An application, not a visa, is needed
Western Europeans "can fly in the United States without even having a visa."
We seem to have a thing for prisons
"The United States right now incarcerates more African-Americans as a percentage than apartheid South Africa did."
Right on both counts
Wisconsin is below the national average in wage growth and job growth.
Photo was up for a few days
"Fox News uses photo of a married couple promoting ‘traditional marriage’ and the photo is actually of a same-sex couple."
The GOP has done better with open seats
The last time Republican U.S. Senate candidates "beat more than two (incumbents) was 1980."
For most Kansas senators, there's no place like the GOP
"Kansas has not elected somebody other than a Republican (to the U.S. Senate) since before 'The Wizard of Oz' hit the movie theaters."
Cuts not for the faint of heart
Says Sen. Rand Paul’s 2011 budget "included a big cut in the CDC."
Yep, it's the one and only
Saudi Arabia is "the only Muslim country out of 47 Muslim-majority countries" where women cannot get licenses to drive.
Her numbers are right
More women were killed by their husbands or boyfriends since Sept. 11 than "all the Americans who were killed by 9/11 or in Afghanistan and Iraq."
More places, fewer bombs
"Countries bombed: Obama 7, Bush 4"
"Football will outlive all of us"
"Last week's three most-viewed television programs were Sunday Night Football, Thursday Night Football and Monday Night Football."
A clear tilt
Says Fox News gave Republican senators twice the air time as Democrats during a hearing about the Islamic State.
Spot on, experts say
"More than three women per day lose their lives at the hands of their partners."
Dentists, radio reporters and teachers, too
"The president referred to the Syrian opposition just a few months ago as pharmacists and doctors, and so on."
Crunching the numbers in the toss-up states
"Eight out of the nine states with competitive Senate races, Hispanics make up less than 10 percent of the electorate."
Basically matches Sharpton's remarks
Al Sharpton went to Ferguson, Mo., and is "declaring as a matter of fact that ... Michael Brown didn't use any deadly force or posed no deadly threat to the officer."
3 hours vs. 3 days
Says President Barack Obama released a statement on the "death of brother Robin Williams before ... a statement on brother Michael Brown."
Homicide accounted for 40 percent of deaths in the age group
The No. 1 cause of death for African-American males 15-34 is murder.
Right there on the application
Says Keene, N.H., requested a "military-grade armored personnel truck," citing their annual Pumpkin Festival as "a possible target" for terrorists.
The Obama effect
"Black voter turnout in 2012 exceeded the rate of white voter turnout, even in the states with the strictest voter ID laws."
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