The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Alexander Lane
"Secretary Geithner has left the option on the table" of abandoning the dollar for a multinational currency.
The Employee Free Choice Act mandates the "elimination of the secret ballot."
Obama nominee Dawn Johnsen "called motherhood 'involuntary servitude.'"
"Warren (Buffett) still does support me."
Recent stories from Alexander LaneChecking the pundits
We examine claims by pundits and talk show hosts and find Rachel Maddow was wrong about Sarah Palin, that George Washington didn't speak of God the way Rush Limbaugh claimed, and that George Will was right about troubled assets.Distorting Geithner's comments about the dollar
A Minnesota congresswoman suggests incorrectly that the treasury secretary wants to dump the dollar.'Light switch tax' isn't what Republicans claim
The Republicans contend Obama's cap-and-trade policy would impose a $3,128 tax per family. But it's not a tax and it wouldn't cost that much.The kids are alright
Obama claims U.S. eighth graders are slipping at math. But we find they're actually improving.McConnell's fuzzy math doesn't compute
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says the Democrats spent more in a month than the combined cost of Hurricane Katrina and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. We crunch the numbers and find that's wrong.High-speed train not a Mickey Mouse line
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal stretches the truth about a rail line that might get money from the stimulus.Chain e-mails are back — and they're still wrong
Get ready to hit the Delete key. Chain e-mails are making a resurgence and landing in your inbox. We check two of them and find they're Pants on Fire wrong.Is McCain within margin of error?
McCain claims he's "within the margin of error," but that's true only for the Fox poll.Invoking the red menace
The McCain campaign went from tiptoeing around allegations that Obama is a socialist, to outright calling him one.A radical Ayers allegation
The McCain campaign ratchets up its attempt to connect Barack Obama to former '60s radical William Ayers.
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