Reason for concern, but not exactly the reasons he says
"One of the reasons that Social Security is in so much trouble is that the only funding stream comes from people who get a wage. The people who get wages is declining dramatically."
Who has the final word?
The Supreme Court "can’t overrule the other two" branches of government.
A majority of that is due to inflation
Says he "raised average family income by 50 percent" during his tenure as Arkansas governor.
'National security director' isn't who you think it is
"The White House has three staff calligraphers making between $86,000 and $97,000 each, and just one National Security Director. She makes $55,000."
"Most" aren't on welfare or under-educated, and a big majority work
Says it’s a "statistical reality that most single moms are very poor, under-educated, can't get a job, and if it weren't for government assistance, their kids would be starving to death."
His numbers are old or just wrong
"Every billion dollars we spend on highway construction results in 47,500 jobs. But the fact is the average American is sitting in traffic 38 hours a year."
His recollections are way off
Says he was the only Republican candidate at a prior debate who said lower-income workers were being hurt by the economy.
Tuition bill wasn't that strict
Supported in-state tuition in Arkansas for illegal immigrants "if you'd sat in our schools from the time you're 5 or 6 years old and you had become an A-plus student," among other things.
Apples and oranges
"The reality is, with a $2 trillion-a-year health care budget, we're spending more on health care, nearly 17 percent of our gross domestic product, versus 3.8 percent of GDP on the entire military budget."
He exaggerates effects of constitutional amendment
"I would love to see us have in this country what I helped lead in Arkansas...Amendment 65 (which) says that we believe life begins at conception, and that we ought to do everything in the world possible to protect it until its natural conclusion."
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