'Thousandfold' is rhetorical flourish, but he's mostly on target
"In France, they have a (surveillance) program a thousandfold more invasive" than the United States.
Trillions, yes -- over 10 years; welfare, no
Says Marco Rubio is proposing a new $1 trillion "welfare program" in tax credits and "$1 trillion in new military spending."
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
Still, there's long-standing precedent for birthright citizenship
"There's never been a direct Supreme Court case on people who were here illegally, whether or not their kids are citizens."
One cause, not the only one
"The Fourth Amendment was what we fought the Revolution over. John Adams said it was the spark that led to our war for independence."
Paul rounds up
"We borrow a million dollars every minute."
But not your traditional origami
"$2.4 million of the NIH dollars was spent on ‘origami’ condoms."
— PolitiFact Virginia
Ratio off; percent change on target
"The president won the youth vote 3 to 1, but his numbers have dropped 20, 30 percent among the youth."
There are lots of studies; what they mean for policy is less clear
"There are many studies that indicate" that the longer people get unemployment insurance, "it provides some disincentive to work."
Young uninsured people are a part of the problem, but far from all
Many uninsured Americans are "young."
Study is more Mars than Maui
Says the federal government is supporting a study in Hawaii to "develop a menu for when we colonize Mars."
The president strengthened his stance, but he's long been critical of earmarks
Says President Barack Obama revealed in his State of the Union address that he "now is against earmarks."
It probably will, but not as quickly as suggested
"The interest on the debt now is going to approach in the next couple of years ... what we spend in the national defense budget."
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