O'Reilly's appearances are a ratings factor
"When I go on Letterman" the "ratings go up."
The practice is not exclusive to Islam
Says female genital mutilation is "a central African problem," not an Islamic problem, as Bill Maher suggested.
Angering his base, Granderson says
Says President Barack Obama has launched "twice as many strikes (on) countries that are predominantly Muslim" than President George W. Bush.
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."
Studies show spankings are common
"Much more than 50 percent of parents out there are spankers."
Exact measurement difficult, but trend true, experts say
Children who witness domestic violence are "twice as likely to commit it themselves."
Though experts question the comparison
Says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell interviewed domestic abuse victim Janay Rice with Ray Rice present and for "every domestic violence agency, every law enforcement agency, that’s a no-no."
An unscientific poll, but nothing out there better
A poll found that "20% of young adults use (smartphones) during sex."
Officially, U.S. rate is high, though firms usually pay less
The United States has "the highest corporate tax rate in the free world."
Adds a new angle to the Happy Meal
The Other 98%
"McDonald’s workers in Denmark have a union. Earn $45,000/year."
Meet the McCain
Says he holds the record for "most appearances on 'Meet the Press'."
It did not last long
The Obama administration originally "wanted 10,000 troops to remain in Iraq -- not combat troops, but military advisers, special operations forces, to watch the counterterrorism effort."
Bottom's up! (off camera)
A "regulatory thing" means you can’t show someone drinking beer on camera.
Data isn't perfect, but it's the best we have
"The number of SWAT raids have gone up by 1,400 percent since the 1980s."
Mayor says recruiting African-American officers is tough
In Ferguson, Mo., "you've got three black officers and 50 white officers with a town that is 67 percent African-American."
More of a turf war than a moral stand
The Islamic State, or ISIS, was "cast off by al-Qaida because" it was "considered too extreme."
Polls back up his point
The people who want President Barack Obama impeached "are all white, they're all older, and guess what, they're in the far right wing of the Republican Party."
Stat shows grim reality of current crisis
Israel in the last three weeks has "killed more Palestinian children, more than 200, than the total number of Israeli soldiers killed in military operations since 2006."
The United States is the leading nation in the world "with the highest amount of doubt about the conventional wisdom of climate change."
It might surprise you
Russia "has an economy the size of Italy."
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