But little of their pay comes from taxpayers
"We have a system now where in 40 states, the highest-paid public employee is the state university’s head football or basketball coach."
Correct when considering size; changes with population
Says Virginia, Florida and Georgia are the three states that are the principal source for gun trafficking.
— PolitiFact Georgia
Guns used in crimes but not necessarily drug trafficking
"According to ATF data, 70 percent of firearms recovered and traced in drug cartel crimes in Mexico originated from the United States."
Numbers are outdated, but close
"The U.S. gun homicide rate is 20 times the combined rate of other western nations."
Close, but no cigar
"Over the past decade, the big five oil companies --- BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Shell -- made a total profit of nearly $1 trillion."
Don't forget, there was a recession
The Bush-era tax cuts failed to increase employment and "work-force participation fell in 2001 and has never returned to the record level set in 2000."
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