It doesn't affect that many farmers
"More astronauts have been to the moon than farmers who paid the inheritance tax in 2013."
Democrats claim they were duped
The Hyde Amendment "language was in the (human trafficking) bill. The Democratic sponsor admits it was in the bill, and she voted for it."
Possible, but probable?
"Wholly domestic communication between you and your wife can go to New York to London and back and get caught up in the (NSA) database."
No state dollars for homeless shelters
Says Indiana Gov. Mike Pence "provides zero state funding for homeless shelters."
Missing some context
"There's just one piece of legislation that is now law" with Sen. Ted Cruz's "name on it."
The IAEA doesn't have enough access
The IAEA, or the International Atomic Energy Agency, "last month said the Iranians are not currently living up to their obligations."
Update: We all need to use a percent change calculator
"Every day, a black name resume is 50 percent less likely to get responded to than a white name resume."
Strong guidance, if not a rule
Says Hillary Clinton "sent a memo" to all State Department staff that said "you should not do State Department business on personal email."
Have you heard of Seychelles?
"We live in the most incarcerated country in the world."
Yes, but not all come from ISIS HQ
Hillary Mann Leverett
ISIS sends out "90,000 social (media) messages a day."
But you might not be lovin' it
Center for Western Priorities
"Oil companies can obtain an acre of public land for less than the price of a Big Mac."
More interesting factoid than sign of cooperative Senate, experts say
"Amazing fact: Senate has already voted on more amendments in 2015 than Reid allowed ALL YEAR last year."
Carefully picked numbers
"More people have watched ‘Morning Joe’ than CNN and HLN 5 years in a row."
It's not all hot air
Atmospheric conditions could push a football’s pressure "down approximately one-and-a-half pounds per square inch."
The CIA paid two psychologists $81 million "to develop and run their torture program."
That oil is worth a lot
"A lot of what (Cuba’s) survival depends on is Venezuelan oil money, which is drying up."
Suicides are the most common gun deaths
Says 3,000 Americans "died of gunfire" between the time of the Ebola scare in Dallas and the midterm elections.
He meant Ritz-Carlton
The federal budget bill "reauthorizes the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, which provides taxpayer dollars so that the Four Seasons hotel can build a resort in Turkey."
We're all a little guilty
"More than 70 percent of American adults have committed a crime that could lead to imprisonment."
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