It's a poor Photoshop
Barack Obama’s Columbia University ID says he was a foreign student and went by "Barry Soetoro."
Quote is made up
Says Scott Walker said "Labor unions don’t deserve to have a national holiday" due to their damage to the economy. And the holiday "should be replaced by Patriots Day, celebrated every year on 9/11."
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
It's satire, people
Says Michele Bachmann said, "The Chinese built a Great Wall 5,000 years ago. You don't see any illegal Mexicans in China."
There was no runnerup
The runnerup to Caitlyn Jenner for ESPN’s Arthur Ashe Courage Award was "Army veteran Noah Galloway, who lost an arm and leg to a roadside bomb in Iraq."
19 fake memes and counting
Says Ted Cruz said: "While there may have been an age difference, Josh Duggar’s transgressions are far less an affront to God than what gays do to each other."
— PolitiFact Texas
Meme makes a mess of the data
"During Obama's first five years as president, black unemployment increased 42 percent. During Reagan's presidency, black unemployment dropped 20 percent."
When satire goes viral
Facebook has unveiled new rules to stop their users from creating posts related in any way to religion.
Seem iffy? Probably is
Says Ted Cruz said, "There is no place for gays or atheists in my America. None. Our Constitution makes that clear."
Speculative and wrong
Says Ted Cruz just flip-flopped about the president needing to be U.S.-born.
Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas said: ‘Hey, all you wrinkly, white-aged has-beens: It’s time for you to die and let the next generation have your spot on the planet.’
Too few consulted Google before sharing
"Newly Elected Republican Senators Sign Pledge to Eliminate Food Stamp Program in 2015."
Meme's trend line is completely off-base
"When (Barack Obama) took office, 2.3 million people were out of work. Five-plus years later, we have 5 million-plus out of work."
Overlooks a half-dozen presidential events
"794 law enforcement officers have fallen in the line of duty since B.H. Obama took office, with no special recognition from the White House."
A fake created on a "Church Sign Maker" website
A sign in Dearborn, Mich., for the Advancement of Islamic Agenda for America says, "Allah be praised. America we will kill you all and nothing you can do to stop it."
Stats made up out of thin air
Congress includes 36 people accused of spousal abuse, 84 arrested for drunk driving in the past year, 71 with terrible credit and more.
An old claim, recycled
A flight from Atlanta to Houston was canceled due to a "terrorist dry run."
A wild, outdated claim
"McDonald’s hamburgers are only 15 percent ‘real beef.’ The other 85 percent is meat filler cleansed with ammonia, which causes stomach and intestinal cancer."
Meme takes the words out of Noam Chomsky's mouth
Says former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said that "if the workers are more insecure, that's very healthy for the society" because "they'll serve the masters gladly and passively."
An old myth that keeps circulating
Fox News is "banned in Canada" because it violates a law that "prevents ‘news’ channels from lying to their viewers."
He was never president, she never said he was
Says Michele Bachmann said on Fox News, "This country could use a president like Benjamin Franklin again."
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