It's often misattributed
Says Thomas Jefferson said "that government is best which governs least."
Except for that speech at the border in 2011
Says that as president, Barack Obama has not gone to the Texas-Mexico border
Two years isn't all that "many"
Minnesota’s "advantage" in economic growth has been having "Republicans in charge of at least one part of government" for all but two years, while Wisconsin Democrats "for many years" before 2011 controlled both legislative chambers and the governorship.
We haven't seen any documents, just statements
"I unsealed my records" at Marquette University.
On average, we're average
The University of Wisconsin System "will be much more affordable than just about any other campus in America" because "going forward we have a cap on it tied to inflation."
She wasn't Chancellor Burke
"My opponent supported policies that increased tuition by 18 percent."
As of now, a "structural deficit" is projected
"The next state budget will begin with a surplus of over half a billion dollars -- $535 million to be exact."
Not any more
"In the last year, Wisconsin ranked third in Midwest job growth."
Must be that new new math
Mary Burke "wasted 12.5 million dollars on a vacant lot" in a move that "could cost taxpayers nearly $25 million."
"When Jim Doyle was governor and Mary Burke was commerce secretary," Wisconsin saw "billions in middle-class tax hikes on nursing home beds, gas, phones and garbage."
More judicial rulings ahead
Says the secret John Doe criminal investigation of his campaign has been "resolved" and two judges have said it is "over."
Poll is nearly two years old and not exactly on point
A poll taken "a few months ago" found "70 percent approval or higher" for the Act 10 collective bargaining law.
No broken promises
"Federal government reneging" on Medicaid payments to Wisconsin caused about $240 million in extra costs in the 2013-’15 state budget.
Mix of ages at low wages
"Jobs that involve the minimum wage are overwhelmingly jobs for young people starting out in the workforce."
La Crosse police -- and others -- say otherwise
Protesters in La Crosse blocked an exit and surrounded a State Patrol car carrying the governor and were "beating on the windows and rocking the vehicle." When the car was "extricated" from the crowd, a truck blocked a second exit.
A slow recovery, but not the worst ever
"We are experiencing the worst economic recovery America has ever had."
Turnaround began a year before his arrival
Says that in his first two years, "Wisconsin has seen its best two-year job growth in a decade."
Only if “up and running” means closed
"Obama for President and Baldwin for Senate have kept their campaign offices up and running in Fox Valley, Eau Claire and La Crosse with their staffs preparing for the next battle."
Study's author begs to differ
A study showed that President Barack Obama’s health-care reforms will "devastate Wisconsin" by pushing people off employer-sponsored insurance, driving up premiums, increasing dependency and making 122,000 people ineligible for Medicaid.
Still need federal review
Says new figures he released showing Wisconsin job gains for 2011 are "the final job numbers."
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