Claim goes up in smoke
John G. Edwards
Decriminalizing marijuana "will save the state anywhere from $4 (million) to $11 million dollars."
Wake up and smell the facts
Most tips left at Dunkin’ Donuts don’t go to employees.
Grads of foreign schools, yes. For-profit, no
"In the state of Rhode Island 25 percent of our current physicians are graduates of for-profit medical schools."
Alabama? No. Massachusetts? No.
In 2011, Alabama and Massachusetts passed legislation allowing non-citizens who are legal residents to vote in state and local elections.
Try 611,000 one-year jobs over a decade
"If you put the $47 billion in revenue (raised over 10 years by the Buffett rule) into infrastructure you could create 611,000 infrastructure jobs."
The money was for Egypt. Big difference.
President Obama gave Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood one and a half billion dollars.
Don't bet on it
Says when Rhode Island Lottery was proposed, "state residents were enticed to vote for it with the promise that the money would be used for education."
Toyota says otherwise
Giant companies like Toyota will not locate in a state that has not passed a right-to-work law
"There are more atheists in the country right now than Jews, Muslims, Hindus and Buddhists combined and doubled."
Not tied to any party
"Martin Luther King was a Republican."
The InterLink at T.F. Green Airport is the closest air-rail link in the country.
Claim is De-Verified
Thomas Sgouros Jr.
"[If] you apply for a job, the chances are 1 in 7 that you are going to be denied that job unfairly if everybody is forced to use E-Verify."
Only at 48 words per page
"Our tax code is . . . 80,000 pages."
Something smells wrong here.
"Hydrogen sulfide . . . [was] used in the genocide of Jews in Germany. "
Fallacious foreclosure factoid
"Rhode Island is leading our nation in foreclosures."
Open mouth, insert ornament
"For the past eight years, Gov. Carcieri and Mrs. Carcieri would host the lighting of the State House Christmas tree."
Misquoting his own evidence
"If they made no changes whatsoever, the [state employees pension] plan still had enough money to go forward for approximately the next 16 years."
Unconfined by facts
"The job [of correctional officer] lowers your life expectancy . . . Metropolitan did a study in, I believe it was 1998, and the life expectancy was 58."
Closer to 22 percent
"Sixty-percent of the state retirees...don’t get Social Security.’’
"If Rhode Island does a hybrid [retirement] plan we’ll be the first state in the nation to do this.’’
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