Statements we say are Mostly False
"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."
Says Wisconsin Assembly Republicans voted to repeal a law that ensures "that women cannot get paid less than a man for doing the same job."
"The national unemployment rate has been above 8 percent for a record 36 months."
Says U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin, a candidate for Senate, supports raising taxes "by $858 billion."
A proposed mine in Wisconsin is "about two-thirds the size of Lake Winnebago."
Says Milwaukee County buses are no less safe now than a year or two ago.
"Wisconsin election officials to accept Mickey Mouse, Hitler signatures" on recall petitions.
Says signers of recall petitions against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker are at risk because of newly "discovered" provisions in state law.
The federal "limousine fleet has increased by 42 percent since Barack Obama took office."
A bill supported by Gov. Scott Walker makes it "so that drunk drivers who kill have an easier time of it."
"Republicans enacted the most drastic cuts to K-12 public schools of any state in the nation."
"The Green Bay Packers are a socialist organization."
"I asked the unions to pay into their own health care insurance ... and they said I was being unreasonable. I requested that they contribute toward their own pensions ... and they screamed it was unfair."
The Dodd-Frank financial-reform law’s hundreds of new rules will force small banks and credit unions to burn up "an estimated 2,260,631 labor hours just for compliance."
Democrats failed to flip the Wisconsin state Senate because recall elections were in the "deepest red districts in the state."
Under Gov. Scott Walker, "unemployment is increasing in Wisconsin at twice the rate it is nationally."
Says Democratic state Sen. Jim Holperin "voted against a property tax freeze" in 2009 and then voted for a "$1.5 billion property tax hike."
Says state Sen. Alberta Darling is "allowing mercury to harm our children" because she voted against an electronics recycling bill.
Says state Rep. Sandy Pasch "did nothing to stop" people from scamming the Wisconsin Shares child-care subsidy program and voted against funding for fraud investigators.
Says Sen. Luther Olsen, his recall opponent, supported the sale of state-owned power plants "not to the highest bidder, but to the biggest donors" with no oversight.
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