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."
Public views on income inequality have been consistent for 30 years
"Nearly 6 out of 10 believe that money and wealth should be more evenly distributed among a larger percentage of the people in the U.S."
When good turkeys go bad
Says new Medicare billing guidelines "have nine codes for (injuries by) turkeys."
Bill doubled down on existing ban
A bipartisan background check amendment "outlawed any (gun) registry. Plain and simple, right there in the text."
The NRA has acknowledged changing its stance
"The NRA used to support expanded background checks."
Careful wording ensures her accuracy
Polls show that Americans "overwhelmingly" support "expanding background checks."
Sometimes more than the two combined
Says in Chicago, "we take more guns off the streets than New York or L.A."
Sunshine State supports gun sale checks
Says "94 percent of (Marco Rubio's) constituents support a universal background check."
'No loopholes anywhere for anyone'
"If you go back to 1999, Wayne LaPierre testified on behalf of the NRA that background checks were appropriate and should be done."
Big Brother in the bathroom
"We have a federal government that thinks they have the authority to regulate our toilet seats."
It's a well-off capital
"Seven of the 10 highest-income counties in the country ring the city" of Washington D.C.
She's on target
"More than 64 percent of minimum-wage earners are women."
That's what he said
"When (John) Brennan ... was asked directly … ‘Is there any geographic limitation to your drone strike program?’ Brennan responded and said, ‘no, there is no limitation.’"
Fair amount of flipping
Says Jeb Bush "flip-flop-flip(ped) on immigration."
Abe could put you in a half nelson
Says wrestling was a favorite sport of Abraham Lincoln.
It's even worse than he says
"The 12 hottest years on record have come in the last 15 years."
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