A SNAP judgment that's spot on
"Some of these members of the House of Representatives get hundreds of thousands of dollars in farm subsidies" but want to cut food stamps.
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Double trouble: Low pay and don't get sick
"Three in four low-income workers don’t have any paid sick days available."
Claim is good ore, despite campaign lore
"There is no war on coal. Period. There are more coal jobs and more coal produced in Ohio than there were five years ago, in spite of the talking points and the yard signs."
Senate made history in blocking confirmation
Richard Cordray’s nomination to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau marks the first time in Senate history "that a political party has blocked a nomination of someone because they didn't like the construction of the agency."
High, hard one hurled in defense of team honor
"Rooting for the Red Sox is like rooting for the drug companies."
Does this count as coddling?
Says that Wall Street hedge fund managers "pay a lower tax rate than does a sheet metal worker in Parma or a school teacher in Cleveland."
It's nearly double the overall private-sector rate
"Foreign companies in the United States have a significantly higher unionization rate than other companies overall."
Careful selection of programs, words bolsters truth
The "House-passed budget proposal could cut funding for programs that help keep local neighborhoods safe, slash more than $1.7 million in anti-terror funds for Ohio."
Statement caused a stir, but is historically accurate
"Hitler didn't want unions. Stalin didn't want unions. Mubarak didn't want independent unions. These autocrats in history don't want independent unions."
Job creation numbers outpace other federal programs
"For every $10,000 invested in business incubators, up to nearly 70 local jobs are generated."
He's more right than he realizes
Twenty-two million jobs were created during Clinton’s two terms but only 3 million during Bush’s.
Big banks getting bigger
"Fifteen years ago, the assets of the six largest banks in this country totaled 17 percent of GDP ... The assets of the six largest banks in the United States today total 63 percent of GDP."
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