Company didn't address state concerns
Says Virginia economic development officials "decided they didn’t want to bid on" his company's electric automobile plant.
Not supported by evidence
"Repealing and replacing Obamacare – that’s going to save $1 trillion over a 10-year period."
"Tim Kaine announced he wants to raise taxes on everyone."
"This year, Eric Cantor has received more money from oil companies than any other member of Congress."
Evidence points to opposite conclusion
The Obama administration is "unwinding our nation’s welfare-to-work requirements."
A falsehood that won't die
President Obama's health care law is "a government takeover of healthcare."
Tim Kaine urged "$500 billion in Medicare cuts."
Virginia ranks third
Virginia "is home to more veterans per capita than any state in America."
"Gross misrepresentation" of research
Homosexual behavior "cuts your life by about 20 years."
The U.S. economy is "recovering slower than Europe "
Virginia was first by a spell
"On most things except witch trials, Virginia will always have been first."
Most stats put the states neck and neck
Maryland is "creating jobs at 2 ½ times the rate that Virginia is."
A wet wipe will suffice
"You're supposed to throw away your shoes" if mercury from a broken CFL light bulb gets on them.
A faulty deduction
"A cashier earning $20,000 per year pays the same (Virginia) income tax rate as a hedge fund manager earning $20 million per year."
School funding goes up; so does teachers' pension cost
Gov. McDonnell's proposed budget "is cutting" public education.
If it sounds like a duck...
Says proposal to boost teacher pension fund "puts no mandate on local government."
Under Kaine logic, 51 people cast "the deciding vote."
George Allen cast "the deciding vote" for the 2003 Bush tax cuts.
Flat out wrong
"Our federal government has lent $2 billion to the state-owned oil company of Brazil to allow them to explore for oil and gas."
Allen has no flat tax plan
George Allen's flat tax "plan would actually shrink revenues further than the Perry (flat tax) plan."
Flimsy logic based on flimsy research
"Bryce Reeves chaired a group bankrolled by a New York billionaire who fired hundreds of Virginia workers and sent their jobs to China."
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