Because the courts are slow
"By some estimates, as few as 2 percent of the 50,000 (Central American) children who have crossed the border illegally this year have been sent home."
Below average, but not the worst
The state of New York is the "worst in the nation in economic recovery."
It might surprise you
Russia "has an economy the size of Italy."
"Overwhelming" is a little strong
A tax plan promoted by North Carolina Senate candidate Thom Tillis will "overwhelmingly benefit the wealthy."
Judge must have been hungry
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit compared the health care law to buying a pepperoni and ham pizza from Domino's or Pizza Hut.
Most were Republican, but not all 36
"There were 36 states where Republicans who were in charge refused to implement a state (health insurance) exchange."
A full look at the data backs him up, mostly
"We've recovered (from the recession) faster and come farther than almost any other advanced country on Earth."
Not now, not in 2039
Says a new report shows the "devastating tax hikes (in the health care law) will have on middle-class Kentuckians."
Keystone state does lag most of the U.S.
Under Gov. Tom Corbett, "Pennsylvania ranks 49th in job creation."
The stats were better under Clinton, but not 100 times better
The number of jobs created and people lifted out of poverty during Bill Clinton’s presidency was "a hundred times" what it was under President Ronald Reagan.
Meme takes the words out of Noam Chomsky's mouth
Says former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said that "if the workers are more insecure, that's very healthy for the society" because "they'll serve the masters gladly and passively."
So far as we know, they're gone
In Syria, "we struck a deal where we got 100 percent of the chemical weapons out."
The post is there but hard to verify
"The so-called defense minister of the People's Republic of Donetsk ... actually posted a bragging social media posting of having shot down a military transport. And then when it became apparent it was civilian, they pulled it down from social media."
True since the early 1990s
"More women are graduating from college now than men."
Don't put on the hazmat suit just yet
Amid the "crisis at our southern border," there are "reports of illegal migrants carrying deadly diseases such as … Ebola virus."
A lot, but not quite that much
Alaska Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich "vote as much as 80 percent of the time together."
No arrrest warrants issued
Former President George W. Bush and former Vice President Dick Cheney are "unable to visit Europe due to outstanding warrants."
How do you define 'enforcement' agency?
"We spend $18 billion a year on making sure that the federal government has immigrant enforcement agents. That's more than DEA and the ATF and the FBI and all the other enforcement (agencies) combined."
A garbled talking point
"74 percent of Republicans support the Affordable Care Act."
It's a relatively small amount, but it's there
Says "nothing" in Obama’s $3.7 billion request to address the child immigrant situation "actually secures the border."
© 2014 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 • 727-893-8111
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise