Wasn't true when Obama said it either
The Justice Department’s Fast and Furious gun-walking program "started in the Bush administration."
Bad dates, bad history
This Congress "adjourned earliest of any time in congressional history before an election."
Angering his base, Granderson says
Says President Barack Obama has launched "twice as many strikes (on) countries that are predominantly Muslim" than President George W. Bush.
This is speculation
Says President Barack Obama attacked potential terrorist targets in Syria in the middle of the night "to minimize terrorist casualties."
Let's go to the video
"Not even old Gen. Eisenhower … saluted military personnel" as president.
There's no public evidence of this
"In 2011, (the Islamic State) attempted to attack Fort Knox."
ISIS getting more than 1,600 troops
Says Obama is "sending a much larger (force) " to deal with Ebola "than ISIS is getting."
Americans want limited action
Americans now "support strikes (against ISIS) but the support for ground troops is not there. The support is very thin."
"Football will outlive all of us"
"Last week's three most-viewed television programs were Sunday Night Football, Thursday Night Football and Monday Night Football."
20 years later, still no
"Super Bowl Sunday has the highest rate of domestic violence."
Studies show spankings are common
"Much more than 50 percent of parents out there are spankers."
Spot on, experts say
"More than three women per day lose their lives at the hands of their partners."
An indirect link
Says Dick Cheney "de-Ba’athisized the Iraqi government and created ISIS."
Though experts question the comparison
Says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell interviewed domestic abuse victim Janay Rice with Ray Rice present and for "every domestic violence agency, every law enforcement agency, that’s a no-no."
Dentists, radio reporters and teachers, too
"The president referred to the Syrian opposition just a few months ago as pharmacists and doctors, and so on."
Republicans have bounced back in recent polls
"The Republican Party has the worst reputation in American polling of any political party in history."
Closest estimate puts U.S. in middle of the pack
The United States has "the most number of deductions available to corporations" for the corporate income tax.
Officially, U.S. rate is high, though firms usually pay less
The United States has "the highest corporate tax rate in the free world."
Crunching the numbers in the toss-up states
"Eight out of the nine states with competitive Senate races, Hispanics make up less than 10 percent of the electorate."
Buying power ≠ GDP
"If black America were a country, it’d be the 15th wealthiest nation in the world."
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