says Gov. John Kasich can remove the president of the State Board of Education.
Fits the definition
Says out-of-state abortion clinics "have marketed their services to minors" in states with parental consent laws.
A little word that means a lot
"Ohio is doing better right now than the national average on all the (economic) numbers."
Cuts were largest in decades
"States have cumulatively cut over $1.8 billion from their mental health services between 2009 and 2011. This is the largest reduction in state mental health services in half a century."
One small step for deficit reduction?
Says the New Year’s Day "fiscal cliff" deal "reduces the deficit."
More in poverty, but numbers wrong
"When George Bush became president of the United States, 17 million people were in poverty. When he left, 30 million people were in poverty."
Experts split on which month marks the start
Says Ohio’s economic recovery "started in February 2010."
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
"I am now the No. 2 member of this House in terms of length of service."
Figure off a smidge, but point carries the day
"Unlike the gridlock in Washington, more than 80 percent of the bills we passed during this General Assembly had bipartisan support."
A new twist on a persistent piece of fiction
Members of Congress "specifically exempted themselves from many of the laws they have passed, such as being exempt from any fear of prosecution for sexual harassment" ... (and) from the healthcare reform."
Claim on the money, starting with No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3
Seven of America’s 10 wealthiest counties are in the Washington, D.C., area.
An enduring claim that remains ridiculous
Members of Congress can "retire with the same pay after only one term" in office
Not this year, not every American and not forever
Obamacare includes "a $63 charge every American will begin paying (in 2013) as a way to cover some of the increased costs associated with providing health insurance to those with pre-existing conditions."
Salaries at all levels lower than more than half the states
Ohio's judges, "compared to other similar states, are being woefully underpaid."
Farm runoff, particularly at one Ohio river, poses greater trouble
Says "Detroit dumping a bunch of sewage" in Lake Erie "causes big problems" for Ohio.
Cuts target waste and their impact is unsettled
The so-called doc fix in the fiscal cliff deal will cut payments "for treating illnesses disproportionately impacting minorities, including end stage renal disease and diabetes."
Claim mixes up income with earners
"The problem with raising tax rates on the wealthiest Americans is that more than half of them are small business owners."
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