Not if you measure cuts by percentage
"Over the past eight years, the United States has reduced our total carbon pollution more than any other nation on Earth."
Saying all people in Russia are "equal" is a stretch
In Russia "all people are absolutely equal regardless of their religion, sex, ethnicity, or sexual orientation," while "70 countries of the world have criminal liability for homosexuality."
Uses an unofficial poverty measure
"Unemployment insurance kept more than 620,000 children out of poverty in 2012."
Readers caught a wrong number
Republican National Committee
"The latest Quinnipiac poll found that nearly six-in-ten Americans oppose ObamaCare -- 30% support the law and 57% oppose it."
Even those concerned say "thousands" a strech
"Obamacare could force thousands of volunteer fire stations to cut service or close entirely!"
Right on paper, but an oversimplification in practice
"FACT: Repealing Obamacare would be easier than repealing Prohibition."
For just one of Truman's eight years in office
The minimum wage "in real terms right now is below where it was when Harry Truman was in office."
Percentage may have changed since data collected 18 years ago
"44% of homeless people are employed."
Costs, some -- quality, not really
"Republicans have proposed dozens of (health care) solutions designed to help control costs and improve quality."
A bumpy path for some Medicaid enrollees
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
"500,000 people have signed up for #Obamacare."
The numbers are more art than science
Alison Lundergan Grimes
Says Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has "blocked the Senate over 400 times."
Slows Medicare spending, doesn't slash funds
Says Mark Pryor "cut Medicare to pay for Obamacare."
Not all the same vote counts
Says the number of Democrats who voted for the GOP measure allowing health plan renewals is close to the number who voted on GOP bills to delay mandates on employers and individuals.
Gets the facts right, but the implications wrong
In 1929, the Secretary of State shut down a program that was "collecting information to protect America" because it was "unseemly," but that move led to "millions and millions" of deaths in World War II.
In raw dollars yes; as share of GDP, hardly
"This year, the federal government will have more revenue than any year in the history of our country."
Most spending goes on, even as many employees are furloughed
"Eighty-five percent of government's running right now. Only 15 percent of government spending is shut down."
The number is right, but the shutdowns weren't equivalent
Shutdowns are "a normal part of the constitutional process," with 12 shutdowns under Democratic House Speaker Tip O’Neill and two during his own speakership.
Average masks wide variation
"In states where the federal government helps run these (health care) marketplaces, the average American will have more than 50 different plans to choose from, with different levels of coverage."
Includes firms that lost money
"One out of four corporations doesn't pay a nickel in (federal income) taxes."
Congress played a part, too
Says President Barack Obama "has amended, delayed, or repealed 19 components of his very own (health care) law."
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