The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Alexander Lane
Recent stories from Alexander Lane
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.
A Minnesota congresswoman suggests incorrectly that the treasury secretary wants to dump the dollar.
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.
Obama claims U.S. eighth graders are slipping at math. But we find they're actually improving.
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.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal stretches the truth about a rail line that might get money from the stimulus.
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.
McCain claims he's "within the margin of error," but that's true only for the Fox poll.
The McCain campaign went from tiptoeing around allegations that Obama is a socialist, to outright calling him one.
The McCain campaign ratchets up its attempt to connect Barack Obama to former '60s radical William Ayers.