January 27, 2021

FACT CHECK: Did NPR Publish A Headline About The Capitol Riot Before It Occurred?

An image shared on Facebook claims National Public Radio (NPR) published a headline about Trump supporters storming the U.S. Capitol before the incident occurred. Verdict: False While the article was originally published at 9:33 a.m., its headline did not mention rioters storming the Capitol before the incident took place. Archived versions of the article show…

Fact Check: Debra Messing, Democrats Falsely Accuse David Perdue of Flashing ‘White Power’ Sign

CLAIM: Hollywood star Debra Messing alleged in a tweet that incumbent Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) flashed a “white power” hand sign for the camera during an October rally in Georgia. VERDICT: False. The photo shows Sen. Perdue with two teenage Republican interns, each holding up three fingers. They were holding up three fingers because the…

FACT CHECK: Did CNN Publish Images Of The First UK COVID-19 Vaccine Recipient In October?

A post shared on Facebook claims images of the first person in the U.K. to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine outside a clinical trial were published by CNN in October. Verdict: False Images of the patient’s vaccination weren’t published before Dec. 8, a reverse image search shows. The claim appears to have stemmed from people…

FACT CHECK: Did Time Magazine Name China’s Xi Jinping As Person Of The Year Alongside Joe Biden And Kamala Harris?

An image shared on Facebook claims Time Magazine named Chinese President Xi Jinping as “Person of the Year” alongside President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Verdict: False The image has been doctored to include Xi. Time Magazine only named Biden and Harris as the outlet’s 2020 “Person of the Year.” Fact Check: Time…

FACT CHECK: Viral Image Claims To Show Nancy Pelosi Violating COVID-19 Safety Guidelines For Social Gatherings

An image shared on Facebook claims to show House Speaker Nancy Pelosi violating coronavirus safety guidelines by attending a party and not wearing a mask. Verdict: False The image was taken in January 2020, over a week before the U.S. confirmed its first COVID-19 case. Fact Check: Under phase two coronavirus restrictions put in place…

FACT CHECK: Did Trump Tweet That He Is ‘Considering A Full Pardon’ For Bill Cosby?

An image shared on Facebook purportedly shows a tweet from President Donald Trump that states he is “considering a FULL PARDON” for actor Bill Cosby. Verdict: False There is no record of Trump sending or deleting the tweet. It appears to be fabricated. Fact Check: Multiple Facebook users have shared the image of the supposed…

FACT CHECK: Did Kelly Loeffler Wear A Wire During A Recent Debate?

Social media posts claim to show Republican Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler wearing a wire during a recent debate with Democratic challenger Raphael Warnock. Kelly Loeffler is wearing a wire!!! pic.twitter.com/zn98HaUCq7 — Mystery Solvent (@MysterySolvent) December 7, 2020 Verdict: False The “wire” appears to be a strand of Loeffler’s hair. The Atlanta Press Club said neither candidate…

FACT CHECK: No, This Video Does Not Show Joe Biden Wearing An Ankle Monitor

A video shared on Facebook purportedly shows President-elect Joe Biden wearing an ankle monitor. Verdict: False The video shows Biden wearing a walking boot, not an ankle monitor, after suffering hairline fractures in his right foot. Fact Check: The caption of the video, which has been shared over 2,900 times, attempts to suggest that Biden…

FACT CHECK: Viral Video Falsely Claims To Show A Technician Manipulating Voting Data In Georgia

A video shared on Facebook allegedly shows a Dominion Voting Systems employee manipulating voting data in Georgia’s Gwinnett County. Screenshot/Facebook Verdict: False State and county officials in Georgia said the video shows a contractor using a USB drive to transfer a report from an Election Management Server to a county computer to read information. Dominion…

FACT CHECK: Was A Man In A Bear Costume Arrested For Tearing Up Black Friday Shoppers’ Tents?

An image shared on Facebook claims to show a man wearing a polar bear costume being arrested for tearing Black Friday shoppers’ tents apart. Verdict: False The image of the costumed man being arrested is actually from a 2014 climate protest in New York City. The claim appears to have originated on a satire website.…

FACT CHECK: Did Facebook Remove The Title ‘President-Elect’ From Joe Biden’s Page?

5:39 PM 11/25/2020Trevor Schakohl | Fact Check Reporter A post shared on Facebook claims Facebook changed President-elect Joe Biden’s page title from “President-elect” to “Politician.” Verdict: False Archived versions of Biden’s page show that Facebook has not changed his title designation. Page administrators choose such designations. Fact Check: The Nov. 22 post portrays the claim…

FACT CHECK: Did Tom Hanks Wear This Political T-Shirt?

An image shared on Facebook purportedly shows actor Tom Hanks wearing a t-shirt that expresses support for Black Lives Matter (BLM), LGBTQ rights and women’s rights, among other movements. Verdict: False The image has been digitally altered. In the original photo, Hanks wears a soccer jersey. Fact Check: The Facebook post that includes the altered image…

FACT CHECK: Did Trump Blame Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer For Contracting COVID-19?

An image shared on Facebook claims President Donald Trump blamed contracting COVID-19 on Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer. Verdict: False There is no evidence that Trump blamed Lizer for exposing him to COVID-19. The claim originates from a satirical article. Fact Check: Trump announced on Twitter early Friday morning that he and the first…

FACT CHECK: Does This Photo Show A ‘Mega Rally’ For Donald Trump In DC?

An image shared on Facebook claims to show a Washington, D.C. rally for President Donald Trump. Verdict: False The image actually shows people gathered for the 2009 inauguration ceremony of former President Barack Obama. Fact Check: The internet has become replete with allegations of voter fraud taking place during the 2020 election. Supporters of Trump…

FACT CHECK: Have Multiple Allegations Against Kavanaugh Been Corroborated?

Senators and other people on Twitter said that multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, namely those from Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez, have been corroborated. There are now multiple, corroborated allegations against Judge Kavanaugh, made under the penalty of perjury, all of which deserve a thorough investigation. — Chuck […]

Fact Check: Trump is Right About Puerto Rico, Critics Manipulating Hurricane Maria Death ‘Estimates’

Democrats and the media have been pounding President Donald Trump over the past few days, as Hurricane Florence nears the Carolinas, over his alleged insensitivity to deaths in Puerto Rico last year from Hurricane Maria. On Thursday morning, President Trump pushed back on Twitter, alleging that Democrats had inflated the death toll “in order to make […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Gets Epic FACT CHECK From The Washington Post.

Self-described “Democratic socialist” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been making the rounds on liberal media ever since her surprising win over top Democratic incumbent Joseph Crowley in New York’s 14th congressional district. Her statements have been repeatedly fact checked by right-leaning news outlets, but now the left-leaning Washington Post is following Politifact to debunk many of her […]

FACT CHECK: Did Obama Congratulate Putin On His Election Victory?

After controversially calling Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his recent election victory, President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that former President Barack Obama had also given Putin a congratulatory call. I called President Putin of Russia to congratulate him on his election victory (in past, Obama called him also). The Fake News Media […]

FACT CHECK: Do Drug Overdoses Kill More Americans Than ‘Gun Homicides And Motor Vehicles’?

President Donald Trump claimed that “more people are dying from overdoses today than from gun homicides and motor vehicles, combined” during a Thursday speech on the opioid epidemic. Verdict: True Deaths in the U.S. from drug overdose surpassed deaths from “gun homicides and motor vehicles, combined” in 2015. Although finalized overdose death data has not […]

Washington Post Fact Check Confirms: US 1 of Just 7 Countries to Allow Elective Abortion After 20 Weeks

The Washington Post Fact Checker tackled a claim Monday related to the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would prohibit abortion after 20 weeks, finding the fact that the U.S. is just one of seven countries that permit elective abortion after 20 weeks “a bit surprising.” The verdict? Turns out it’s true. The claim […]

FACT CHECK: Did Trump Roll Back Birth Control Coverage For ‘62.4 MILLION Women’?

Pro-choice activist group NARAL claimed that the Trump Administration “just issued a rule rolling back birth control coverage for 62.4 MILLION women” in a Friday tweet. “Now your employer can refuse to cover it [birth control] for any reason they see fit,” an image attached to the tweet also claimed. Verdict: False NARAL’s claim that […]

Fact Checking Obama’s Phony Legacy.

The Washington Post’s fact-checker, Glenn Kessler, recently gave Susan Rice four Pinocchios for a false and misleading statement regarding Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile. But what is notable about this story is not that Rice lied. She has done that many times. Rather, the remarkable part of this story is that the Post took so long […]

Masters of the Universe Decree: We Decide What’s ‘Fake News’-Facebook Enlists Left-Wing ‘Fact Checkers’ as Thought Police

Facebook has announced it will introduce warning labels on stories they deem to be “fake news,” with the help of partisan “fact checking” organisations such as Snopes and PolitiFact. Stories deemed to be false will now be “flagged” by Facebook, with an accompanying red label claiming the story is “disputed by 3rd Party Fact-Checkers.” Users will […]

Fact Check: Five Things to Know About Alicia Machado

In the late 1990s, as President Bill Clinton was about to face the biggest sex scandal of his political career over his affair with Monica Lewinsky, a beauty queen named Alicia Machado caused a major scandal by gaining a large amount of weight after winning the Miss Universe crown. Donald Trump had just taken over […]

Media HIDING one key fact about the Cascade Mall shooter…

While the mainstream media tell us that Cascade Mall shooter Arcan Cetin has no official ties to ISIS, his online footprint suggests he at least glorified the group. On one post on his Tumblr account, he posted a photo of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi with the caption “My main dude Abu bakr al big […]

Trump Doubles Down: Media Distracting From Fact That 2nd Amendment Is ‘Under Siege’

On August 10 – one day after being savagely attacked for describing Hillary Clinton’s plan to “abolish the Second Amendment” – Donald Trump doubled down and pointed out that the media is simply distracting from the fact that the Second Amendment is “under siege.” Trump was speaking to a group of miners in Abingdon, Virginia, […]

Fact Check: Were Obama and Hillary Founders of ISIS? You Bet – AUDIO

Even the left-stream media is now acknowledging that Donald Trump “has a point” when he blasts Hilary and Obama for creating ISIS. “Hillary Clinton is vulnerable. ISIS did gain strength during her time as Secretary of State,” said ABC News correspondent Martha Raddatz. Conservative talk show host Hugh Hewitt tried to give Mr. Trump an […]

BEYOND BELIEF: FACT OR FICTION

A TV show in which each episode featured five stories, all of which appeared to defy logic, and some of which were allegedly based on actual events. At the end, it was revealed whether it was fact of fiction. Story # 1; President Barack Obama said at the White House Summit on Global Development Wednesday that “we […]

BREAKING: Massive Poll Reveals Shocking Fact About Transgenders

Our dearest insincere apologies to President Barack Obama and his army of transgender bathroom warriors, but according to the latest poll, a plurality of Americans believe that boys, girls, men and women should be required to use the bathroom that corresponds with their biological gender. “Nearly half — 46 percent — said transgender people should be […]

WATCH: CNN’s Jake Tapper Brutally Fact Checks Clinton’s Email Claims — See What He Found Out

CNN anchor Jake Tapper teamed up with FactCheck.org to examine Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton’s claims about her private email server — and the results weren’t pretty. Tapper first checked on the validity of Clinton’s claim that she was “absolutely permitted” to use a private email server during her tenure as secretary of state. AP “Was […]

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