The Truth-o-Meter says: Pants on Fire! | Pants on Fire! Mike Pence cited Bible to oppose Hurricane Katrina relief bill, liberal bloggers say Left-leaning bloggers used the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey to attack Vice President Mike Pence, saying he
Antifa Manual Found at The Evergreen State College Campus-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: An Antifa Manual that outlines the Anti-Fascist (Antifa) movement’s agenda was found on the campus of Evergreen State College in Washington State. The Truth: T
Sen. Ted Cruz wrongly claimed that a 2013 Hurricane Sandy relief bill was “filled with pork and unrelated spending,” estimating that “two-thirds of what was spent in that bill had little or nothing to do with Hurricane Sandy.” N
President Donald Trump says that his proposed wall along the Mexico border “will stop much of the drugs from pouring into this country.” We cannot predict the future, but the fact is that most illicit drugs pass undetected through legal por
Q: Did President Donald Trump fire 14 Muslim federal judges? A: No. The satirical website that originally published the story describes itself as “your beacon of something you can kinda rely on sometimes but not really.” FULL ANSWER Presi
“Gone With the Wind” Removed from Theatre, Deemed Offensive-Truth! Summary of eRumor: “Gone With the Wind” was removed from the a Summer Screening Series of the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis in August 2017 because some people fou
Delaware, Ohio, Cemetery Exhumes Bodies of Confederate Soldiers-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: The Delaware City Council approved exhuming and relocating the bodies of Confederate soldiers from Oak Grove Cemetery in response to violent protests in Charlot
NFL Player Isaiah Crowell Posted Image of Police Officer Execution-Truth! Summary of eRumor: Cleveland Browns running back Isaiah Crowell posted an image of a police officer being executed on social media. The Truth: Isaiah Crowell posted a picture o
A GOP super PAC aligned with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released a digital campaign ad about “Chemtrail Kelli” that could leave Arizona voters with a false impression about Republican Sen. Jeff Flake’s 2018 primary opponen
Q: Does the herbicide glyphosate cause cancer? A: There is evidence to suggest it may cause cancer at very high doses, but not at the low doses typically found in foods. FULL QUESTION A FoodBabe.com article says glyphosate has been found in prepa
In this fact-checking video, CNN’s Jake Tapper and FactCheck.org examine the comments that President Donald Trump made to supporters in Arizona about the violent rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. At an event in Phoenix on Aug. 22, Trump blamed
A campaign ad attacking Republican Sen. Jeff Flake falsely says that he hasn’t worked with President Donald Trump to “repeal Obamacare.” Flake voted for the three different Senate proposals to repeal parts of the health care legislati
Oregon Governor Signs Gun Confiscation Bill Into Law-Truth! & Misleading! Summary of eRumor: Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a bill into law in August 2017 that allows authorities to confiscate guns from certain individuals without prior notice o
Q: Is a Craigslist ad proof that counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally were “paid to make chaos”? A: No. The ad called for “actors and photographers” in Charlotte, North Carolina, not Charlottesville, Virginia, where
Summary President Donald Trump delivered a raucous, error-filled speech in Arizona on Aug. 22, just days after he was uniformly criticized for blaming “both sides” for the deadly violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Vir
Camping World CEO Doesn’t Want Business from Trump Supporters-Truth! & Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis said that he doesn’t want business from Trump supporters and that they should shop somewhere else. The T
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Trump's False claim that there weren't too many people protesting his Phoenix rally President Donald Trump opened his campaign rally in Phoenix noting a matter of importance to him: crowd sizes. "What a crowd,&q
Q: Were the police in Charlottesville, Virginia, told to “stand down” to allow the violent clashes that occurred on Aug. 12? A: The police chief, mayor and city spokeswoman say there is no truth to that claim. Others have criticized what they desc
Q: Is the man who drove his car into a crowd in Charlottesville, Virginia, a Hillary Clinton supporter, and funded by George Soros? A: There is no evidence to support either claim. In fact, the driver is a registered Republican, and his former teacher
Members of the "alt-right" have dared antifa to protest the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, but no anti-fascist group has announced such a plan.
Charlottesville Police Were Told to Stand Down During Protests-Reported as Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Charlottesville Police were told to stand down during demonstrations there in August 2017 that brought violent clashes between white nationalist prot
Q: Did the man who drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, meet with former President Obama in the White House? A: No. A satirical website confuses the driver with the organizer of the rally, who is rumored to hav
Charvat vs. Carnival: Class Action Lawsuit for Free Cruise Robocalls-Truth! Summary of eRumor: People who received pre-recorded robocalls about a free cruise could be eligible for up to a $900 settlement in the Charvat vs. Carnival, et al class action
The Truth-o-Meter says: Pants on Fire! | Donald Trump wrong that Charlottesville counter-protesters didn't have a permit During the contentious Trump Tower question-and-answer session about protests in Charlottesville, Va., President Donald Trump s
Muslims Demand Removal of “The Perfect Man” Billboard-Truth! & Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Muslim groups demanded that a “Perfect Man” billboard that’s critical of the Prophet Mohammad be taken down. The Truth: A
Unite the Right Organizer Jason Kessler Was Obama Supporter, Occupy Wall Street-Truth! & Misleading! Summary of eRumor: Jason Kessler, a right-wing blogger and organizer of the “Unite the Right” event in Charlottesville, was once a supp
“You had a group on the other side that came charging in without a permit, and they were very, very violent…. You had a lot of people in that [white nationalist] group that were there to innocently protest and very legally protest,
Flyers calling for the murder of white children were not created or distributed by an anti-fascist group.
President Donald Trump held a contentious press conference in which he answered critics who said he waited too long to condemn the white nationalists who staged a protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Aug. 12 that turned violent. Here we put into c
A group of demonstrators used a rope to tear down a 1924 Confederate Soldiers Monument in Durham.
The World War II-era short film "Don't Be a Sucker" cited Nazi propaganda as an example of how hatred of minority groups is used to stoke political fanaticism.
President Donald Trump named and condemned hate groups as 'repugnant' in an updated, more forceful statement on race-fueled clashes in Charlottesville.
An amusing but false story holds that a group of former General Motors workers furtively produced 1957 Chevrolet automobiles on their own for ten years.
Rep. Lamar Smith said climate change “alarmists” ignore the “positive impacts” of more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, such as increased food production and quality. But the impact of increased CO2 levels on agricultur
The group is threatening to release forthcoming episodes of HBO shows unless the network pays millions of dollars within three days.
Starbucks Dreamer Day was a hoax concocted on 4chan's /pol/ forum as a way to drive a wedge between liberal groups.
A group of white nationalists afloat at sea claims that non-governmental organizations like Doctors Without Borders are involved in human trafficking.
President Donald Trump said “bailouts for insurance companies” would “end very soon” if Congress didn’t pass a new health care bill. Sen. Susan Collins said the payments aren’t a bailout, “but rather help peopl
The men were part of a group dubbed "the Grand Theft Auto gang", accused of 17 murders or attempted murders in the Russian capital.
A photograph of a sign bearing an ominous threat from the group 'Advancement of Islamic Agenda for America' is a digital fabrication.