Negative opinions are widespread, but not a majority view
Polls indicate that "white people think that black people are less intelligent. They think they’re less trustworthy, less patriotic."
on Monday, June 29th, 2015
That's a stretch, based on the numbers
ISIS reaches "about 100 million people a day" through social media.
on Thursday, June 25th, 2015
Not a crime by itself
"For most black people in the history of this country … it was illegal to pass as a white person. You were actually put in jail if you tried to pass."
on Thursday, June 18th, 2015
Overstated, a bit
Says "Florida is a model" for successful pretrial release programs.
on Friday, June 12th, 2015
Not the case for most Muslim countries
"In Muslim countries, under the Sharia, there is a death penalty for blaspheming Mohammad."
on Thursday, June 11th, 2015
Congress mandated PTC a long time ago
The lack of an automatic braking system that could have prevented the Philadelphia Amtrak crash "wasn't driven by a lack of funding. It just takes a while. They (Congress) just passed it in the recent past."
on Monday, May 18th, 2015
"You can be an NFL player with murder charges and not be suspended."
Accounting for only 100 school districts
"Baltimore spends the third highest per capita on its public schools."
on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
That recession thing was probably important too
"America has lost over 50,000 manufacturing factories on other trade deals."
on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
Right on Paul's shift, wrong about a bill
Says Rand Paul denied that he "put forward a bill ... to zero out foreign aid and specifically spoke about Israel."
on Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
Words matter, as how people interpret them
Says Barack Obama voted for the "very same language" of Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act when he was in the Illinois state Senate. Sexual orientation "doesn't have anything to do with this law."
— PolitiFact National
on Sunday, March 29th, 2015
A careful choice of words
"I never said I was on the Falkland Islands."
on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
When it comes to praise, once is not often
Says he "often" appeared on The O’Reilly Factor and "often was praised" by Bill O'Reilly.
on Thursday, February 26th, 2015
More in theory than in practice, at least so far
Homeopathy, acupuncture and aromatherapy "have been given elevated legitimacy under the Affordable Care Act."
on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
Religious exemptions have existed as well
"It used to be that the only children at school who weren't vaccinated were those who had true medical" conditions. "Now there are 19 states that allow personal belief exemptions."
on Sunday, February 1st, 2015
It's hard to quantify al-Qaida
"Al-Qaida has grown fourfold in five years."
Possible, but Granholm is guessing
Says Mitt Romney "pays less tax than the guys who installed his car elevators."
on Sunday, January 18th, 2015
Motives can be murky
"Since 9/11, right-wing extremists (incl anti-abortion, anti-gov) have killed more Americans than Islamic extremists."
on Thursday, January 8th, 2015
"A golf course closes somewhere in America every 48 hours."
— PolitiFact Texas
on Friday, December 5th, 2014