Numbers largely add up
"Black children constitute 18 percent of the nation's public school population but 40 percent of the children who are suspended or expelled."
— PolitiFact Georgia
'68 comparison doesn't do the trick
"The violent crime rate in America is the same as it was in 1968, yet our prison system has grown by over 500 percent."
Depends on the method, complexity
"Opponents of Section 5 (of the Voting Rights Act) complain of state expense, yet their only cost is the paper, postage and manpower required to send copies of legislation to the federal government for review."
Socialists? Break out the sickle & hammer to tear down this claim.
U.S. Reps. Hank Johnson, John Lewis and other members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus are "socialists who are openly serving in the U.S. Congress."
Those aren't actual jobs
Building and running the Atlanta Streetcar is projected to create 1,399 jobs.
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