When it comes to praise, once is not often
Says he "often" appeared on The O’Reilly Factor and "often was praised" by Bill O'Reilly.
A genuine irony
The potential Iran nuclear agreement would limit Iran to the number of centrifuges needed for a weapon but too few for a nuclear power program.
More in theory than in practice, at least so far
Homeopathy, acupuncture and aromatherapy "have been given elevated legitimacy under the Affordable Care Act."
Have you heard of Seychelles?
"We live in the most incarcerated country in the world."
Claim is exceptionally wrong
Says President Barack Obama said "that American exceptionalism is no more exceptional than the exceptionalism of any other country."
A picture in need of 1,000 words
"ISIS lures women with kittens, nutella."
Yes, but not all come from ISIS HQ
ISIS sends out "90,000 social (media) messages a day."
An old claim a reader asked us to look into
Says Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has an "immigrant family background."
But you might not be lovin' it
"Oil companies can obtain an acre of public land for less than the price of a Big Mac."
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"
Countries eager to reduce child deaths
"There are countries in Africa where they have higher vaccination rates than here in the United States."
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."
Significantly more contagious than Ebola
"If someone is in a room that has measles and leaves and you walk in two hours later, you could get measles from that person."
A big problem in developing countries
"Measles is one of the most common causes of child blindness worldwide."
As certain as science gets
Science is "very certain" that the measles vaccine doesn't cause autism.
An extrapolation based on limited data
"Every year in the United States between 3,000 and 4,500 severe vaccine reactions are reported to the Centers for Disease Control. Not mild reactions. Severe reactions that land somebody in the hospital, the intensive care unit or cause a permanent disability or death."
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."
Carefully picked numbers
"More people have watched ‘Morning Joe’ than CNN and HLN 5 years in a row."
Religious exemptions have existed as well
"It used to be that the only children at school who weren't vaccinated were those who had true medical" conditions. "Now there are 19 states that allow personal belief exemptions."
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