All statements involving Randy Forbes
"The IRS doesn't have to prove something against you ... you've got the burden of proof."
The U.S. Army had a training program that put "evangelical Christians, Catholics and Mormons in the same category of religious extremism as we do al-Qaida."
Says the U.S. fleet of attack submarines is scheduled to fall below the 48 boats that Navy says it needs to carry out current missions.
"The national debt is equal to $48,700 for every American or $128,300 for every U.S. household. It is now equivalent to the size of our entire economy."
"1.53 million jobs are at risk (from potential defense cuts)."
"As a percentage of our gross domestic product, the defense budget remains just 3.6 percent. This figure is low by all historical standards."
"The Federal Register - which houses all Washington regulations - is 34,000 pages in length and weighs in at more than 340 pounds."
Failure to raise the debt limit does not force a U.S. default on debt payments.
"Each day our nation pays communist China $73.9 million in interest on our debt."
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