All statements involving Rachel Maddow
In February, John McCain "suggested" the Bergdahl-Taliban swap that he now calls "outrageous and dangerous."
"The Pentagon made up" the since-debunked heroics of POW Jessica Lynch as she tried to avoid capture in Iraq.
"Oklahoma’s Republican Gov. Mary Fallin signed a new law which makes you pay a special fee. It will essentially fine people for the crime of using solar power."
"When the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport needed to stop its earthquake spike a few years ago, they temporarily shut down the wells that were injecting fracking fluid into the ground ... (and) those earthquakes stopped."
The Foundation for Government Accountability, which supported a Florida law requiring drug testing of welfare recipients, is a "Koch brothers affiliated group."
"Rand Paul’s speech ... on 'Gattaca' was totally ripped off of Wikipedia."
Says Ohio budget item later signed into law by Gov. John Kasich requires women seeking an abortion to undergo a "mandatory vaginal probe."
Says "tanking" Rick Perry’s federal tax plan has "huge tax cuts for rich people and big tax hikes for everyone else."
"A recent Department of Labor study guessed Wall Street fees cost a worker 28 percent of the value of your plan over the span of your career."
"Poverty among Americans 65 and over is statistically unchanged" in recent years because of Social Security.
Says Texas routinely gets "a lot more federal spending" than it pays in taxes.
"Despite what you may have heard about Wisconsin’s finances, Wisconsin is on track to have a budget surplus this year."
Fox News "said the New Black Panther Party decided the election for Barack Obama."
"From 1980 to 1990, the top 1 percent saw their income go up by roughly 80 percent" while "the median wage in the country over (the same) 10 years went up 3 percent."
"The Republican who was just elected governor of the great state of Florida paid his campaign staffers, not with money, but with American Express gift cards."
"We know that tax cuts are remarkably un-stimulative when you compare them with different kinds of government spending."
"The overall fact about illegal immigration is that it's not actually getting worse."
Marco Rubio's "economic proposals will add $3.5 trillion to the federal deficit."
"The Stupak Amendment doesn't just say you can't use your federal insurance subsidy to pay for an abortion, it says, if you're getting a federal subsidy of any kind, you're not allowed to buy an insurance plan that covers abortion even with your own money."
"President Bush never did one interview with the New York Times during his entire presidency."
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