We'd be more like Europe without them
"We are younger than our competitors, and this is entirely because of immigration."
Meme's trend line is completely off-base
"When (Barack Obama) took office, 2.3 million people were out of work. Five-plus years later, we have 5 million-plus out of work."
He gets the general trend right
"In 1990, the U.S. led the world in the percentage of 25-34 year olds with college degrees. Today we are in 12th place."
The words were Photoshopped
Says a man in Ferguson, Mo., was photographed holding a sign that said, "No mother should have to fear for her son's life every time he robs a store."
Depends on which measure you use
Says Barack Obama has "the worst record of any president when it comes to putting America deeper in debt."
If anything, he could be overestimating
In 2010, uninsured voters made up "about 5 percent of the electorate."
No requirements on data collection
"The number of killings of citizens by police is at a two-decade high."
Overlooks a half-dozen presidential events
"794 law enforcement officers have fallen in the line of duty since B.H. Obama took office, with no special recognition from the White House."
Claim overstates the impact
"The U.S. Constitution owes its notion of democracy to the Iroquois Tribes."
A fake created on a "Church Sign Maker" website
A sign in Dearborn, Mich., for the Advancement of Islamic Agenda for America says, "Allah be praised. America we will kill you all and nothing you can do to stop it."
All presidents acted, but few so sweepingly
"The actions I’m taking" are "the kinds of actions taken by every single Republican president and every single Democratic president for the past half-century."
Exit polls say otherwise
In the 2014 elections, "the American people overwhelmingly said we don't want Obamacare … and we don't want amnesty."
From 'I'm not a king' to 'obliged to do everything I can'
"My position hasn’t changed" on using executive authority to address immigration issues.
American refineries will be the primary buyers
Keystone XL allows "Canada to pump their oil, send it through our land, down to the Gulf, where it will be sold everywhere else."
Not just any adviser
Says Jonathan Gruber was "some adviser who never worked on our staff."
In the real world, they'll need to act quicker than that
The climate-change agreement between the United States and China "requires the Chinese to do nothing at all for 16 years."
A deep dive into the numbers
"Over the last few years, we’ve put more people back to work than all the other advanced economies combined."
More fake news passed off as real
"Congress Approves Bill Offering Free Cars To Welfare Recipients."
We suspect this post will be blocked in China
"China has made enormous progress in its human rights. That is a fact recognized by all the people in the world."
Let's go to the video
"I don't know who (Jonathan Gruber) is."
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