Civilian deaths and bombings are down
In Iraq, "civilian deaths, incidents of bombings, etc., remain very low relative to what was going on last year."
An unfortunate truth about the other war
"2008 was the deadliest year of the war (in Afghanistan) for American forces."
World's most powerful man touts the support of one of the world's richest
"Warren (Buffett) still does support me."
He spoke softly and carried a big idea
"Teddy Roosevelt first called for (health care) reform nearly a century ago."
Obama touts enormous new spending on education
"We are making the largest investment in education in our nation’s history."
UPDATE: It was right when he said it, but...
"Putting three Republicans in my Cabinet...is unprecedented."
That's a fair estimate
Medicare spends "$15-billion a year on subsidies to insurance companies."
Most small businesses won't be subject to Obama's tax increases
"98 percent of small businesses make less than $250,000" and would not see a tax increase under Barack Obama's plan.
Obama's plan expands existing system
Under Barack Obama's health care proposal, "if you've got a health care plan that you like, you can keep it."
Obama sounded the alarm on subprimes
"Two years ago...I wrote to Secretary Paulson, I wrote to Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke, and told them [subprime lending] is something we have to deal with."
Obama's earmark number is correct
"Senator McCain has been talking tough about earmarks, and that's good, but earmarks account for about $18-billion of our budget."
Seniors get a special break
Says that under his tax plan, seniors making less than $50,000 per year won't pay any income taxes.
Better context for a once-questionable tax claim
John McCain wants to "give oil companies another $4-billion" in tax breaks.
McCain did get money from Bermuda-connected sources
"Grateful insurance company executives and their lobbyists" from Bermuda gave McCain $50,000.
A credit for workers cuts taxes for middle class
Obama's tax plan cuts taxes "for 95 percent of all working families."
McCain said he had confidence in Paulson
John McCain said last year he didn't know of a solution to the mortgage crisis.
Update. Obama nailed it
"John McCain has voted with George Bush 90 percent of the time."
Indeed we do
"Today, we import triple the amount of oil than we had on the day Senator McCain took office."
McCain's record on Iraq: eager to attack
"Sen. McCain was already turning his sights to Iraq just days after 9/11, and he became a leading supporter of an invasion and occupation of (Iraq)."
McCain's on Georgia's side (so is Obama)
"John McCain's top foreign policy adviser lobbied for... the Republic of Georgia, and McCain has mirrored the position advocated by the government."
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