There was no runnerup
The runnerup to Caitlyn Jenner for ESPN’s Arthur Ashe Courage Award was "Army veteran Noah Galloway, who lost an arm and leg to a roadside bomb in Iraq."
Making a mess of the immigration reality
"America has already taken in one-fourth of Mexico's entire population."
This claim is KO'd
The projected revenue from the Mayweather/Pacquiao fight is "larger than the annual GDP of 29 different countries."
Nation of Islam Research Group
Says Baltimore police are "trained by Mossad and Shin Bet."
Based on a debunked claim
Says President Ronald Reagan "had a month of job creation of 1 million."
Wrong last year, wrong today
On climate change, "the temperature readings have been fabricated, and it's all blowing up in their (scientists') faces."
A reckless distortion
"Sheriffs Call For Obama’s Lynching While Leader Meets With GOP Senators"
Indicates a high fever
The children coming across the southern U.S. border "were never examined after they got here and quarantined if they had a disease. They were just sent out across the country. Many of them had measles ... We now have an outbreak of it all because of our immigration policy."
A minister wrote this 50 years after Lincoln died
"You cannot build a little guy up by tearing a big guy down -- Abraham Lincoln said it."
Emerson blames sloppy research
"There are actual cities" like Birmingham, England, "that are totally Muslim where non-Muslims just simply don’t go in."
Satire website strikes again
"Fox News airs Stuart Scott R.I.P. tribute with picture of Stephen A. Smith."
An outlandish distortion
Says President Barack Obama has said "that everybody should hate the police."
Even key critics of fluoridation run from this claim
"Fluoride in the water, that was originally done by the Nazis!"
Oddly specific, unrealistic number
"The Kochs stand to make around $100 billion if the government approves the Keystone XL pipeline."
At least they didn't confuse her with Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynch, the new nominee for attorney general, "was a member of Bill Clinton's defense team during the 1992 Whitewater corruption probe."
Maybe when Trump travels, but not Obama
Says President Barack Obama’s recent New York fundraising trip "cost between $25 million and $50 million."
Truth is the best disinfectant for this rumor
"According to a government supplier of emergency products, the Disaster Assistance Response Team was told to be prepared to be activated in the month of October for an outbreak of Ebola."
The distortion here is what Huber claims Feeding America said
William Benson Huber
The non-profit group Feeding America is lying when it claims "that one in five kids is fighting starvation daily" in the United States.
20 years later, still no
"Super Bowl Sunday has the highest rate of domestic violence."
An old claim, recycled
A flight from Atlanta to Houston was canceled due to a "terrorist dry run."
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