Insurance costs far more than tax
The tax penalty that the government imposes if you don't buy health insurance "is lower than it would have cost to buy insurance."
213,000 more, to be precise
Since 1968, "more Americans have died from gunfire than died in … all the wars of this country's history."
Correct, though handguns dwarf them all
In 2011, more people were murdered with knives, "hands or feet" or "clubs and hammers" than with any type of rifle.
Yes, by a 398-1 vote
"This week the House of Representatives voted to remove the word ‘lunatic’ from federal law."
Romney wants more for defense
Says Mitt Romney wants to add $2 trillion to defense budget that the military hasn’t asked for.
Romney supported moral exemption
Says Mitt Romney suggested that "employers should be able to make the decision as to whether or not a woman gets contraception through her insurance coverage."
He said it
When Mitt Romney was governor of Massachusetts, he "stood in front of a coal plant and pointed at it and said, ‘This plant kills.’"
Immigration bill was a no-show
Says Obama broke his promise to offer a comprehensive immigration bill in his first year.
Wyden worked with Ryan but doesn't endorse latest plan
"There's not one Democrat who endorses" the Romney-Ryan Medicare plan.
Hefty tax savings await
The federal tax code has "loopholes that are giving incentives for companies that are shipping jobs overseas."
Pentagon says it's ready for anything
Says Romney wants to add $2 trillion to the defense budget that the military hasn’t asked for.
See YouTube video, 2009
Says Obama promised to cut the deficit in half.
He cites an accurate stat
"Forty-seven percent of Americans pay no income tax."
No gutting going on
The Obama administration is allowing state waivers from welfare work requirements "only if they had a credible plan to increase employment by 20 percent."
Gains that came after even bigger losses
"After a decade of decline, this country created over half a million manufacturing jobs in the last two and a half years."
A key theme of the Democratic convention checks out
Under President Barack Obama’s leadership, "since June 2009, (the auto) industry has added a quarter of a million jobs."
Ryan acknowledged as much in June
Says U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan attacked the president for "the same amount of Medicare savings that (Ryan) had in his own budget."
For whatever reason, the pattern's correct
"Since 1961 … our private economy has produced 66 million private-sector jobs. So what's the jobs score? Republicans 24 million, Democrats 42 (million)."
Company joined first lady's Let's Move campaign
At Bain Capital, "we helped start an early childhood learning company called Bright Horizons that First Lady Michelle Obama rightly praised."
In his first TV interview as president, Obama said we "should talk to Iran."
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