All True statements involving John McCain
Earmarks requested in a federal spending bill included "$277,000 for potato pest management in Wisconsin."
After J.D. Hayworth "was voted out of Congress, he became a registered lobbyist" who was "paid thousands by a Florida corporation to lobby the very committee he used to serve on."
"Obama has more czars than the Romanovs."
The omnibus spending bill has "9,427 pork barrel items."
"Sen. Obama has never taken on his party leaders on a single major issue."
"Fidel (Castro) has made his preferences known in the campaign and had some very unkind things to say about me."
"Congressman John Lewis, an American hero, made allegations that Sarah Palin and I were somehow associated with ... the worst chapter in American history. ... And, Senator Obama, you didn't repudiate those remarks."
"I have disagreed strongly with the Bush administration on this issue" of global warming.
"The average South Korean is 3 inches taller than the average North Korean, a huge gulag."
"My grandfather came home from ... (World War II) exhausted from the burdens he had borne, and died the next day."
"Governor Palin is the most popular governor in the country."
Sarah Palin "has had 12 years of elected office experience."
The musical Mamma Mia! has "been selling out for years."
Says Obama flip-flopped on warrantless wiretapping.
U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan include a "few thousand that are still green card holders who are not even citizens of this country."
Says Obama opposes offshore drilling and a gas tax holiday.
"You know, the approval rating of Congress is down to 13 percent."
"I joined the Gang of 14, seven Republicans, seven Democrats, so that we wouldn't blow up the United States Senate. Sen. Obama had the opportunity to join that group. He chose not to."
"John McCain stood up to the president and sounded the alarm on global warming ... five years ago."
"The U.S. Navy has sailed ships around the world for 60 years with nuclear power plants on them and we've never had an accident."
How to contact us:
We want to hear your suggestions and comments. For tips or comments on our campaign promise database, please e-mail the Obameter. If you are commenting on a specific promise, please include the promise number. For comments about our Truth-O-Meter or Flip-O-Meter items, please e-mail the Truth-O-Meter. We’re especially interested in seeing any chain e-mails you receive that you would like us to check out. If you send us a comment, we'll assume you don't mind us publishing it unless you tell us otherwise.
Browse the The Truth-O-MeterTM:
Browse The Obameter:
Keep up to date with Politifact National: