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."
Ike wasn't far behind
Says President Barack Obama "has lost more members of the House and more members of the Senate than any president ever has lost" in modern times.
Whites tend to kill whites as well
Says "93 percent of blacks in America are killed by other blacks."
UPDATED: If you use the highest estimate
On immigration, what reports say President Barack Obama "plans to do is roughly on the same scale" as what President George H.W. Bush did.
In line with most estimates
Repeal of Obamacare would "take away health care for 10.3 million Americans" who have received coverage since Oct. 1, 2013.
Yep, they don't like it
Every new Republican member of the U.S. Senate said they "will vote to repeal and replace Obamacare."
8 actually -- from three different agencies
Greta Van Susteren
New Jersey has had "seven credit downgrades" since Chris Christie became governor.
It takes a lot of A/C to keep fans cool
"All of Liberia can produce less than one-third as much electricity as the Dallas Cowboys football stadium consumes at peak times."
Using a certain window, yes
"Money towards the Ebola vaccine is basically cut in half to what it was. More cuts are coming under the congressional sequester."
16 to 22 is a better range
"We've had 27 (Ebola) outbreaks around the globe and they've never spread outside of the confines of the countries that were initially affected."
O'Reilly's appearances are a ratings factor
"When I go on Letterman" the "ratings go up."
The practice is not exclusive to Islam
Says female genital mutilation is "a central African problem," not an Islamic problem, as Bill Maher suggested.
Angering his base, Granderson says
Says President Barack Obama has launched "twice as many strikes (on) countries that are predominantly Muslim" than President George W. Bush.
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