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."
Moderate views predominate
Says Jeb Bush "happens to be where a majority" of Republican voters are on giving legal status to illegal immigrants.
on Sunday, June 14th, 2015
Gates point was that low rates don't mean an economic boom
The "highest economic growth decade was the 1960s. Income tax rates were 90 percent."
on Sunday, May 17th, 2015
It doesn't affect that many farmers
"More astronauts have been to the moon than farmers who paid the inheritance tax in 2013."
on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
Democrats claim they were duped
The Hyde Amendment "language was in the (human trafficking) bill. The Democratic sponsor admits it was in the bill, and she voted for it."
on Sunday, April 19th, 2015
Possible, but probable?
"Wholly domestic communication between you and your wife can go to New York to London and back and get caught up in the (NSA) database."
on Thursday, April 9th, 2015
No state dollars for homeless shelters
Says Indiana Gov. Mike Pence "provides zero state funding for homeless shelters."
on Monday, April 6th, 2015
Missing some context
"There's just one piece of legislation that is now law" with Sen. Ted Cruz's "name on it."
on Sunday, March 29th, 2015
The IAEA doesn't have enough access
The IAEA, or the International Atomic Energy Agency, "last month said the Iranians are not currently living up to their obligations."
on Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
Update: We all need to use a percent change calculator
"Every day, a black name resume is 50 percent less likely to get responded to than a white name resume."
on Sunday, March 15th, 2015
Strong guidance, if not a rule
Says Hillary Clinton "sent a memo" to all State Department staff that said "you should not do State Department business on personal email."
on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
Have you heard of Seychelles?
"We live in the most incarcerated country in the world."
on Monday, February 23rd, 2015
Yes, but not all come from ISIS HQ
Hillary Mann Leverett
ISIS sends out "90,000 social (media) messages a day."
on Thursday, February 19th, 2015
But you might not be lovin' it
Center for Western Priorities
"Oil companies can obtain an acre of public land for less than the price of a Big Mac."
on Monday, February 16th, 2015
More interesting factoid than sign of cooperative Senate, experts say
"Amazing fact: Senate has already voted on more amendments in 2015 than Reid allowed ALL YEAR last year."
on Monday, February 2nd, 2015
Carefully picked numbers
"More people have watched ‘Morning Joe’ than CNN and HLN 5 years in a row."
It's not all hot air
Atmospheric conditions could push a football’s pressure "down approximately one-and-a-half pounds per square inch."
on Thursday, January 29th, 2015