In raw dollars yes; as share of GDP, hardly
"This year, the federal government will have more revenue than any year in the history of our country."
A legitimate concern, but his data point is weak
According to the most recent jobs report, "we've got more Americans leaving the workforce than we have finding jobs."
A closer look at the language of budget kabuki
President Barack Obama has "announced that he would not sign ANY spending bills this year unless sequestration spending cuts are eliminated."
It’s a lot, but he overstated it
"About 95 percent of (Ohio’s) electricity comes from burning coal."
— PolitiFact Ohio
Overall, U.S. health care has its highs and lows
The United States has "the best health care delivery system in the world."
It has $12 billion in cuts, but also $7.6 billion in added spending
"We’ve introduced a bill that includes $12 billion in cuts over the next week."
Head count accuracy requires counting head counters
"Since February 2009, the private sector has lost millions of jobs while the federal government has grown by hundreds of thousands of workers."
Numbers don't tell whole story
"Since February 2009, our economy has lost roughly 3 million private sector jobs while the federal government has grown by more than 400,000 jobs."
Jobs for nearby Colorado workers
The stimulus includes "$7 million to build a bridge in Thedford, Nebraska, to help 168 residents avoid a 30-second wait at a local train crossing. Not one full-time job will be created."
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