All False statements involving Chain email

Says Barack Obama is the "first president to appoint 45 czars to replace elected officials in his office."

Due to actions by President Barack Obama, "the Burger King national headquarters announced this month that they will be pulling their franchises from our military bases."

"The President wants the U.S. to sign on to the U.N.’s International Criminal Court."

"More than 1,000 American soldiers have lost their lives in Afghanistan in the last 27 months. This is more than the combined total of the nine years before."

This is the first time since World War II that five nuclear-powered aircraft carriers were docked together.

If the Trans-Pacific Partnership "is fast-tracked through the Senate, it won't receive a committee assignment" and the consideration will include "no debate."

On new dollar coins, "'In God We Trust' is gone!"

The salaries of Wisconsin’s best-educated public school teachers were "slashed" by Gov. Scott Walker through a recent administrative rule change.

A Dallas proof-of-insurance ordinance resulted in area tow lots mostly filling with the cars of illegal residents.

Says Gov. Scott Walker is "openly" backing a move to abolish the state retirement system and convert it to a 401(k)-style plan that will reduce pensions "by at least a third" for current and retired public employees  

"Florida is the first state requiring drug testing to receive welfare!"

State employees will have to pay 100 percent of their pensions and health insurance after 2012.

After Hurricane Katrina, "Dallas and San Antonio took in 5,000 to 10,000 refugees each, but (Bill) White brought in 250,000 and put them up in his 'buddies' empty apartment buildings and let the federal government pay their rents for over two years. They did not return to New Orleans, most of them are on welfare."

Presidents Hoover, Truman and Eisenhower collectively ordered the deportation of at least 15 million illegal aliens.

Once the U.S. government signs a U.N. treaty on conventional arms, "all U.S. citizens will be subject to those gun laws created by foreign governments."

On the new dollar coins, "'In God We Trust' is gone!"

The Democrats' health care bills would provide "free health care for illegal immigrants."

The House health care bill provides for "free abortion services, and probably forced participation in abortions by members of the medical profession."

"The Congressional Budget Office -- supposedly non-partisan -- estimates that in just a few years the average cost to every family of four (from cap and trade) will be $6,800 per year."  

An Iowa policy "provides for a state round up of Iowa citizens who might be exposed to the swine flu virus."

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