Alex Holt

The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Alex Holt

Pants on Fire!

No facts were harmed in the writing of this e-mail

Mostly False

They're up and down


Yes, state and federal stats show crime is down

Recent stories from Alex Holt

Checking Rachel Maddow

We put the MSNBC host to the Truth-O-Meter for recent claims about immigration and economics.

A few weak links in this chain e-mail

No, Justice Scalia did not agree to hear a case about Obama's birth certificate.  

Rating Obama's promises at the 1-year mark

One year into the Obama presidency, we explore how his campaign promises have fared on our Obameter.

A Promise Broken on a budget offset

Candidate Obama promised to offset the cost of his national service plan with tax law changes and savings from the Iraq war. But he hasn't done so.