Conventions not applicable domestically
The ammunition used in the Orlando shooting "is banned by Geneva Convention. It enters the body, spins & explodes."
on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
Brother from another mother
The presence of gorillas calls into question the concept of evolution.
on Friday, June 3rd, 2016
It wasn't on porpoise
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
"Dolphins are rapists. Look it up."
on Friday, April 22nd, 2016
Emails show coordination, but not that much
Under Hillary Clinton, State Department "officials were sending official thank-yous to people who gave to the Clinton Foundation."
on Monday, March 28th, 2016
He never heard this case
Says Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland "voted, so the folks know, in Washington, D.C., to keep guns away from private citizens."
on Friday, March 18th, 2016
Another Zika rumor
Centre for Research on Globalization
"The most likely triggering cause of (microcephaly)" is the "DTaP shot, a vaccine that had been recently mandated by the Brazilian government to be injected into pregnant women."
— PolitiFact Global News Service
on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
Baby, we don't "beliebe" it
Says Donald Trump's conversion to pro-life beliefs are akin to Justin Bieber's, who said in the past that abortion "was no big deal to him."
on Friday, February 5th, 2016
Polls agree that statistic holds
"The 90 percent statistic of supporting background checks, that's been debunked."
on Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
Only Trump's accountant knows for sure
"If Trump had just put his father’s money in a mutual fund ... he’d have $8 billion."
on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
The White House explicitly addressed the threat
In the weekend after the terrorist attacks in Paris, the White House said "this couldn't happen in the United States. ISIS couldn't reach us here."
on Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
The figure is close for base Republicans, but not all Americans
"59 percent of Americans today believe that Barack Obama is still a Muslim."
on Monday, November 23rd, 2015
A cigar mag interview that's full of smoke
"The word progressive ... was created as a substitute for ‘communist’."
on Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
She can't blame Twitter's character limit
Says Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards was "forced to concede that 86 percent of Planned Parenthood’s revenue is from abortion."
on Monday, October 5th, 2015
“He could have said, ‘A bar of gold cost $1 million, so Daraprim is underpriced' "
"Daraprim is still underpriced, relative to its peers."
on Thursday, September 24th, 2015
No national poll shows this
Says Donald Trump’s polling numbers show that he’s "the highest with Hispanics that any Republican has ever been."
on Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
Judges and clerks have different jobs
Says the case of a Texas judge who refused to perform heterosexual weddings exposes a double standard in the case against Kentucky clerk Kim Davis.
on Monday, September 14th, 2015
The treaty does nothing of the sort
Under the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty "enrichment has been limited to basically the weapons states."
on Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
His family fled to another part of the Roman Empire
"Jesus was an undocumented immigrant."
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