Backed up by a respected academic paper
"Today, if you were raised poor, you’re just as likely to stay poor as you were 50 years ago."
— PolitiFact National
If anything, gap is understated
The U.S. "tax rate on successful small businesses is 44.6 percent," while the business tax rate in Canada is 15 percent.
HQs are a long way from hometowns
"Miller Brewing is not a U.S. company any more. Neither is Anheuser-Busch."
Statistic typically peaks after recessions
"Over the past three years, ‘deep poverty’ has reached its highest level on record."
Federal government covers all costs
Members of the military don’t "contribute toward their pension."
To get off you have to be six-feet under
Says under Wisconsin law, he cannot remove his name from the ballot for re-election to Congress.
Workforce would be 4.6 million larger
Says if labor force participation rate were the same as when Barack Obama became president, unemployment would be 11 percent.
— PolitiFact Texas
He's right: A landmark is looming
"The debt will soon eclipse our entire economy."
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