More than a quarter remain underwater
"Fourteen million Americans' mortgages are greater than the value of their homes."
Big bucks for corporate big shots
"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."
Poof! Instant assets
"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."
In one county it's more than 50 percent
"Seventy of Ohio's 88 counties now have more than 25 percent of their residents eligible for emergency food."
Without them, there would have been a surplus in 2007
The Bush tax cuts "helped to create a substantial part of the deficit."
Risk-list areas escape House GOP budget ax
Says none of the government programs targeted for elimination or severe cutback in House Republican spending plans "appeared on the GAO's list of government programs at high risk of waste, fraud and abuse."
It's been trending upward for more than a decade
"One of the biggest causes of our soaring debt and economic insecurity ends up being Pentagon spending. The budget for the Pentagon consumes more than half of our discretionary spending."
Longest and still counting
"The War in Afghanistan is officially the longest war Americans have ever been asked to endure."
Not quite lockstep with unions
"Well, you know, the Teamsters wanted to drill in Alaska. I voted against drilling in Alaska. So it's not like I'm a slam dunk on every issue."
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Solid on Social Security
"Social Security ... is solid through about 2040 without any changes whatsoever."
Indeed, Hispanics have highest percentage
"Thirty-four percent of Hispanics don't have any health care at all, don't have any health insurance."
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