Cancer > Heroin
Ohio is "probably top five in the country, sadly, in terms of heroin overdoses. It’s now exceeded car accidents as the No. 1 cause of death in Ohio."
Assumes all who aren't looking still would want jobs
"We've got 7.2 percent unemployment (in Ohio), but when you include the folks who have stopped looking for work, it's actually over 10 percent."
Diverted money wasn't going toward student loans
Says the health care reform bill was paid for, in part, by taking money from students and the student loan system.
Assumes all those not factored in still would want jobs
Says unemployment would be at 10 percent if people who have quit looking for work were included in federal labor force calculations.
Stats are right, but EU growth was up months before
"In the month of July alone, EU exports to South Korea increased by over 36 percent. A lot of that is our market share. Those are our farmers and our service providers who are suffering."
Slip of the tongue doesn't destroy underlying point
"We rank below Ethiopia, I'm told, in terms of our exports per capita, well below any of the other developed countries we trade with, and well below China and (South) Korea."
Cookie-cutter sound bite still leaves out important details
"The Democrat-led Senate has failed to pass a budget for 750 days ... Senate Democrats have neglected one of their most basic responsibilities."
Overstates Ohio's job losses while Fisher was development director
"Under Lee Fisher Ohio has lost nearly 400,000 jobs."
An inflated figure and there's been a net gain in jobs recently
Since the Democrats’ stimulus went into effect last year, Ohio has lost about 150,000 Jobs.
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