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Says Vladimir Putin said, "President Obama and his fellow Democrats are either idiots or deliberately trying to destroy their own economy."
"44% of homeless people are employed."
"Since 1988, Congress has raised its own salary 15 times 'to reflect rising costs.' But raised the minimum wage only three times."
Medicare Part D "was far more expensive than the Affordable Care Act and unlike" the act, "was never budgeted."
Congress, criminals, Scientologists and other groups are exempt from Obamacare.
Says a man opted out of Obamacare after the marketplace launched on Oct. 1, 2013, and was informed he owed a $4,000 fine.
The very first meal on the surface of the moon was the Holy Communion.
"Texas ranks: #1 in worker deaths, #1 carbon emissions, #50 in high school graduates, #50 in funding for mental health patients."
"Harvard Study Finds States With Most Gun Laws Have Fewest Gun Deaths."
A new law "requires the USDA to approve the harvest and sale of crops from genetically modified seed even if a court has ruled against the crop as being dangerous to public safety or the environment."
"Washington, D.C., now has greater population than Wyoming and Vermont, more active duty military than 29 states, more tax revenue than 29 states (and) a larger domestic product than 27 states."
In 2011, more people were murdered with knives, "hands or feet" or "clubs and hammers" than with any type of rifle.
"Switzerland (where the government) issues every household a gun . . . has the lowest gun related crime rate of any civilized country in the world!!!"
"Last year, handguns killed 48 people in Japan, 8 in Great Britain, 34 in Switzerland, 52 in Canada, 58 in Israel, 21 in Sweden, 42 in West Germany and 10,728 in the United States."
A precinct in the Allen West-Patrick Murphy recount has "7 registered voters in Guatemalan community and the tally showed 900 voted!!!!!"
"USA is #1 in gun violence."
"Nearly 100,000 people get shot every year. That's 270 people a day and 87 dead."
"75 percent of the Obamacare tax falls on the middle class."
"In 1950, corporations paid $3 in taxes for every $1 by a worker. Today, they pay 22 cents for every $1 by a worker."
"Nearly 60% of all occupants of HUD properties in U.S. are illegals."
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