Statements we say are Half-True
In the Wisconsin health insurance exchange, "the Society of Actuaries points out that there'll be, according to them, an 82 percent increase in individual premiums over the next couple years under Obamacare."
"There are only four countries in the world that ... legalize abortion after five months -- China, North Korea, Canada and the U.S."
The federal deficit is "growing."
President Barack Obama has "announced that he would not sign ANY spending bills this year unless sequestration spending cuts are eliminated."
"Our businesses have created nearly twice as many jobs in this recovery as they had at the same point in the last recovery, when there was no Obamacare."
"Gangs have increased by 40 percent since this president was elected."
Says last year "13 million (health insurance) rebates went out, in all 50 states. Another 8.5 (million) rebates are being sent out this summer, averaging around 100 bucks each."
"The president has had 1,540 of his nominations confirmed, only four defeated."
Says health insurance premiums will rise under Obamacare.
Says "Canada has one-tenth of our population—yet it issues far more high-skilled visas (more than 150,000) yearly than we do (65,000)."
Recent record-low water levels in Lake Michigan are evidence that global warming is leading to "the evaporation of our Great Lakes."
"My judicial nominees have waited three times longer to receive confirmation votes than those of my Republican predecessor."
Says that since he took office, "there have been no large-scale attacks on the United States."
"The Affordable Care Act is bringing the cost of health care in our country down."
Says Kelly Ayotte voted to "fix background checks."
The labor market is weak because if you count the unemployed, underemployed, and those who’ve stopped looking for work, the unemployment rate "actually went up last month to 13.5 percent."
"We are dealing with an administration that, quite frankly, has shown a reluctance to enforce the immigration law."
"In 29 states in this country you can still get fired for not just being gay, but if your employer thinks you are gay."
For people with insurance, the only impact of the health care law "is that their insurance is stronger, better and more secure than it was before. Full stop. That's it. They don't have to worry about anything else."
"Over half" of science, technology, engineering and mathematics students "receiving advanced degrees are not citizens of the United States of America."
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