Tough to swallow
"We spend more money on antacids than we do on politics."
Even TransCanada not citing those numbers
"The nearly six-year delay in approving Keystone is costing Americans more than 100,000 jobs."
Can't use this study to bash Obama's rules
New carbon regulations will increase electric bills by "$17 billion every year" and "potentially put an average of 224,000 more people out of work every year."
Boehner's bad math
The United States has seen "a net loss of people with health insurance" because of Obamacare.
Claim mixes up income with earners
"The problem with raising tax rates on the wealthiest Americans is that more than half of them are small business owners."
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Ties entire national debt to Obama
"The president went on a stimulus-fueled spending binge that stuck every American man, woman and child with a $50,000 share of this $16 trillion debt."
Small businesspeople, millionaires not the same
"Over half of the people who would be taxed under (a millionaire surtax) are, in fact, small businesspeople."
False in 140 characters or less
"POTUS’ economists: ‘Stimulus’ Has Cost $278,000 per job."
A grain of truth overwhelmed by multiple problems
The Bush tax cuts "created about 8 million jobs over the first 10 years that they were in existence. We've lost about 5 million of those jobs during this recession."
Lots of proposals in common, though not always identical
President Barack Obama "took exactly none of his own deficit reduction commission’s ideas. Not one."
It's an overestimate
"Over the last two years since President Obama has taken office, the federal government has added 200,000 new federal jobs."
Actually, four national polls disagree
"The American people spoke pretty loudly. They said stop all the looming tax hikes...."
Two sets of stats say he's wrong twice
"It’s gotten to a point where the average federal worker makes twice as much as the average private sector worker."
Most of "unspent" money is already obligated
"There's still about $400 billion or $500 billion of the stimulus plan that has not been spent. Why don't we stop it."
In July '08, unemployment was 5.8 percent (remember that?)
"This is the first time since the Depression that unemployment has stayed above 9 percent for two consecutive years."
A popular claim but it's still wrong
"The Department of Health and Human Services is providing $160 million to the state of Pennsylvania to set up a new high-risk insurance pool program that would cover any abortion legal in the state."
There's no "fee" required by the bill
Senate health care legislation will "levy a new 'abortion premium' fee on Americans in the government-run plan."
No "forcing" involved
"Forcing Americans off of their current health coverage and onto a government-run plan isn't the answer, but that's exactly what the Democrats' plan would do."
Research yes, mandates no
The health bill's plan for comparative effectiveness research "would be used by the government to ration care."
Amendment would prohibit use of federal funds for abortions
The Democrat-backed health care reform plan "will require (Americans) to subsidize abortion with their hard-earned tax dollars."
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