Lots of interventions, few "invasions"
"22 Countries Invaded by the U.S. in 20 Years."
Meme gets numbers wrong, ignores key context
The percentage of black children born without a father in the home has risen from 7 percent in 1964 to 73 percent today, due to changes from President Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society.
Oldest ever in the House, but not "Congress" as a whole
Now or Never PAC
Says Ralph Hall is "the oldest member in Congress ever."
At worst, people are paying more for more
Americans for Prosperity
Millions of Americans are "paying more and getting less" under Obamacare.
Boehner's bad math
The United States has seen "a net loss of people with health insurance" because of Obamacare.
A case of faulty memory
Says he has supported "George Bush more than I have Barack Obama."
"Between Two Ferns" was a hit, but this factoid is wrong
"Most young Americans right now, they’re not covered" by health insurance.
There's a long history of pushing the envelope
Says President Barack Obama "is the first president we've ever had who thinks he can choose which laws to enforce and which laws to ignore."
Considered but never nominated
Says Debo Adegbile "was nominated to serve as a judge on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals" and "was abruptly withdrawn by the administration."
Well under half that
"We’ve got close to 7 million Americans who have access to health care for the first time because of Medicaid expansion."
"According to (Barack) Obama’s newest unconstitutionally enacted law, health care professionals are now required to violate HIPAA privacy laws and submit medical data to the government," which is "then used as justification for gun confiscation."
For starters, two-thirds of stimulus was tax cuts and entitlements
Says President Barack Obama "spent nearly a trillion dollars on make-work government jobs."
Paul bats 0-for-3 on this one
"Over half of the young people" in medical, dental and law schools are women.
Court ruled laws unconstitutional 10 years ago
"In some of the states in the U.S., homosexuality remains a felony."
Lots of smoke, but no fire, for this claim
"In 1916, the U.S. government predicted that by the 1940s all paper would come from hemp and that no more trees would need to be cut down."
Constitution still applies to border searches
A judge's order means there's a "Constitution exemption zone" if you live "within 100 miles of the United States border."
The bill has a broad religious exemption
Traditional Values Coalition
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act "discriminates against Christian daycare, Christian parents, Christian business owners, and the rights of religious freedom."
The rules are streamlined, but not that much
If the Trans-Pacific Partnership "is fast-tracked through the Senate, it won't receive a committee assignment" and the consideration will include "no debate."
For 98 percent of families, he's wrong
"On (the federal minimum wage of) $7.75, you can’t even make half the poverty level."
Wrong on both counts
Says Kay Hagan "supports waivers for friends of Obama and special treatment for Congress and their staffs."
© 2015 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 • 727-893-8111
About PolitiFact | Contact Us | Advertise