Latest Fact-checks by Wes Allison Ann Coulter stated on July 1, 2009 in a column in Human Events.: "Obama's Justice-designate Sotomayor threw out (the New Haven firefighters') lawsuit in a sneaky, unsigned opinion -- the judicial equivalent of 'talk to the hand.'" Barack Obama stated on April 16, 2008 in Democratic debate in Philadephia: The United States is "seeing greater income inequality now than any time since the 1920s." John McCain stated on April 10, 2008 in a speech in Brooklyn, N.Y.: If the U.S. stops adding to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, it "will lessen worldwide demand for oil" and reduce prices. John McCain stated on February 6, 2008 in a TV ad airing in Virginia, the District of Columbia and Maryland: "One man sacrificed for his country. One man opposed a flawed strategy in Iraq. One man had the courage to call for change. One man didn't play politics with the truth. One man stands up to the special interests." Hillary Clinton stated on November 19, 2007 in Knoxville, Iowa: "Thanks to President Bush's policies....The income gap is now higher than at any time since the Great Depression." Hillary Clinton stated on December 5, 2007 in New York, N.Y.: "Productivity has risen 18 percent ...yet wages have stayed flat... There are 5-million more people in poverty here in our country than there were in 2000." Fred Thompson stated on November 15, 2007 in a press release: "So what sort of services does Romney's health care plan provide? Per the state Web site: $50 co-pay for abortions." Mike Huckabee stated on November 18, 2007 in an appearance on Fox News Sunday: "Fred's never had a 100 percent record on right-to-life in his Senate career. The records reflect that. And he doesn't support the human life amendment, which is most amazing because that's been a part of the Republican platform since 1980." Fred Thompson stated on November 14, 2007 in an email press release: "Gov. Romney's own health care plan in Massachusetts ... requires by law that a representative from Planned Parenthood sit on the MassHealth advisory board." Fred Thompson stated on November 18, 2007: "I'm proud to have had a 100 percent pro-life voting record." Joe Biden stated on November 2, 2007 in statement on Web site: "In the 1990s, the Biden Crime Bill added 100,000 cops to America's streets. As a result, murder and violent crime rates went down eight years in a row." Joe Biden stated on October 30, 2007 in Philadelphia: "Here's a man who brags about how he made the city safe. It was the Biden crime bill that became the Clinton crime bill that allowed him to do that." Rudy Giuliani stated on May 31, 2007 in New York, N.Y.: "Fifty-six percent decline in overall crime. A 73 percent decline in motor-vehicle theft. A 67 percent decline in robbery. A 66 percent decline in murder. This is way beyond what happened in the nation during this period of time. Rudy Giuliani stated on October 21, 2007 in a debate in Orlando, Fla.: "I brought down crime more than anyone in this country -- maybe in the history of this country -- while I was mayor of New York City." - Hillary Clinton stated on October 4, 2007 in a TV ad airing in Iowa and New Hampshire.: "Hillary stood up for universal health care when almost no one else would, and kept standing till 6-million kids had coverage." Democratic National Committee stated on October 3, 2007 in a news release: "McCain Trying to Have it Both Ways on Iraq" John McCain stated on October 1, 2007 in a TV ad: "One man opposed a flawed strategy in Iraq. One man had the courage to call for change. One man didn't play politics with the truth." Republican National Committee stated on September 21, 2007: "Obama Skips Out On Condemning Left-Wing Attacks On Gen. Petraeus Despite Casting Other 'Important Votes' Earlier And Later In The Day." Fred Thompson stated on September 7, 2007 in a speech in Sioux City, Iowa: "I've cast a couple of 99-1 votes" and been the lone dissenter. Rudy Giuliani stated on May 31, 2007 in New York.: "The crime decline in the United States would be fairly small if it wasn't for the crime decline in New York City." John McCain stated on August 23, 2007 in a news release: Sen. Clinton said "the surge of troops in Iraq was 'working.' Now.... Sen. Clinton says the surge 'has failed' and that we should 'begin the immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops.'" Joe Biden stated on August 23, 2007 in CNN/YouTube debate in Charleston, S.C.: "You know we can't just pull out now... The truth of the matter is: If we started today, it would take one year, one year to get 160,000 troops physically out of Iraq, logistically." John Edwards stated on June 21, 2007 in New York City.: An estimated 56 million Americans don't have bank accounts. John Edwards stated on May 12, 2007 in a story by Reuters wire service.: "We now have the greatest income inequality since the Great Depression."