A climate change eruption misfires
"The elimination of essentially every automobile would be offset by one volcano exploding."
Experts (generally) agree
"When the Constitution was written, (only) 20 to 25 percent of the people in the country could vote."
Generally, yes, with some exceptions
In Wisconsin, a "second arrest for carrying pot is a felony," but a second or subsequent arrest "for carrying a gun illegally is a misdemeanor."
Similar language, but different context and intent
Says Bill Clinton signed a law "very similar to," and Barack Obama voted for a law "something like," Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
That's what the 2-1 vote was about
Wisconsin’s attorney general and state treasurer ordered the daughter of Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson not to discuss climate change on state time.
Less than Walker claims -- and less than increases before Obama took office
Under Barack Obama, "the average cost of family health care premiums has increased by $4,154."
Clearance rack + Kohl's Cash = Campaign speech applause line
Says he "paid one dollar for" a sweater at Kohl’s.
Voters have never had direct choice
An April 7, 2015 referendum would take "the choice of chief justice" of the Wisconsin Supreme Court "away from the people."
Accurate figure, despite rising minority population
"White people control almost 90 percent of the nation's wealth."
Party cites us, but we don't do that kind of rating
Says Gov. Scott Walker "has been rated America’s most factually-challenged politician."
Tuition hikes eased Doyle cut
Says Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed reduction in university spending is "about the size of the one" under Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle, but Democrats didn’t treat Doyle’s cut as so dire.
Yes, though many profs got no grants at all
"The average faculty member at UW-Madison brings in close to a quarter million dollars a year" in grant money.
Actually less than half
Beer drinking is not allowed in any Illinois state parks.
Accurately cites latest poll
Polling shows that nearly 74 percent of National Rifle Association members "support requiring background checks for all gun sales."
Tied for last
Wisconsin is "dead last in the Midwest for job creation."
New campaign, new position
On support for ethanol mandates
We haven't seen any documents, just statements
"I unsealed my records" at Marquette University.
State parks claim oversold
Says Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget "would sell off Wisconsin’s state parks."
Available figures are for the county, not the city
"Black people are eight times more likely to be arrested than white people" in Madison.
On average, we're average
The University of Wisconsin System "will be much more affordable than just about any other campus in America" because "going forward we have a cap on it tied to inflation."
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