While the effects of the Iraq war may linger on, Chafee is engaging in fantasy math when he speaks of the possible four-decade cost of the Iraq war in the present tense and compares it to an old 10-year estimate for the 2001 tax cut.
Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
More total B.S. from a "satire" site.
No, the image shows someone else.
It did, though not under pressure, as some critics say.
The image is a crude Photoshop.
The Environmental Protection Agency released the draft of a long-awaited study on the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing -- fracking -- for natural gas on drinking water, and individuals on both sides of the debate have misrepresented the study's findings.
More fake news passed off as truth.
In a recent New Hampshire appearance, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was challenged by a voter who asked why he thought it was cool to have a transvaginal ultrasound. He responded that the state law had been misconstrued by the media.
Q: Are 65,000 Syrian refugees being relocated to the U.S.? A: No.
In describing the “growing gap of injustice in our country today,” Democrat Martin O’Malley said 70 percent of Americans are “earning the same or less” than they were 12 years ago, for the first time since World War II. Is he correct?
Federal employees and pornography viewership has all the makings of a catchy soundbite, just waiting to go viral.
Democratic presidential contender Martin O'Malley claims that "70 percent of us are earning the same or less than they were 12 years ago." Actually, weekly paychecks for rank-and-file workers are 6.6 percent higher, even after adjusting for inflation.
Readers should always be wary of false precision. The sex trade is an underground industry, so on what basis would the revenues from the trafficking of children–or children and adults–in the United States be calculated so precisely, either as $9.8 billion or $9.5 billion?
Is it true that "almost every other civilized nation on this Earth protects pain-capable unborn babies at this age"?
Is Fiorina correct that every agency has received more money every year for 40 to 50 years?
Former New York Gov. George Pataki credits his "conservative policies" for reducing the number of New Yorkers on welfare by 1 million. The sharp decline was part of a national trend thanks largely to a 1996 federal overhaul of the nation's welfare system.
Get ready for another round of misleading claims about the government interfering with women's ability to get mammograms.
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry routinely boasts that border apprehensions dropped 74 percent in Texas after he sent state law enforcement to the border last year. But Perry takes too much credit.
This is a pretty interesting collection of damning quotes from Hillary Clinton about her GOP rivals for the presidency.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders claims that "in America we now have more income and wealth inequality than any other major country on earth." Not really. Sanders excludes nations such as Russia, Turkey and Brazil from his definition of "major."