Statements about Pundits
Says President Barack Obama "has taken 92 days of vacation since he was sworn in," compared to 367 for President George W. Bush at the same point in his presidency.
"I was banned from talking about" Bill Ayers during the 2008 presidential campaign.
"More than 72 percent of children in the African-American community are born out of wedlock."
"Gangs have increased by 40 percent since this president was elected."
"More Americans receive food aid than work in (the) private sector."
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."
"One person, Kathleen Sebelius, was going to determine whether or not" 10-year-old lung patient Sarah Murnaghan would live or die.
The labor market is weak because if you count the unemployed, underemployed, and those who’ve stopped looking for work, the unemployment rate "actually went up last month to 13.5 percent."
"Seven of the 10 highest-income counties in the country ring the city" of Washington D.C.
Research shows that "a vast majority of arriving immigrants today come here because they believe that government is the source of prosperity, and that's what they support."
Under President Barack Obama, "8.3 (million) fewer Americans are working today than there were four years ago."
"The White House has three staff calligraphers making between $86,000 and $97,000 each, and just one National Security Director. She makes $55,000."
Says it's not "accidental" that the villain in the Batman movie is named Bane.
"If you make more than $250,000 a year … you only really take home about $125,000."
Obama "said (the individual mandate) wasn't a tax."
"Obamacare is . . . the largest tax increase in the history of the world."
"A recent Department of Labor study guessed Wall Street fees cost a worker 28 percent of the value of your plan over the span of your career."
Says the federal government hosted a conference and "ordered 250 muffins at 16 bucks a piece."
"Poverty among Americans 65 and over is statistically unchanged" in recent years because of Social Security.
Under President Barack Obama’s jobs bill, "you can sue if you are unemployed and don't get the job and think you weren't hired because you are unemployed."
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