Latest Pants on Fire! Fact-checks in Regulation Leah Vukmir stated on July 5, 2018 in a news release: Says Mark Pocan’s proposal to eliminate the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) would "eliminate border enforcement." Greg Abbott stated on January 8, 2016 in a 90-page manifesto decrying federal overreach: "While states used to have regulatory power over fishing, federal law now regulates down to the tenth of the inch the minimum size of fish that anglers can keep." Republican Party of Florida stated on August 6, 2014 in a Facebook Q&A with Charlie Crist: Obamacare "prevents (Florida) from regulating insurance." Susan B. Anthony List stated on April 23, 2013 in a radio ad.: New Virginia regulations on abortion clinics "provide the same sanitary environment we expect of dental offices." Michele Bachmann stated on March 16, 2013 in a speech at CPAC: "Scientists tell us that we could have a cure in 10 years for Alzheimer's" were it not for "overzealous regulators, excessive taxation and greedy litigators." Facebook posts stated on December 16, 2012 in a Facebook posting: "Switzerland (where the government) issues every household a gun . . . has the lowest gun related crime rate of any civilized country in the world!!!" Barry Hinckley stated on September 27, 2012 in a campaign commercial: U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse "rewarded Wall Street executives with millions in bonuses." Mitt Romney stated on January 7, 2012 in a Republican presidential debate in Manchester, N.H.: "We're only inches away from no longer being a free economy." 60 Plus Association stated on November 7, 2011 in a television commercial: An independent payment advisory board created by in the health care reform law is "like a Medicare IRS with the power to cut Medicare in order to pay for new government programs." Ward Armstrong stated on September 27, 2011 in in TV ads.: Appalachian Power Company is making "record profits." Mitt Romney stated on August 11, 2011 in the Republican debate in Ames, Iowa: "We're inches away from no longer having a free economy." Joseph Trillo stated on June 29, 2011 in a House debate over mandatory seat belt use: "There are 30,000 people that have been killed with seat belts." Barack Obama stated on June 29, 2011 in a press conference: "What I have done -- and this is unprecedented ... is I've said to each agency ... 'look at regulations that are already on the books and if they don't make sense, let's get rid of them.'" Sarah Palin stated on May 31, 2011 in an interview on Fox: "We're going to be looking at $8 billion a day that we're going to be pouring into foreign countries in order to import that make-up fuel that we're going to need to take the place of what we could have gotten out of the gulf." Mitt Romney stated on June 2, 2011 in a speech announcing his presidential campaign: "We are only inches away from ceasing to be a free market economy." Chain email stated on May 16, 2011 in a fundraising letter: Next year, "you will be mandated by federal law to get rid of your existing light bulbs." AmeriPAC stated on May 16, 2011 in a fundraising letter: "The Democrats have already voted to ban our conventional light bulbs ... in favor of dangerous fluorescent light bulbs." Bloggers stated on November 29, 2010 in postings to the Internet: New food safety legislation will regulate backyard gardening. Chain email stated on August 2, 2010 in a chain e-mail: Under the new health care law, "all real estate transactions will be subject to a 3.8% Sales Tax" Chain email stated on July 28, 2009 in a chain e-mail: In the health care bill, "The 'Health Choices Commissioner' will decide health benefits for you. You will have no choice. None." Investor's Business Daily stated on July 15, 2009 in an editorial.: The health care reform bill -- on Page 16 -- outlaws private insurance.