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Lead Stories→ Fact Check: COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Analysis’ Does NOT Prove $147 Billion In Economic Damage, Tens Of Millions Injured Or Disabled
Does a "new report" prove that an estimated "26.6 million people were injured, 1.36 million disabled, and 300,000 excess deaths can be attributed to COVID-19 vaccine damages in 2022 alone"? No, that's not true: The Centers for Disease Con
The Dispatch→ The Debate Around a Bill to Ban TikTok, Explained
Sens. Mark Warner and John Thune introduce the Restrict Act at the U.S. Capitol. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)The RESTRICT Act has bipartisan support, but critics say it may not work as intended.Continue reading The Debate Around a Bill to B
The Dispatch→ House Passes Parental Rights Bill
Students in a classroom. (Via Getty Images)Plus: A March Madness update after an exciting weekend of games. 🏀☘️Continue reading House Passes Parental Rights Bill »
Full Fact→ Test and Trace app cost much less than £37 billion
Several posts on social media have wrongly claimed the NHS Test and Trace app cost £37 billion. It actually cost about £35 million in its first year.
The Dispatch→ Fact Check: Did Donald Trump and the January 6 Prison Choir Top the Billboard Hot 100?
Former President Donald Trump. (Phelan M. Ebenhack for The Washington Post via Getty Images) A March 21 article by The Gateway Pundit claimed that the song “Justice For All,” which features the January 6 Prison Choir and former President Donald Tru
PolitiFact→ How Bill Clinton’s settlement with Paula Jones differs from Donald Trump’s Stormy Daniels payment
Some are comparing Bill Clinton’s payment to Paula Jones with Trump’s payoff to Stormy Daniels, but there are key differences. Clinton paid Jones to settle a public lawsuit after being elected. Trump secretly paid Daniels before the 2016 election.
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – U.S is not threatening aid to Uganda over new anti-LGBTQ bill; this video clip is outdated
“USA gives final warning to Uganda to legalize homosexuality,” or no aid.
PolitiFact→ Darrin Madison – Madison is half-right on claim about GOP’s cash bail bill
Under a GOP bill on cash bail, "a large quantity of people who are accused of crimes, including anyone who even witnesses certain crimes, could now be detained and subject to bail."
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Elon Musk Did NOT Invent Energy-Saving Device That Will Cut Power Bills By 90%
Did Elon Musk invent a ground-breaking plug-in device that helps lower electric bills by lowering consumption instantly? No, that's not true: Electrical devices with identical plastic housings have been marketed online for years without m
PolitiFact→ Joan Ballweg – Has Wisconsin really seen $63 billion in COVID relief funding?
"Wisconsin has seen over 63 billion dollars of federal pandemic-related funding funnel into our state over (Gov. Tony Evers') tenure."
Logically→ Bill Gates was cornered with COVID-19 vaccine-related questions during an interview.
FactCheck.org→ Posts Fabricate Charge Against Bill Gates in Philippines
SciCheck Digest Social media posts make the unfounded claim that the Heinous Crimes Court in the Philippines issued a warrant for Bill Gates’ arrest for “‘premeditated murder’ linked to vaccine roll out.” That court no
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Elon Musk Did NOT Tweet Bill Gates ‘Doesn’t Know How To Code’
Did tech entrepreneur Elon Musk "expose" the professional incompetency of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates in a series of tweets on March 2, 2023? No, that's not true: An archived version of Musk's Twitter account does not contain any entr
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: TikTok Video Is NOT Real Bill Gates TV Interview – It’s Deepfake Of Australian Show
Did Sarah Ferguson, the host of the Australian daily current affairs news program "7.30," pose several testy and loaded questions to Bill Gates when she interviewed him, resulting in Gates finally declaring, "OK that's enough. This interv
PolitiFact→ Viral image – Bill Gates didn’t declare himself a valid pharmaceutical industry proxy. The video was altered.
Bill Gates claims to be a “valid representative of the pharmaceutical industry” because he “read a lot of books about that topic.”
Logically→ An arrest warrant has been issued in the Philippines against Bill Gates for ‘premeditated murder,’ linked to the country’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Bill Gates isn’t wanted for ‘premeditated murder’ in the Philippines
“Bill Gates arrest warrant issued in Philippines for ‘premeditated murder’ linked to vaccine roll out.”
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO ‘Premeditated Murder’ Arrest Warrant Issued For Bill Gates In Philippines COVID Vaccine Rollout — ‘Heinous Crimes Court’ Does Not Exist
Was an arrest warrant for Bill Gates issued by the "Heinous Crimes Court" in the Philippines for "premeditated murder" linked to vaccine roll out? No, that's not true: A legal expert told Lead Stories, "Philippine courts do not have the a
The Dispatch→ Bill Sammon, the Deer Hunter
Entrance to Fox News headquarters at NewsCorp Building in New York. (Photo by Erik McGregor/LightRocket/Getty Images)How the former managing editor of Fox News kept his head while everyone else seemed to be losing theirs.The post Bill Sammon, the Deer
Full Fact→ Conservatives’ estimate that Labour plans would create a ‘£90 billion black hole’ is unreliable
The Conservative Party claims that Labour has pledged £90 billion worth of unfunded spending commitments. We’ve looked into how it reached this figure.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence Bill Gates Is Creating A Seed To ‘Target Black People’
Is Bill Gates engineering a seed that "will target Black people" and possibly kill them? No, that's not true: A video making that claim offers no evidence that Gates is producing a seed for plants that can attack the immune system of Blac
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: HAARP Does NOT ‘Send A Billion-Watt Microwave’ To Cause Disasters On Earth
Can the Alaska-based HAARP project, a former military research facility for studying the ionosphere, remotely initiate natural disasters such as earthquakes anywhere on Earth? No, that's not true: An "explanation" of its purported capabil
Full Fact→ The NHS Test and Trace app did not cost £37 billion
£37 billion was the total budget for the NHS Test and Trace programme over its first two years, only a fraction of which was spent on the app.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Report Does NOT Prove ‘Bill Gates’ Lab-Grown Meat Causes Cancer In Humans’
Does a report assessing the safety of a plant-based meat product made by a company in which Bill Gates has invested prove that meat grown in a laboratory causes cancer in humans? No, that's not true: Since the report doesn't even consider
Truth or Fiction?→ Bill Maher ‘Natural Immunity’ Study Tweet
On February 19 2023, a Twitter user tweeted a quote (with video) from talk show host and comedian Bill Maher, on the subject of a “big study” on “natural immunity” and how it held up against vaccines: Bill Maher: “Big story,
Logically→ 400 billion Naira was found at the home of APC presidential candidate Bola Tinubu.
Authorities have denied that this raid took place and no reputable sources have reported that it occurred.
AllSides→ Virginia governor blocks bill banning police from seeking menstrual histories
PolitiFact→ Joe Biden – Joe Biden miscalculates how much billionaires pay in taxes
The “average tax” for billionaires is “about 3%,” which is “a lower tax than a schoolteacher or a firefighter."
AllSides→ Biden’s Tax Rate Comparison for Billionaires and Schoolteachers
FactCheck.org→ Biden’s Tax Rate Comparison for Billionaires and Schoolteachers
President Joe Biden has said there are hundreds, if not a thousand, billionaires paying lower federal tax rates than schoolteachers, police officers, firefighters and nurses. What his audience may not know is that his comparison relies on including we
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Bill Gates Did NOT Invent Computer Viruses To Sell Microsoft Antivirus Programs
Did Bill Gates create computer viruses and infect Microsoft computers to then sell antivirus software programs? No, that's not true: There's no evidence that either Gates or his company deliberately created and spread computer viruses, an
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence That So-Called Power-Saving Device Will ‘Cut Electric Bill In Half’
Does a device called "Pro Power Save" help consumers cut their electric bills in half? No, that's not true: such devices have not been proven to work as advertised. The claim appeared in a post published on Facebook on December 9, 2022. T
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – GOP wants a ‘30% tax on everything’? That ignores taxes that would end, bill’s limited chances
"In the month since Republicans took the House majority," they are trying to "impose a 30% tax on everything."
Logically→ Egg shortages are caused by Bill Gates’ investments into farm land and a company making artificial eggs.
The avian flu outbreak in birds and factors such as inflation and supply disruption caused the recent egg shortage.
PolitiFact→ Gavin Newsom – Gavin Newsom overstates the effect of Florida's permitless carry bill
"(Ron) DeSantis' bill would remove: background checks, instruction, training and oversight."
PolitiFact→ Marjorie Taylor Greene – $5.1 billion for one school’s diversity program? Marjorie Taylor Greene is wrong
Illinois “received $5.1 billion at an elementary school there that used it for equity and diversity.”
Logically→ Bill Gates disabled the comments feature on his Twitter after Elon Musk ‘exposed’ him in the Twitter Files.
Bill Gates has not been named in the Twitter Files. Gates's account turned off the comments in July 2020, before the files were released.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence Linking Bill Gates To Egg Shortage In US
Did Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates or any of the business entities affiliated with him cause an egg shortage in the U.S.? No, that's not true: There is no evidence to support this theory. The claim appeared in a video on Instagram on Jan
Truth or Fiction?→ ‘ExxonMobil Reported a Record-Smashing Profit of $55.7 BILLION in 2022 …’
On January 31 2023, Imgur user Mech0T1 shared a screenshot of a tweet, which contained a claim that ExxonMobil had reported $55.7 billion in profit for 2022: BREAKING: ExxonMobil reported a record-smashing profit of $55.7 BILLION in 2022.While taxpay