In Case You Were Wondering

Politifact has taken the time to clarify for what is almost certainly the Marjorie Taylor Greene wing of the Republican Party, that Joe Biden did not attack Texas with a winter storm. This is good to know. I’d hate to think that President Biden has that kind of vindictiveness lurking…

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Turmoil Around That Pesky Mueller Report

It’s amazing how much anguish, hand wringing and shouting is going on around a report that only a half dozen people have actually seen. Attorney General Barr’s ‘summary’ is all that we actually have to go on so far…so how can there be so…so many opinions and calls to action?…

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GOP Blames Evers for Foxconn? Politifact Says Not So Fast

Just two days ago, I reported on the attempt by Wisconsin GOP leadership, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, to blame Governor Tony Evers for the change in direction taken by Foxconn on their promised LCD plant in Racine County. It didn’t take Politifact too long…

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PolitiFact? More like PolitiFarce!

How desperate have the folks at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s PolitiFact gotten? So desperate they’ve taken to determining the accuracy of statements Mary Burke made about her preferred beer. During a “getting to know you” Q&A with ABC News, Democrat Mary Burke fielded a question that hardly will change the…

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So about that “Obama spending binge”

To say conservatives have attacked President Barack Obama as a “big spender” when it comes to the federal budget would be an epic understatement. However, despite the meme that President Obama is a “big spender,” the fact is spending under President Obama hasn’t actually ballooned as much as some want…

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“PolitiFact, you are a disaster,”

Last night Rachel Maddow focused on Politifact. Sometimes you do not need to exam the whole body of work when one example speaks for the rest. Here Maddow looks at how they examined part of Marco Rubio’s speech at CPAC. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about…

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Paul Ryan had some free time on his hands

Its not like he has anything else to do, and he was recently named the “most influential” politician. So influential in fact that he was able to rig the “politifact lie of the year” award. Not only did Paul Ryan(R – Wall St.)get them to pick the one he wanted,…

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PolitiFact Goes After WEAC on Layoff Data

In a report today, PolitiFact thought they caught WEAC being less than honest about the School Administrators report.  However, if you dig beneath the number, they’re far more honest than Walker was when he was caught lying about the same report.  So honest, in fact, I’d evaluate it as true.

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Full Flop

Sean Duffy took his first vote, and spoke on the floor of the house, for the first time. Unfortunately he took that time to break his first pledge. Politifact took a look at his vote compared to his campaign rhetoric and labeled it: A FULL FLOP. It is quite obvious…

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So yeah, about Politi”Fact”

Michael Plaisted and illusory tenant do an excellent job of pointing out what a farce the Milwaukeee JournalSentinel’s PolitiFact “fact-checking” really is.

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