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."
Except for those unions exempt from the changes
"We gave every public employee in the state the freedom to choose whether or not they want to be in a union."
One man and a domain registration does not a recall make
Says recall organizers "started their website last November" and began work on their effort before he even took office.
He may not like the result of the latest, but the poll’s been consistent
The St. Norbert College/Wisconsin Public Radio poll has "been wrong in almost every election."
Fuzzy math turns reality on its head
"The overwhelming number" of school districts reported their staff stayed the same or grew after the 2011-’13 state budget
High school grads still #1
"The largest category of people coming into the technical schools in Wisconsin are people with four-year degrees."
Misleading claim based on favorable assumptions
"Under our (2011-’13) budget, the average (Wisconsin) property taxpayer will save $700."
No evidence unions embellished the impact
Says many public-employee unions falsely told their Wisconsin members his budget-repair bill sought 12 percent to 13 percent of their incomes for health insurance premiums.
Wrong by seven years and one political party
Two years ago we had "the largest structural deficit ever in Wisconsin."
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