An unavoidable accident, in legalese
"If you will go look up the definition of 'act of God,' we've used it in legal terms for a long time in this state."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, May 5th, 2010
Big banks getting bigger
"Fifteen years ago, the assets of the six largest banks in this country totaled 17 percent of GDP ... The assets of the six largest banks in the United States today total 63 percent of GDP."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, April 27th, 2010
Goldman employees gave close to $1m
Goldman Sachs was Barack Obama's "No. 1 private contributor."
— Politifact National on Friday, September 25th, 2009
Yes, health insurance companies will have to conform
"All private healthcare plans must conform to government rules to participate in a Healthcare Exchange."
— Politifact National on Thursday, July 30th, 2009
Steele gets it right on General Motors
"President Obama will now own 60 percent of GM, and his union buddies will own almost 20 percent."
— Politifact National on Monday, June 1st, 2009
A legitimate beef with ham sandwich regulations
"A ham and cheese sandwich on one slice of bread is the responsibility of the USDA ... But a ham and cheese sandwich on two slices of bread is the responsibility of the Food and Drug Administration."
— Politifact National on Monday, December 10th, 2007