In Virginia, "people are going and getting marriage licenses who are 12 and 13, and 14 and 15 years old."
A broad estimate
Forty percent of illegal immigrants are "people coming legally on visas and overstaying their visas."
The exact number varies
"Only nine" coalition nations with the U.S. "are truly actively involved" in fighting the Islamic State.
Something to chew on
"There is a federal criminal law that says it's a crime to transport dentures across state lines."
Might be on high side
"The top 1/10th of 1 percent today in America owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent."
Some U.S. crude oil goes to Canada
"We're the only major oil-producing nation in the world with a self-imposed ban on exporting our crude oil to other nations."
Give Lincoln his due
"We did not even have a federal income tax in this country until 1913."
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."
Claim has legs
"All (Maryland) crabs are born in Virginia."
Not quite that high
"The United States ranks second worst in income inequality across developed countries," after taxes and transfers.
Can't dismiss the 1930s
"Income disparities in the United States are the worst since the 1920s."
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!"
Some of the corporations are dormant
The Commonwealth Institute
Says "roughly two-thirds of (state) corporations didn’t pay any income tax in Virginia."
Many reasons for gap
"By age 65, the average woman will have lost $431,000 throughout her working career was a result of the pay gap."
But there's some debate
"We've got 40 years of study now that show that, with a good preschool start, you're less likely to be on public dole, you're less likely to be in prison."
Right on testing, off on spending
"...Over 30 years, federal spending on education has grown by 375 percent, but test scores remain flat."
But it's not unique
"One third of our age group (Millennials) have moved back in with their parents."
Results vary with definitions of income
"If you look at the income of average Americans...they’re absolutely flat in constant dollars since 1979."
Have concealed gun permit, will travel
Virginia House Democratic Caucus
Assault weapons and handguns are allowed in the state Capitol while bullhorns, trumpets, helium balloons and flags on poles are banned.
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