Hornung tells it; letter essentially confirms it
Says President John F. Kennedy released a star Green Bay Packer from military reserve duty so that he could play in the 1961 NFL Championship Game.
Except for the funding he included
Says Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele "once proposed a plan to end county funding to homeless shelters."
Presidential campaign debt, future political travel expenses not really related
"Faced with $1 million in campaign debt," Scott Walker "is unloading his campaign security costs onto the backs of Wisconsin taxpayers."
A resume rematch
"I’ll be running against a career politician."
Er, the Fire Department sets fire to the house for training purposes
"This is the true picture of ‘Milwaukee's Renaissance’ after 12 years of Mayor Tom Barrett's leadership."
Hasn't called for a specific number
Says U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson wants to put 100,000 troops, including 25,000 Americans, "into the area where ISIS is."
Says Barack Obama's administration has admitted that money from its Iran nuclear deal "would go directly to terrorism."
Democrats pushing bills to allow it
"A lot of student loans are already refinanced by the federal government."
Rate rose; rank stayed same
"According to the most recent report, Wisconsin’s high school graduation rates are also up again -- to third best in the country."
A botched comparison
Wisconsin dropped "from second in the country to 41st" among states where more than half the students took the ACT exam.
Numbers, and blame, a bit of a jumble
Under Scott Walker, Wisconsin "moved from 16th to third in percentage of people with student loan debt."
Yes, though opted out of Obamacare Medicaid expansion
"Here in Wisconsin, we've put in previous budgets more money into mental health services than any governor has in the last 25 years."
Data cited obscures the full picture
Wisconsin "is on pace to double the number of layoffs" this year.
No line item, but government spends on violent extremism
Says President Barack Obama’s homeland security budget had "$16 million to fight climate change" but "didn't have a line item to fight violent extremism."
Not according to the numbers
The Milwaukee County bus system has "among the highest fares in the nation."
Credit goes more to the economy
"Under conservative leadership, Congress has reduced the federal deficit by 60 percent – nearly $800 billion."
If anything, gap is understated
The U.S. "tax rate on successful small businesses is 44.6 percent," while the business tax rate in Canada is 15 percent.
U.S. top ranked, though figures for China not entirely clear
"We lock up close to 2.4 million people in this country. We're locking up more people than China and Russia."
Not when inflation is correctly factored in
"From 2010-2014, median household income" in Wisconsin "has actually gone up 7.4 percent."
Carpooling down, SUVs and crossovers popular
Despite attention on global warming, "fewer Americans carpool today to work than carpooled in 1980" and "SUVs have never been a larger proportion of the vehicles being sold in this country."
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