Data show the opposite
"In countries where there are higher, more strict gun laws, there is more gun violence."
Selective reading of 'services'
"Almost 95 percent of all (Planned Parenthood) pregnancy services were abortions."
Cuts ≠ Disbanding the reserve
"We don’t have a (military) reserve force if something happens."
An exaggeration as big as Texas
"50 percent of murders in Texas have been linked to illegal aliens."
"Most polls" do not show what she says
"Most polls show foreign nations have lower regard for the U.S. now than they did before Obama’s time."
Lots of criticism when it happened
In 2007, when Nancy Pelosi met with President Assad of Syria, "nobody got upset."
'A bit of a mess'
"It will cost $50,000 per enrollee in Obamacare over the next 10 years."
Scientific consensus says otherwise
"There is no good data showing secondhand smoke kills people."
Not what 2013 law says
A new Colorado law "literally allows residents to print ballots from their home computers, then encourages them to turn ballots over to ‘collectors.’ "
More like violent vomiting
Some doctors say Ebola can be transmitted through the air by "a sneeze or some cough."
Social science without the science
"We know from the social science that children do best with a mom and a dad."
A sustained surge under Clinton, too
"The last time there was a sustained surge of confidence in government's competence was under Ronald Reagan."
Wasn't true when Obama said it either
The Justice Department’s Fast and Furious gun-walking program "started in the Bush administration."
There's no public evidence of this
"In 2011, (the Islamic State) attempted to attack Fort Knox."
ISIS getting more than 1,600 troops
Says President Barack Obama is "sending a much larger (force) " to deal with Ebola "than ISIS is getting."
Closest estimate puts U.S. in middle of the pack
The United States has "the most number of deductions available to corporations" for the corporate income tax.
Same problem since at least 1954
Because of President Barack Obama’s failure to "push job creation," the black unemployment rate in Ferguson, Mo., is three times higher than the white unemployment rate.
Maybe the Gipper was the draw
Under President Ronald Reagan, illegal immigrants "were not pouring in like" they are now.
The border crisis, in bar charts
The Obama administration "manipulated deportation data to make it appear that the Border Patrol was deporting more illegal immigrants than the Bush administration."
Pentagon says it was 2004
ISIS leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi was "released by Obama in 2009."
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