Yet Another School Shooting in America

Alas, it’s unlikely to change the policies that enable them.

The Propagandists Among Us

Whether dupes or active participants, the damage is real (and points us back to 2016).

SCOTUS Mythology Exposed

We deserve better.

Peak Fact-Checking?

Not every argument can be tested on a Pinocchio scale.

Robert Moses Bridge Story Debunked

A favorite anecdote from Robert Caro’s first masterpiece is likely untrue.

Wuhan Lab Leak Moves from Hoax to Theory

The fact-checkers blew this one and blew it big.

Donald Trump v. Stacey Abrams

Gracious concessions are the norm except when they’re not.

NY Post Agitprop

Rudy Giuliani and a hack tabloid are trying to revive the Burisma story.

Fact Checking in the Trump Era

Can the media fairly parse the statements of those running against President ‘Bottomless Pinocchio’?

Donald Trump Is A Congenital Liar, But Will That Matter To Voters?

Donald Trump lies with the ease that the rest of us tie our shoes. Will that fact have an impact on voters?

Trump Continues To Lie, The Truth Continues To Die. Does Anyone Care?

Donald Trump continues to lie at a record pace. Does anyone care?

McConnell Says Senate Would Fill SCOTUS Vacancy In 2020

Mitch McConnell has had an unsurprising change of heart on the issue of Senate consideration of Supreme Court nominees in a Presidential election year.

Trump’s 10,000 Lies

The President has hit a dubious milestone barely two years into his administration.

Trump Continues To Lie, The Truth Continues To Die

The President continues to lie at an astounding rate that only seems to be getting worse. Does anyone care?

Ocasio-Cortez, Like Trump, is Immune to Fact Checks

In both cases, appeals to emotion are not diminished by disregard for accuracy.

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Trump Keeps Lying, The Truth Keeps Dying

Two years into his Presidency, Donald Trump continues to set the wrong kind of records.

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Trump Ends 2018 With An Astounding Number Of Lies Under His Belt

The fact that this President is a congenital liar is well-known. The actual number of lies less than two years into his Presidency, though, is astounding.

Trump Lies, The Truth Dies

Donald Trump’s lies became even more frequent during the recently-concluded campaign season.

In The Khashoggi Crisis, Trump’s Greed And Moral Cowardice Are On Full Display

President Trump is choosing money and moral cowardice over human life in his response to the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi.

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Let’s Face It, Donald Trump Is A Pathological Liar

Donald Trump has been in office just over 600 days, and he’s proven beyond any doubt that he doesn’t care if what he says is the truth or not.

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Trump Lies 1,628 Times. The Truth Dies.

Since taking office, President Trump has made an average of 5.5 false claims per day.

Donald Trump Claims ‘Illegal Voting’ In Three States He Lost

Now Donald Trump is alleging that the 2016 Election was tainted by ‘illegal voting,’ even though he won!

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Fact Checker Finds 78% Of The Factual Claims Donald Trump Has Made Are False

Truth? Donald Trump can’t handle the truth.

Senate Republicans Vow No Hearings On Supreme Court Nominee From President Obama

Notwithstanding polling that indicates the American public disagrees with them, Senate Republicans emerged from a meeting today largely united on the idea of not giving any Supreme Court nominee named by President a hearing, or even the courtesy of a meeting.

Ben Carson’s Odd Relationship With Truth

As Ben Carson rises in the polls, it’s worth noting his many examples of having what can only be called a very odd relationship with truth and the basic facts of history.

Rand Paul’s Biology ‘Degree’

The Kentucky Senator and medical doctor claims an undergraduate degree he doesn’t have.

Thank God For Negative Campaigning

Rather than being a bad thing, negative campaigning is an essential part of our political system.

Initial Benghazi Talking Points Changed 12 Times, Mentions Of Terror Removed

The talking points prepared in the immediate aftermath of the Benghazi attack were heavily edited at the request of the State Department.

About That Libya Question In Last Night’s Debate

What’s the truth about last night’s debate exchange about Libya?

Mitt Romney Once Again Misrepresents The Status Of The U.S. Navy

Mitt Romney is once again making completely false claims about the status of the United States Navy.

American Politics May Be Nasty But They Started It

At some point, however, using the bad actions of the past to justify worse actions in the present has to stop.

Is Romney’s Welfare Ad Deceptive?

Romney’s new ad on a ruling issued by HHS on welfare-to-work requirements doesn’t pass the smell test.

Priorities USA: Mitt Romney Killed A Lady

A Pro-Obama SuperPAC is out with what may be the most despicable ad so far this election cycle.

Harry Reid Should Be Condemned, Not Lauded

Harry Reid is a scoundrel, not a hero.

Trying To Make Sense Of The Boston Globe’s Romney/Bain Capital Story

A new report on Mitt Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital seems to be much ado about nothing.

Why Do We Let Politicians Get Away With Lying?

Lies and misrepresentations in politics seem to be something the American people have come to, if not accept, at least expect.

Yes, Rush Limbaugh Is A Jerk

Many on the right seem unwilling to condemn clearly offensive remarks by Rush Limbaugh

Does America Spend More Than Next 10 Nations Combined on Defense?

A Washington Post fact check calls this “true but false.”

Fact Checking Mitt Romney’s Claim That the President Has “Apologized For America”

During last night’s debate, Mitt Romney repeated a charge that has become part of the conservative zeitgeist. But is it true?