A reach to call it support
The Obama administration "supported Muslim allies trying to establish a new international blasphemy standard."
The CIA paid two psychologists $81 million "to develop and run their torture program."
It’s just one unconfirmed survey
"Surveys of teens in high school reveal that knowing a classmate who sells cannabis is 90 times more common than knowing a classmate who sells alcohol."
Suicides are the most common gun deaths
Says 3,000 Americans "died of gunfire" between the time of the Ebola scare in Dallas and the midterm elections.
There's no data to back this up
The wealth gap between blacks and whites in the United States is "greater than the black-white wealth gap was in apartheid South Africa."
We seem to have a thing for prisons
"The United States right now incarcerates more African-Americans as a percentage than apartheid South Africa did."
We're all a little guilty
"More than 70 percent of American adults have committed a crime that could lead to imprisonment."
Immigrants have done well but not that well
Immigrants "have captured all of the nearly 9 million jobs created since 2000."
People both trust and distrust Fox News
"America’s least-trusted news sources are also its most popular."
It takes a lot of A/C to keep fans cool
"All of Liberia can produce less than one-third as much electricity as the Dallas Cowboys football stadium consumes at peak times."
Planes, claims and automobiles
"TSA WILL ACCEPT DRIVERS PRIV CARDS FOR ID AT THE AIRPORT"
Her numbers are right
More women were killed by their husbands or boyfriends since Sept. 11 than "all the Americans who were killed by 9/11 or in Afghanistan and Iraq."
The distortion here is what Huber claims Feeding America said
The non-profit group Feeding America is lying when it claims "that one in five kids is fighting starvation daily" in the United States.
Eventually, the White House says
The Obama administration is using as its "legal justification for these airstrikes (on the Islamic State), an authorization for military force that the president himself has called for repeal of."
There was a Will, but not this way
Oregon’s "three largest employers, and 13 of the top 25, are health care providers."
Has a fuzzy view of the facts
Says Hillary Clinton spent 30 days in the hospital in 2012 and appeared "wearing glasses that are only for people who have traumatic brain injury."
Not all the money is Kochs' but they have a hand in it
Last election, the Koch brothers "spent three times what the top 10 unions spent combined."
County ≠ district
Says President Barack Obama carried Congressional District 13 "by 8.2 points in 2008 and 5.6 points in 2012."
Through two general elections isn't life
"Any Floridian who has ever requested an absentee ballot henceforth gets one automatically."
Lots of steps before we start bailing
Buried in the Affordable Care Act is "a huge government bailout."
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