Yes, the first time in quite a while
"For the first time since the Korean War, total federal spending has gone down for two years in a row."
He's on the money
C.W. Bill Young
If the government shuts down, "all military personnel will continue to serve and accrue pay but will not actually be paid until appropriations are available."
War Powers Act lets president act, then ask
President Barack Obama "had the legal authority" to strike Syria without a vote from Congress.
A strikingly wide gap
According to a recent poll, "there are more young Republicans enrolled in their parents' (health insurance) plans than young Democrats."
If anything, the number is even higher
Fleeing Syria, "a million children are now refugees."
Trade deficit is still there, though
"We now sell more products made in America to the rest of the world than ever before."
Surveys confirm cost is biggest obstacle
"Why didn't (uninsured Americans) buy insurance? Because of the expense."
For two years, no rate-setting power for new plans
Says Florida refused to allow the insurance commissioner to "negotiate lower rates with companies or refuse rates that are too high" under Obamacare.
Correct, though pattern has changed in recent months
"Since the Affordable Care Act passed, 90 percent of job growth has been in full-time positions."
For that period, yes, though not always the case
"This year, the overwhelming majority of new jobs are part time."
Federal data generally backs him up
"More than 72 percent of children in the African-American community are born out of wedlock."
Fat deficit made it easy to shed weight
Says "our deficits are falling at the fastest rate in 60 years."
"The income of the top 1 percent nearly quadrupled from 1979 to 2007, but the typical family’s incomes barely budged."
Recession drove need
Food stamp spending "doubled under President Bush, doubled again under President Obama."
Actually, opposition was even higher
"There was a Gallup poll in Egypt last year, and 70 percent of Egyptians don't want our money."
The past trend is clear; the future course isn't
Debbie Wasserman Schultz
In South Florida, "we've had nine inches of sea-level rise since the 1920s."
They could easily use semaphore!
If it is enacted, the Senate immigration bill is "going to make the Border Patrol bigger than the FBI -- you could put one agent every 250 feet."
Grim numbers, but accurate
"Since Newtown, more people have died at the end of a gun than we have lost in Afghanistan."
They do it -- and so far, it seems legal
Currently, the intelligence community "can collect business records on law-abiding Americans who have no connection to terrorism."
Application jump came later
"There was no surge in 501(c)(4) applications in 2010."
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