On the books but rarely enforced
"What the Arizona law does is make a state crime out of something that already is... a federal crime."
— PolitiFact National
Most polls are slightly lower, but still a remarkable degree of satisfaction
"When we started this health care debate a year ago, 85 percent of the American people had health insurance, and 95 percent of the 85 percent were happy with it."
What about the rest of the money?
Most of the stimulus money will be spent "not this year, not next year, but in 2011."
Yikes! Smoking is more dangerous than murder and car accidents
Every year tobacco kills more Americans than did World War II — more than AIDS, cocaine, heroin, alcohol, vehicular accidents, homicide and suicide combined.
Lotsa money, but none for toxic assets
"Congress shoveled $700 billion into the Troubled Assets Relief Program, $325 billion of which has been spent without purchasing any toxic assets."
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