Statements we say are Pants on Fire!

"Two elections in a row (Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus) has screwed up counting the vote"  

Says state Rep. Sandy Pasch, her recall opponent, "voted to allow public school employees to use taxpayer dollars to pick up the tab for…Viagra."

Says Sen. Robert Cowles, her recall opponent, supported the sale of state-owned power plants "not to the highest bidder, but to the biggest donors" with no oversight.

Says Wisconsin Senate recall candidate Jessica King "voted to increase her pay with taxpayer dollars by 63 percent."

Says state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf wants to "eliminate Medicare" as we know it.

Says Wisconsin’s 2011-13 state budget contains "no fee increases"

"Protesters caused $7.5 million in damage to the Wisconsin State House"

Says U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan promised to "end health care for our seniors."

Says protesters at the Wisconsin state Capitol on the night the state Senate passed collective bargaining changes damaged the windshield of his car.

Says JoAnne Kloppenburg’s side had a "3-to-1 money advantage" in the Wisconsin Supreme Court campaign. 

Says Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate JoAnne Kloppenburg "put an 80-year-old farmer in jail for refusing to plant native vegetation on his farm."

PolitiFact Wisconsin "concluded that the charge that Justice Prosser prejudges matters that come before the court is True."

Says Supreme Court candidate JoAnne Kloppenburg’s record as a state Justice Department lawyer consists only of the prosecution of cases regarding regulation of docks.

Damage by protesters to the Wisconsin state Capitol will cost $7.5 million to repair.

As part of efforts to rein in protesters, Republicans in Wisconsin have "bolted windows inside the Capitol shut."

Hitler "abolished unions and that’s what" Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is "doing today."

Says under his budget-repair bill, "collective bargaining is fully intact."

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s move to limit collective bargaining rights has led to "riots" at the Capitol -- "It's like Cairo has moved to Madison these days."

Says Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker "has threatened to call out the National Guard if workers protest against" changes to bargaining laws.

Four state Assembly Democrats "scored a death blow to northeast Wisconsin’s economy" by killing hundreds of jobs at a potential Bass Pro Shops near Green Bay.

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