Statements we say are Pants on Fire!
Says Sheldon Whitehouse said on Senate floor: "Everybody in Rhode Island who disagrees with me about Obamacare is an Aryan, is a white supremacist."
Welfare programs caused more long-term damage to Detroit than the atomic bomb caused to Hiroshima
"Illegal aliens cost the state of Rhode Island $400 million a year."
If the Stamp Farm wind turbine is built, the "health risk of 'flicker' impact created by shadows of blades of turbines poses real and significant health risks, particularly seizures."
Unemployment and the housing and auto industry crises can be fixed by giving a million dollars to every worker over age 50 to retire.
The cap-and-trade bill before Congress "prevents you from selling your home without the permission of the EPA administrator."
"Pres. Obama's finance team is recommending a . . . 1% tax on all transactions at any financial institution."
"When the mayor of Providence's brother wrote over 100 grand in bad checks to the city, Joe Fernandez didn't have the guts to prosecute him. He let him off the hook."
"80 to 85 percent of my campaign funds go to donations to various organizations throughout the City of Providence."
"Obama admits he is not a citizen."
Transporting drugs "is the price of admission" for people crossing the border illegally.
Blue Cross headquarters has "a $30,000 granite table."
Blue Cross’ new $90-million Providence headquarters "was outfitted with $25 million in decor."
U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin didn't want a border fence to block illegal immigration "because he is afraid that someone will get hurt trying to go around the fence."
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