Third Shoe assertion doesn't stand
Says Nikita Khrushchev brought an extra shoe to a United Nations session in 1960, which he banged on the desk in protest.
Millionaires can rest easy
"According to HUD, it is patently unfair and socially unjust that wealthy people can live in an exclusive neighborhood."
Inflated factoid ignores most long-term homeless
"In Rhode Island, a recent study showed that among a group of people who had been homeless for a year or more, Medicaid costs averaged about $60,000 per person."
$2 billion worth of assumptions
Seth Magaziner "plans to spend billions more of your money."
Four members of the Rhode Island General Assembly "went to vote in 2010 and were told they had already voted."
The investors are being paid and they're covered by insurance
In the 38 Studios deal, "Wall Street investors took a risk, and went bust."
The system was short-changed for years
Vincent "Buddy" Cianci
"In 2001 and '02 . . . we had the pension system funded at (the) 100% level in that year, and we did for two years at that point."
Latest count shows that number is 4 times too high
"You have 200,000 to 400,000 military veterans on the street in this country on any given day."
Other comments suggest otherwise
Jorge Elorza "wants to impose a municipal income tax."
A GOP volunteer who donated $125 is not "the campaign"
"Nazi imagery [was used] by the Block for Governor campaign to describe supporters of Allan Fung for Governor."
Garbage in, garbage out
"The increase in the garbage tax that [Mayor Allan Fung] imposed in Cranston for some people has been as much as $200."
You really did
On the last night of the General Assembly, "by 11 o'clock 95 to 98 percent of the business was done. So we really didn't have that late-night session. We were just holding on one bill."
Tourist trips are always a minority
The Pell bridge "is a tourism bridge essentially and not a commuter bridge."
Dismissed for cause
Under a bill before the legislature, "you’d have to go to court to fire an employee."
Physicians, fix thy statistics
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
"Rhode Island’s teen binge drinking rate is double the national average."
Figure applies to personal income, not spending
"Only 25 percent of what people buy is subject to Rhode Island’s sales tax."
No sanctuary from the facts
"Under Mayor Cicilline, [Providence] was a sanctuary city."
Expensive, but not the "most expensive."
Rhode Island's unemployment insurance system "is the most expensive such system in the country."
No polyp pictures for police!
"Local law enforcement . . . will have access to the [Obamacare] Data Hub’s treasure trove of personal info."
Wind power tops solar in dependability
"Wind power is the most undependable form of renewable energy."
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