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."
Potable water hard to come by
"Ninety percent" of people living in Gaza "don’t have access even to water."
More 'conflicts,' fewer 'wars'
There are fewer wars, there are fewer people dying in wars "now than there have been in quite some time."
So far as we know, they're gone
In Syria, "we struck a deal where we got 100 percent of the chemical weapons out."
The post is there but hard to verify
"The so-called defense minister of the People's Republic of Donetsk ... actually posted a bragging social media posting of having shot down a military transport. And then when it became apparent it was civilian, they pulled it down from social media."
Using a broad definition, yes
"More than 50 percent of immigrants from (El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras) use at least one major welfare program once they get here."
"Radio Marti and TV Marti have spent more than $500 million to reach less than 1 percent of the Cuban population."
So that's why Obama got World Cup fever
"If you look at the states where soccer is most popular, they're overwhelmingly blue states, and the states where soccer is least popular are red states."
Hobby Lobby execs claimed they didn't know
"Hobby Lobby provided this (birth control) coverage before they decided to drop it to file suit."
In February, John McCain "suggested" the Bergdahl-Taliban swap that he now calls "outrageous and dangerous."
On the decline since 1999
"We’ve seen a remarkable reduction in the number of Americans being executed -- it’s down nearly two-thirds over the past generation."
Not necessarily the best company
"We're fifth in the world (in executions), behind China, Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia."
Not many on-the-record believers in current Congress
"Virtually no Republican" in Washington accepts climate change science.
CBO's best guess
The CBO says that if you raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, "half a million people would lose their jobs."
A flat recovery for most Americans
"95 percent of the income gains in the last few years have gone to the top 1 percent."
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