It's hard to quantify al-Qaida
"Al-Qaida has grown fourfold in five years."
'A bit of a mess'
"It will cost $50,000 per enrollee in Obamacare over the next 10 years."
The shedding is real
Democrats have "lost more than 900 state legislators" since Barack Obama has been president.
On this, Obama measures up
Says President Barack Obama is "not paying women equally by his own measures in his own White House."
Let's go to the tape!
In President Barack Obama’s 2015 State of the Union address, "the words ‘al-Qaida’ were never used, the first time those words have not been used in a State of the Union address since February 2001."
The question never came up
"Supreme Court 15 times over the last 120 years has said marriage is a fundamental right" and never said "it had to be between a man and a woman."
Possible, but Granholm is guessing
Says Mitt Romney "pays less tax than the guys who installed his car elevators."
Emerson blames sloppy research
"There are actual cities" like Birmingham, England, "that are totally Muslim where non-Muslims just simply don’t go in."
Oh, baby, baby, how are we supposed to know?
"The name Frank has risen in popularity by 20 percent" since the debut of 'House of Cards' on Netflix.
Case of he said, they may have said
"There have even been Republican congressmen who have said, ‘If you give us more money we don't know where we would even put additional Border Patrol agents.’ "
Bet Obama doesn't think so
Says President Barack Obama got "a pass" over controversal remarks by Rev. Jeremiah Wright, while a 12-year-old speech by House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has blown up into a national story.
On the edge maybe, but no violations
"We've caught Iran cheating on the interim (nuclear) deal."
That oil is worth a lot
"A lot of what (Cuba’s) survival depends on is Venezuelan oil money, which is drying up."
He meant Ritz-Carlton
The federal budget bill "reauthorizes the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, which provides taxpayer dollars so that the Four Seasons hotel can build a resort in Turkey."
A very misleading characterization
Says Saddam Hussein "had a 10-year relationship with al-Qaida."
Glosses over important protections even for terrorists
Terrorist detainees "were not covered by the Geneva Convention. They were unlawful combatants. And under those circumstances, they were not entitled to the normal kinds of courtesies and treatment."
Scientific consensus says otherwise
"There is no good data showing secondhand smoke kills people."
Ike wasn't far behind
Says President Barack Obama "has lost more members of the House and more members of the Senate than any president ever has lost" in modern times.
Government's best data is flawed
"In 2012, 123 African-Americans were shot dead by police. ... Same year, 326 whites were killed by police."
Right on both counts
Wisconsin is below the national average in wage growth and job growth.
© 2015 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 • 727-893-8111
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise