Nope, more fake news passed off as real.
Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
Did President Barack Obama say during a 2012 speech that the "future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam"?
Was it OK for them to have been in the Klan because they were Democrats?
At the very least, citing a single (and relatively small) tax as the sole reason for current and future job cuts in the volatile industry is a misrepresentation.
Every once in a while bogus emails get revised, recycled – and widely recirculated. That is happening now with a viral email that purports to list income tax increases that take effect this year.
Senate Republicans soon plan to bring a vote on the Keystone XL pipeline as one of the first acts of their new majority status, and once again we find ourselves fact checking jobs claims related to the project.
Did Sarah Palin really say this: "White Privilege? With affirmative action, welfare, food stamps, and all those thugs getting athletic scholarships over more deserving white kids, I'd call it black privilege." No.
An odd image, but no sign of a massive conspiracy.
Is Joe Arpaio's lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration costing taxpayer money?
Rep. Elijah Cummings got his facts wrong when he said "96 percent" of fatal police shootings were "white officers killing African Americans." His office told us he misspoke.
Can members of Congress retire and receive their full pay after serving one term?
No -- it's a particularly long-lived April Fools joke.
Bratton is correct that more than 100 police officers die while on duty every year. But attributing all 100-plus deaths to anger, hatred and violence directed at police is misleading.
Democrat Tom Wolf, who was elected governor in November, made education funding a key part of his campaign. He said the goal should be to get the state's share to 50 percent. To get a sense of what it would take to reach that goal, it helps to know the history of state funding in Pennsylvania and how much the state provides now. Wolf and his campaign have tried to frame the issue by citing numbers on education spending. We are fact-checking two of their statements
A flawed recitation of "new" taxes under Obamacare.
This is a complex issue, and certainly worth exploring. A big problem is that data is very fuzzy, which makes it susceptible to manipulation.
Is it correct that President Barack Obama invited Al Sharpton to the White House upwards of 85 times? And does that make Sharpton a “close advisor” of the president?
Was House Majority Whip Steve Scalise an honored speaker at a 2002 white supremacist convention in Metairie, La.?
Were two army captains forced to move their wedding in order to accommodate President Barack Obama's golf game?
Were Ferguson protests planned and organized by Communists, as proved by their identifiable and professionally printed signs?