Latest Mostly True Fact-checks on Ron Paul Ron Paul stated on February 22, 2012 in a Republican presidential debate in Arizona: Says he "did the very best" in a recent poll in Iowa matching up each of the major Republican presidential candidates against President Barack Obama. Ron Paul stated on September 30, 2011 in remarks at Politics & Eggs forum in Manchester, N.H.: Every month since 9/11, there have been as many suicide attacks against the United States and its allies as there were in all the years leading up to 9/11. Ron Paul stated on September 12, 2011 in a Republican presidential debate in Tampa: The U.S. military "is in 130 countries. We have 900 bases around the world." Ron Paul stated on May 5, 2011 in a presidential debate: "The Arab and the Muslim nations get twice as much money as Israel." Ron Paul stated on December 23, 2007 in a <i>Meet the Press</i> interview: "If you got rid of the income tax today you'd have about as much revenue as we had 10 years ago." Ron Paul stated on October 21, 2007 in Orlando: "The founders advised non-interventionism." Ron Paul stated on September 17, 2007 in a statement on his campaign Web site.: "Congressman Paul introduces numerous pieces of substantive legislation each year, probably more than any single member of Congress." Ron Paul stated on September 5, 2007 in a debate in Durham, N.H.: "We've lost over 5,000 Americans over there in Afghanistan, in Iraq, and plus the civilians killed."