Religious exemptions have existed as well
"It used to be that the only children at school who weren't vaccinated were those who had true medical" conditions. "Now there are 19 states that allow personal belief exemptions."
It's hard to quantify al-Qaida
"Al-Qaida has grown fourfold in five years."
Possible, but Granholm is guessing
Says Mitt Romney "pays less tax than the guys who installed his car elevators."
Motives can be murky
"Since 9/11, right-wing extremists (incl anti-abortion, anti-gov) have killed more Americans than Islamic extremists."
"A golf course closes somewhere in America every 48 hours."
No requirements on data collection
"The number of killings of citizens by police is at a two-decade high."
Police rarely charged regardless of race
Says "99 percent of the time police officers aren't charged when they kill young people of color."
Raw numbers not the best measurement
"There are more people living in this country who were not born here than at anytime in the history of the country."
All presidents acted, but few so sweepingly
"The actions I’m taking" are "the kinds of actions taken by every single Republican president and every single Democratic president for the past half-century."
Reid's allowed a few votes
"The Democratic leader in the Senate, Harry Reid, has blocked any vote on the Keystone pipeline for years."
Should've skipped 'vast'
"Every single day in this country, 1,000 people are deported and the vast majority of those people that are deported aren't criminals."
A big share, but not quite
"We've created more jobs in the United States than every other advanced economy combined since I came into office."
People both trust and distrust Fox News
Leonard Pitts, Jr.
"America’s least-trusted news sources are also its most popular."
Numbers uncertain, but experts give GOP edge
2014 midterm election spending by "the left and the right are both equal."
Puffs up an old story
Democrats give "Newports to the homeless to get them to the polls."
Most mutations go nowhere
"Every time somebody new gets the Ebola virus, it mutates."
An estimate of an estimate
"Every year the average woman loses around $11,000 to the wage gap," which amounts to "a $500,000 vagina tax" over her working career.
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