Statements we say are Pants on Fire!

Says Dan Sullivan approved a "light sentence" for a sex offender who got out of prison and is now charged with a gruesome murder and sexual assault.

"Over 73% of all donations raised (from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge) are going to fundraising, overhead, executive salaries, and external donations."

Says Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad chartered a plane to remove 124 young illegal immigrants from his state and take them back to Honduras.

Says the former president of the Czech Republic said the American people were a "confederacy of fools" for electing Barack Obama.

"I haven’t really proposed (phasing out aid to Israel) in the past."

The United States is at "historic record highs" of individuals being apprehended on the border from countries with terrorist ties such as "Pakistan or Afghanistan or Syria."

Says former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said that "if the workers are more insecure, that's very healthy for the society" because "they'll serve the masters gladly and passively."

Amid the "crisis at our southern border," there are "reports of illegal migrants carrying deadly diseases such as … Ebola virus."

"Justice John Roberts Signed Off On Obama’s Arrest For Treason."

"In the last three years alone, 13 times, the Supreme Court, unanimously, 9-0, including all of the president's liberal picks, have struck down the president's executive orders."

Says Barack Obama said that "ordinary men and women are too small-minded to govern their own affairs" and that individuals should "surrender their rights to an all-powerful sovereign."

President Barack Obama "is the first president to keep a dog-trainer on retainer for $102,000 a year at taxpayer expense."

Barack Obama is the "first president to file lawsuits against the states he swore an oath to protect."

"Obama Signs Bill Forgiving All Student Loan Debt."

Says Barack Obama is the only American president who has not visited the D-Day Monument in Normandy on D-Day.

"Solar panels drain the sun’s energy."

"Obama Announces Plans For A Third Term Presidential Run"

"No Republicans voted for" recent hikes in the income tax, payroll tax, capital gains tax, dividend tax and estate tax. "These taxes were all passed under … Obamacare."

Idaho Republican Rep. Mike Simpson is a "liberal" who voted with Nancy Pelosi to "fund sex study programs of San Francisco prostitutes" and "to regulate the sale of firearms."  

Advertisement
How to contact us:

Email comments and suggestions for fact-checks to truthometer@politifact.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. (If you send us a comment, we'll assume you don't mind us publishing it unless you tell us otherwise.)

We're especially interested in any chain emails or social media memes that you would like us to check out.

Browse The Truth-O-MeterTM:
Subscribe: