Badger State stands alone
"Our pension system is the only one in the country that’s 100 percent funded."
Newly revised figures accurately quoted
Among Milwaukee Public Schools students, "86 percent are behind in reading and 80 percent are behind in math."
Not for everybody, but accurate in the aggregate
"Faculty salaries at UW System institutions have now fallen more than 18 percent below the national average."
Decline here wasn’t as steep
"Wisconsin still ranks first among the 50 states in manufacturing jobs per capita."
Thompson pushed for law, which includes bargaining ban
Federal law adopted "under Tommy Thompson's watch" prohibits the government from negotiating for "better prices" on prescription drugs for senior citizens
To get off you have to be six-feet under
Says under Wisconsin law, he cannot remove his name from the ballot for re-election to Congress.
A clean bill of health for this claim
"Donna Shalala left me with 12 million doses" of smallpox vaccine and "I created enough" to vaccinate "every man, woman and child against smallpox in America."
New turf favorable for a Wangaard comeback
The new 21st State Senate district was "created in secret for Van Wanggaard. It was drawn within half a block of his house."
Vetoed grants were for fire gear
As Massachusetts governor, Mitt Romney used a line-item veto to cut "millions of dollars for firefighting equipment," including firefighters' "coats, pants, helmets and boots."
Accurately quotes federal study
Says a study shows that children who live with a biological parent and the parent's boyfriend or girlfriend "have a 20 times greater chance of being sexually abused."
And some lived like badgers
Wisconsin is called the Badger State because "our ancestors came here with the hopes of living the American dream by mining."
Right across the plate
All travelers -- even babies -- arriving in the U.S. by air must have a passport.
The few others pale in comparison
Says Scott Walker enacted "the biggest cuts to education in our state’s history."
True as far as it goes
As Dane County executive, Kathleen Falk raised property taxes by "millions of dollars every year" and approved the second highest increase in the state in 2010.
Fewer workers, more efficient
"Today, for the first time in fifteen years, Master Lock’s unionized plant in Milwaukee is running at full capacity."
The numbers check out
Says she got unions to agree to "about $10 million in reduction" of salaries and health benefits while serving as Dane County executive in Wisconsin.
In the lead with four
"I've done more impeachments than anybody else in the history of the country."
By the book, only one should count
One Wisconsin Now
It’s legal to "sign a recall petition (against Gov. Scott Walker) even if you have already signed another recall petition," but only one signature counts
Law is firing blanks
A Republican-led softening of firearms training rules means that "untrained individuals" would be allowed to carry guns with a state permit.
Tax freedom in exchange for jobs
Under a law proposed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, businesses that move into Wisconsin "don't have to pay any taxes" on their income for two years.
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