Statements we say are Mostly False
The price of gasoline was at $1.85 a gallon when President Barack Obama took office and has since nearly doubled because of his policies
Says U.S. Senate hopeful Tammy Baldwin voted for a $1 trillion stimulus bill that included a wasteful "$800,000 to replace light bulbs."
"I led the fight to require the Coast Guard to buy their engines from us, not foreign companies."
Says Gov. Scott Walker "raises the pay of inmates, but we don't raise the pay of staff in our correctional institutions."
Says U.S. Senate candidate Eric Hovde has ‘no problem with raising taxes.’
The United States can immediately tap a domestic energy resource of "more than 1.5 trillion barrels of oil, six times more than Saudi Arabia."
President Barack Obama’s health care reform "slashed $500 billion from Medicare."
Toothpaste contains "the poison substance of fluoride."
The Wisconsin Retirement System for public employees is "a self-funded pension plan" and "it’s the money of the workers’ that funds it."
"Before Act 10, the total cost of public sector employees’ employment was 29 percent higher than that in the private sector. After the act, it’s still 22 percent higher."
"Overwhelming Democrat and Republican votes" in 2011 for legislation in two special sessions on jobs demonstrated the bipartisan nature of the Wisconsin Legislature.
Says Tom Barrett "voted to ban 15 different kinds of guns, even a lot of common deer rifles."
Since Scott Walker took office as governor in January 2011, there has been an increase of 33,200 jobs in Wisconsin.
Says Democratic recall opponent Tom Barrett is campaigning on "lifting property tax" limits.
"The failed economic policies" of President Barack Obama, the Democrats and the Federal Reserve "are making gas prices higher while America’s economy is running on fumes."
The Wisconsin law repealed by Republicans, which allowed discriminated workers to sue in state court, "was kind of a gravy train" for lawyers.
Says she made a "cold call" and persuaded an Illinois company to relocate to Wisconsin.
Says Gov. Scott Walker signed abortion, sex education and discrimination bills "in secret."
In labor negotiations with city employees, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett "demanded concessions that went beyond those mandated" by Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining law
"In his very first budget, (Milwaukee) Mayor Tom Barrett broke his pledge to keep a lid on property taxes and has continued increasing taxes and fees ever since."
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