Two dozen narrowly defined
The United States has "10,000 IRS agents making sure that you don't take an improper charity deduction," but to fight terrorism, it has "less than two dozen people focusing on countering violent extremism at home."
Numbers are outdated
Israel has seen a "90 percent reduction in terrorist attacks" that it attributes to building a 500-mile fence.
How did the world miss something so historic?
President Barack Obama met with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani.
Obama called climate change a serious threat, but didn't say No. 1
Says Barack Obama told the U.S. Coast Guard Academy "that the number one threat to the military and the world today is global warming."
Survey results not that precise
"Twenty-five percent of people in the country have said they changed their email and phone habits because of" the collection of data allowed by the Patriot Act.
State refused requests, then allowed security to drop
Before the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, "the State Department not only failed to honor repeated requests for additional security, but instead actually reduced security in Libya."
Strong claim, weak evidence
Says U.S. Senate opponent Tommy Thompson "personally made over $3 million" from a federal contract granted to his healthcare company, but left 9/11 first responders "without the care they were promised."
Opposed once, in favor nine times
Says "Tammy Baldwin had the opportunity to vote to honor the victims of 9/11 and she voted against it."
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."
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