"Last year, we had zero percent growth in GDP in Virginia ...The only states that did worse than us were Alaska and Mississippi."
Give Lincoln his due
"We did not even have a federal income tax in this country until 1913."
Overstates coal region's woes
On unemployment rates: "We have counties in Southwest Virginia that are well into double digits and some that are pushing 20 percent."
Says Jill McCabe "supports late term abortions. Larger baby parts are more profitable."
Very close to the top
"The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world."
Some context missing
Since parole abolition, Virginia's "crime rate has fallen to third lowest in the country, our recidivism rate is down 20 percent and that’s the second lowest in the country."
Drop is not quite that steep
"In 1960, we spent more than 3 percent of our GDP on infrastructure projects like the Interstate Highway. Today we spend less than 1 percent of our GDP on these vital investments."
Claim has legs
"All (Maryland) crabs are born in Virginia."
Focus shifts to border
"The actual deportations from the interior of the country are way down" under President Obama.
Supporters and critics both make fair points
"Thanks to the Obama administration’s negotiations, Iran’s nuclear program will be under lock, key and camera 24 hours a day, 365 days a year."
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Says President Obama "is reducing our naval fleet to 1917 levels..."
Not quite that high
"The United States ranks second worst in income inequality across developed countries," after taxes and transfers.
"The average age a child is trafficked into the commercial sex trade industry is between 11 and 14 years old."
Can't dismiss the 1930s
"Income disparities in the United States are the worst since the 1920s."
"More than half of women under 30 who give birth do so outside of marriage..."
A rosier scenario exists
"In just 17 years, spending for Social Security, federal health care and interest on the debt will exceed ALL tax revenue!"
They're not growing up that fast
Millennials "will be 75 percent of the workforce in the next 10 years."
Some of the corporations are dormant
Says "roughly two-thirds of (state) corporations didn’t pay any income tax in Virginia."
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