Colbert isn't joking
Says Ronald Reagan "reversed his world’s ‘largest tax cut’ and raised taxes when revenues did not match the expectations."
on Friday, September 25th, 2015
A meeting with many interpretations
Says Pope Francis "took the name of a saint who basically reached out to Muslims."
on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015
Whole lot of shakin' going on
At this point in 2012, "Rick Perry was ahead at 29.9 percent, and we had seven more leads before it finally settled on Mitt Romney."
on Sunday, September 20th, 2015
Clinton's support last described as 'unenthusiastic'
Bernie Sanders opposes the death penalty, and Hillary Clinton supports it.
on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
MIA: Hillary's enthusiasm for TPP
Bernie Sanders opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and Hillary Clinton supports it.
Numbers right, but comparison imperfect
"The U.S. has now spent more on reconstructing Afghanistan than was spent on the Marshall Plan and the reconstruction of Europe."
on Thursday, August 20th, 2015
Takin' it back to the USSR
Says Bernie Sanders chose "to spend his honeymoon in the Soviet Union in 1988."
on Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
Counting lions an inexact science
"In 1947, when I was born, there were about 450,000 lions. In the mid-70s, when my kids were born, there were about 100,000. Today, there are less than 30,000."
on Monday, August 3rd, 2015
Actions louder than words
Russia and China "absolutely said clearly" they would not keep economic sanctions on Iran if the United States "walked away from the deal."
on Thursday, July 30th, 2015
The effort was state-sanctioned
"More than half of all drivers' licenses issued in California this year have gone to illegal aliens."
on Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
All we have is a three-month window
Says Hillary Clinton's "campaign hasn't been clear about when she wiped her server of her work emails."
on Sunday, July 12th, 2015
Many are in for sneaking over the border
"25 percent of federal inmates are noncitizens."
on Friday, July 10th, 2015
The numbers, like elections in Florida, are close
In Florida, "the number of voters who now register as ‘other’ has grown by a million in the last 10 years. Compare that with the Democrats, who only grew by 300,000 and the Republicans who grew by just 200,000."
on Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
Not stump speech material
"Chris Christie has led New Jersey to a record-breaking 9 credit downgrades."
on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
The reason -- like the flag itself -- is up for some debate
The Confederate battle flag in South Carolina was first flown at the statehouse in 1961. "It was flown as a symbol of massive resistance to racial desegregation."
on Monday, June 22nd, 2015
Trend is there, but no firm 2014 numbers
"Between 2010 and 2014, there was no net in-migration from Mexico."