The president can't; only states can
"The president … by executive order" could grant voting rights to illegal immigrants who are newly legalized under pending legislation.
None of those things
The IRS is going to be "in charge" of "a huge national database" on health care that will include Americans’ "personal, intimate, most close-to-the-vest-secrets."
Scientists tell us this is nonsense
"Scientists tell us that we could have a cure in 10 years for Alzheimer's" were it not for "overzealous regulators, excessive taxation and greedy litigators."
Overhead is 5 percent at most, not 70 percent
Of every "three dollars in food stamps for the needy, seven dollars in salaries and pensions (go to) the bureaucrats who are supposed to be taking care of the poor."
Uh, except for that Pants on Fire...
"After the debate that we had last week, PolitiFact came out and said that everything I said was true."
Nearly the opposite
Says Mitt Romney, as governor of Massachusetts, "put into place socialized medicine."
Most of that was under Bush, not Obama
"Under Barack Obama's watch, we have expended $805 billion to liberate the people of Iraq and, more importantly, 4,400 American lives."
Obama's lows are higher than most presidents' lows
"President Obama has the lowest public approval ratings of any president in modern times."
Wrong in 2009, and wrong today
President Barack Obama "has virtually no one in his cabinet with private-sector experience."
One wrong statement
"One. That's the number of new drilling permits under the Obama administration since they came into office."
It's after writing off all your business expenses.
Small businesses that have "$250,000 in gross sales for the business. They're the ones that are looking at massive tax increases."
A small fraction of that amount was for alcohol
"Speaker Pelosi ... has been busy sticking the taxpayer with her $100,000 bar tab for alcohol on the military jets that she's flying."
She should read the other 1,989 pages
Page 92 of the House health care bill "says specifically that people can't purchase private health insurance after a date certain."
ACORN not getting money, not collecting data
ACORN will be a paid partner with the Census Bureau and "they will be in charge of going door-to-door and collecting data from the American public."
Bachmann's claim wrong, and illegal
Says the Constitution only requires her to tell the census "how many people are in our home."
Swine flu isn't blue
In the 1970s, "the swine flu broke out . . . under another Democrat, President Jimmy Carter."
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