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."
Alex McMurtrie Jr.
State legislators "quietly shifted $2 billion from education to road building" in 2013.
Says the estate tax, "in many cases," forces family farmers and small businesses owners to sell their holdings.
Repealing Obamacare saves "our nation more than $2 trillion."
Virginia House Speaker Bill Howell is "allied to group pushing MIXED SEX BATHROOMS in Stafford Schools."
"More than 7,000 Americans lost their lives to climate change-fueled events last year."
Ever hear of Edward Abbey?
"Thomas Paine wrote that ‘the duty of a patriot is to protect his country from his government.’"
Wrong on a number of fronts
Every illegal immigrant "can be eligible for up to $36,000 to $38,000 in earned income tax credits without paying a dime in."
Running on empty
President Barack Obama’s policies "have resulted in gas prices being reduced from $3.07 per gallon when he was sworn in in 2009 to $2.30 today."
A rural myth
In rural Virginia, "Sen. Warner ran 8-10 points ahead of a traditional Democrat -- ahead of Senator Kaine, ahead of Governor McAuliffe."
U.S. scores aren't that bad
"In K-12 education, our kids are scoring at the bottom of science and mathematics right now in the industrialized world -- at the bottom."
A lie about lies
Says Mark Warner told PolitiFact National's "Lie of the Year" in 2013.
A misplaced comparison
Del. Ben Chafin "took money away" from Southwest Virginia schools while voting to build a "politician's palace."
Proof falls short
Ed Gillespie "supports a personhood amendment."
Governing magazine has "estimated that in the states that don’t expand Medicaid, a minimum, they said of 40 percent of rural hospitals will close in those states..."
Wrong and retracted
Obamacare "already has caused millions of hardworking Virginians to lose their health insurance."
Try less than 10 percent
Says 70 percent of Virginia’s Medicaid cost is for seniors in nursing homes.
The Chamber of Commerce says new carbon regulations will kill "244,000 jobs a year" and cost average families "$1,200 a year."
Says a "liberal" immigration reform group endorsed his GOP primary opponent, Dave Brat.
Wrong on both counts
Says the Medicaid fraud rate in Virginia was "fact-checked" and found to be "0.47 percent."
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