New Jersey reference is off
Says that "data from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities suggest that the Texas budget gap is worse than New York’s, about as bad as California’s, but not quite up to New Jersey levels."
— PolitiFact Texas
Same recipe, with a few differences
The Senate-passed health care bill "is identical to the Massachusetts health care plan -- the same thing."
— PolitiFact National
More often, taxes have gone up during wars
"If you want to talk firsts for Bush, this was the first time in American history that a president took us into a war and cut taxes."
Bush tax cuts were big bucks, too.
Even high estimates for an early draft of the health care plan are "less than the $1.8 trillion cost of the Bush tax cuts."
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