"The average unemployed American has been out of work for almost 40 weeks."

"Large majorities" of the public "oppose major changes to Medicare" and favor higher taxes on the wealthy.

Gov. Rick Perry "used $3.2 billion in stimulus dollars for schools to plug other holes in his budget."

Texas "ranks third in teen pregnancies... and it is No. 1 in repeat teen pregnancies."

Under Hosni Mubarak's rule, "Egypt received more American dollars than any country besides Israel."

Elena Kagan "has published five scholarly review articles, mostly on administrative law and the First Amendment. These articles were mostly on technical and procedural issues."

George W. Bush was "the least popular president in modern history."

The Obama administration "raised discretionary spending by 24 percent from President George W. Bush's last full-year budget and will run up more debt by October than Bush did in eight years."

"Americans admire Glenn Beck more than they admire the pope."

President Obama has "the worst ratings of any president at the end of his first year."

The "post-Soviet industrial meltdown is responsible for most of the progress in reducing carbon emissions that Europe is able to claim."

Every year tobacco kills more Americans than did World War II — more than AIDS, cocaine, heroin, alcohol, vehicular accidents, homicide and suicide combined.

Even high estimates for an early draft of the health care plan are "less than the $1.8 trillion cost of the Bush tax cuts."

In Texas, "the No. 1 name for new male babies — many of whom will vote one day — is Jose."

Under a public health care option, 120 million Americans will "lose what they now get from private companies and be forced onto the government-run rolls as businesses decide it is more cost-effective for them to drop coverage."

"Congress shoveled $700 billion into the Troubled Assets Relief Program, $325 billion of which has been spent without purchasing any toxic assets."

Hillary Clinton's international travels included "no serious diplomacy."

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