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The United States has "more of our people in prison than Russia, China, and North Korea combined."
Glosses over important protections even for terrorists
Terrorist detainees "were not covered by the Geneva Convention. They were unlawful combatants. And under those circumstances, they were not entitled to the normal kinds of courtesies and treatment."
Government's best data is flawed
"In 2012, 123 African-Americans were shot dead by police. ... Same year, 326 whites were killed by police."
Immigrants have done well but not that well
Immigrants "have captured all of the nearly 9 million jobs created since 2000."
Based on an old and preliminary tally
"4.7 million people have lost their insurance in 32 states" due to Obamacare.
No, but they are more reliable voters
"It is senior citizens, not Hispanics, who are the fastest-growing demographic in this country."
99% are temporary
"There would be tens of thousands of jobs created" if President Barack Obama approved the Keystone XL pipeline.
Ignores a lot of training
"U.S. troops are getting only 4 hours of Ebola training before deployment to Liberia."
Not really comparable
Blocking travel from countries with Ebola should be possible because President Barack Obama "has sealed off Israel in the past."
Ebola is the bigger humanitarian crisis
"This (Ebola) is not as bad as SARS was in 2003."
Small changes in just a few states
Republicans "made it easier to buy a gun" in states they won in 2010.
7 would be more accurate, maybe more
"We have four combat-ready brigades out of 40 in the U.S. Army."
Military program started under Bush in 2008
President Barack Obama "ordered our military to enlist illegal aliens."
This is speculation
Says President Barack Obama attacked potential terrorist targets in Syria in the middle of the night "to minimize terrorist casualties."
Let's go to the video
"Not even old Gen. Eisenhower … saluted military personnel" as president.
An indirect link
Says Dick Cheney "de-Ba’athisized the Iraqi government and created ISIS."
Political ties are pretty loose -- to either party
The prosecutor who brought the indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry "has ties to Obama. He has ties to the Democrats."
Blaming the Fed is peculiar, economists say
"Over the last 40 years, real wage growth has been flatlined because of the policies of the Federal Reserve ... It was all driven by the Federal Reserve."
An unconvincing use of statistics
"So far, the war in Gaza has left more than 1,800 Palestinians dead -- the population equivalent to 100 9/11s."
Amend, but to what end?
Because of the current immigration crisis, Republicans want to "repeal" a 2008 law that President George W. Bush signed and "want to be on record as not wanting to protect children from ... sex trafficking."
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