Data show the opposite
"In countries where there are higher, more strict gun laws, there is more gun violence."
on Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
More like middle of the pack
Under Scott Walker, "the Wisconsin middle class is shrinking at a faster rate than any other state in the country."
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
on Monday, August 24th, 2015
The man he cites says he got it wrong
Between 2008 and 2014, "criminal aliens accounted for 38 percent of all murder convictions in the five states of California, Texas, Arizona, Florida and New York."
on Monday, August 17th, 2015
The Navy denies it in full
The Navy "is bringing charges against" a Navy officer who shot at the Chattanooga shooter "for illegally discharging a firearm on federal property."
on Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
Selective reading of 'services'
"Almost 95 percent of all (Planned Parenthood) pregnancy services were abortions."
"The law says ... when a police officer stops you, do whatever he says and then deal with it later."
on Thursday, July 30th, 2015
Meme has outrageous grip on facts
"House Republicans just passed a bill that makes it legal for single mothers to be fired by their employers."
on Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
This has been debunked
"ISIS supporter tweeted at 10:34 a.m. Shooting began at 10:45 a.m." in Chattanooga, Tenn.
on Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
Twitter debate ignores scientific research
The California governor "says yes to poisoning more children with mercury and aluminum" in vaccines.
— PolitiFact Georgia
on Friday, July 17th, 2015
Cuts ≠ Disbanding the reserve
"We don’t have a (military) reserve force if something happens."
on Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
An exaggeration as big as Texas
"50 percent of murders in Texas have been linked to illegal aliens."
on Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
A misreading of Clinton's comments
Says Hillary Clinton "has donated every cent she's ever earned from speaking fees to charity."
on Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
"Most polls" do not show what she says
"Most polls show foreign nations have lower regard for the U.S. now than they did before Obama’s time."
on Thursday, June 4th, 2015
Update: The Trews responds
"The American murder rate is 50 times that of any other developed nation."
on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
Them's fightin' words
"Hate speech is excluded from protection" under the First Amendment.
on Thursday, May 7th, 2015
She supported the deal all along
"Amendments (Hillary Clinton) supported and voted for in 2006, she no longer supported in 2008," showing she changed positions on an India nuclear deal.
on Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
Unreported, yes. But Algeria wasn't on terror list
Algeria "wanted to be taken off of the terror list" at the time it made an unreported donation to the Clinton Foundation.
on Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
You can do it, but it can create a headache
"The president and vice president can't be from the same state."
on Thursday, April 16th, 2015
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