Some of the corporations are dormant
Says "roughly two-thirds of (state) corporations didn’t pay any income tax in Virginia."
Lots of evidence
"The United States is one of only seven nations that allows elective abortions after 20 weeks post-fertilization."
State legislators "quietly shifted $2 billion from education to road building" in 2013.
Depends how you define savings
The 2005 round of military base closings "has not yet resulted in savings."
An audit shows "there are 6.5 million people who have active Social Security numbers who are 112 years of age or older,"
Says the estate tax, "in many cases," forces family farmers and small businesses owners to sell their holdings.
Data more than 20 years old
"It’s estimated that 40 percent of all the guns that are sold in the United States occur with no background records check."
"Rosalyn Dance voted against President Obama’s Medicaid expansion."
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."
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."
"Did you know that the U.S. is one of the very few nations in the world without an official language?"
A misreading claim
"Since President Obama took office in January 2009, the federal government has issued more than 468,500 pages of regulations."
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."
"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."
Data backs him up
"America produces more oil and gas than any other nation in the world."
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."
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