“The Enemy Among Us” Commentary By Charles Krauthammer- Incorrect Attribution! Summary of eRumor: Charles Krauthammer has penned a column under the headline, “The Enemy Among Us,” about President Obama’s use of a group cal
Reports that Barack Obama said he would replace the U.S. national anthem with the song 'I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing' were fake news.
In refusing to certify the Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump said Iran “has committed multiple violations of the agreement.” But that’s not the finding of the International Atomic Energy Agency. The IAEA has issued eight repor
The Department of Health and Human Services has announced it will “immediately” stop making payments that help low-income people pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses. The announcement came late on Oct. 12 after Attorney General Jeff
Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott recently gave a speech at a climate “skeptic” conference hosted by the UK Global Warming Policy Foundation (led by Nigel Lawson who recently made incorrect claims about temperature evolution in a BBC int
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Is Sen. Bob Corker responsible for the Iran deal, as Donald Trump claims? President Donald Trump escalated a war of words with Sen. Bob Corker by blaming the Tennessee Republican for the Iran nuclear deal Trump has l
Jerry Jones: Dallas Cowboys Players Protesting National Anthem Will Be Benched-Truth! Summary of eRumor: Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said players who disrespect the flag by kneeling for the national anthem will be benched. The Truth: Jerry Jones i
Q: Did climate change cause the wildfires out West? A: Scientists say a hot and dry summer — conditions more likely in a warmer world — caused widespread wildfires in Western states. But land use changes also have played a role. FULL ANS
Sen. Chris Murphy urged politicians to stand up to the National Rifle Association because while “[t]he gun lobby is certainly politically powerful … it loses as many races as it wins.” But the NRA has won the vast majority of recent c
Chilling Item Links Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock’s Room Links to Barack Obama-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Investigators found a “chilling item” in Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock’s hotel room that links him to President B
Flight Crew Takes Knee, Strands New Orleans Saints on Runway-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: A news report claims that the pilot and co-pilot of the Boeing 737 that the team was traveling on “took a knee” and stranded the Saints team on the ru
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“Take A Knee” by Ted Nugent About NFL Protests-Incorrect Attribution! Summary of eRumor: The commentary “Take a Knee” by Ted Nugent reacts to NFL players protesting racial inequality by taking a knee during the National Anthem.
Q: Did the NFL fine players who protested during the national anthem? Was a player fired for it? Are some players asking the league to host a month of anti-police activism? Will Fox Sports stop airing NFL games? A: No. Three of those stories were made
Summary The numbers are nearly all in now. What they show about what really happened during the eight years that Barack Obama was president is sometimes different from what politicians claimed. The economy gained a net 11.5 million jobs. The unemploym
SCIENTISTS’ FEEDBACK SUMMARY This article in The New York Times serves as a primer by briefly answering seventeen basic questions about the cause and consequences of—and possible solutions to—climate change. Twelve scientists reviewed the
Budweiser Pulls Out of NFL Over National Anthem Protests-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Budweiser has pulled its ads and withdrawn its support for the NFL over the league’s handling of players protesting inequality by kneeling during the National An
The kingdom had been the only country in the world to bar women from driving.
SCIENTISTS’ FEEDBACK SUMMARY This story at The Daily Wire describes a new study that evaluates the remaining amount of greenhouse gas that we can emit before global temperature rises to 1.5 °C above pre-industrial times. The study suggests th
Buffalo Wild Wings Mutes National Anthem on 9/11, Says It’s too Controversial-Mostly Truth! Summary of eRumor: The manager of a Buffalo Wild Wings in Riverside County, California, muted the National Anthem before a Monday Night Football game on t
Summary In his first speech to the U.N. General Assembly, President Donald Trump reprised misleading talking points on everything from job growth to defense spending. We’ve written about variations of some of these claims numerous times, but sinc
President Donald Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea and called Iran a "rogue state whose chief exports are violence, bloodshed and chaos," during an address to the United Nations General Assembly. Trump denounced Nort
“It is a terrible tax system that was written in ’86. … The headlines write themselves: We tax our corporations at 35 percent, and successful small businesses are taxed as high as 44.6 percent. The average tax rate in the indu
The tale a dog named Daisy who rescued countless souls from World Trade Center towers on 9/11 is inspiring but fabricated.
Study claims to demonstrate humans have little to do with global warming Recently, a number of websites wrote about a paper published in the journal GeoResJ—a quarterly journal that will be discontinued after its January 2018 issue—that was written
“As of July 7, health actors had recorded more than 23,200 cases of acute watery diarrhea (AWD) since August 2016, according to the U.N. World Health Organization (WHO) and the Government of Sudan (GoS) Ministry of Health (MoH).” — U.
Q: Is Western Kentucky University offering free tuition to black students because of slavery? A: No. The school does not plan to adopt a resolution passed by the Student Government Association demanding “full and free access” for black stu
Jennifer Lawrence Blames President Trump for Hurricanes Irma, Harvey-Mostly Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Actress Jennifer Lawrence blamed President Trump for Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey, claiming the storms were Mother Nature’s retribution
Minnesota university is mixing the magical world of Harry Potter into philosophy teachings.
“Goodbye Petty Officer 2nd Class Janaye Ervin” After National Anthem Protest-Reported as Truth! Summary of eRumor: A column titled “Goodbye Petty Officer 2nd Class Janaye Ervin” claims that Ervin was stripped of her security
In rescinding the Obama-era Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program, Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ selective use of facts leaves a misleading impression of the program: Sessions described DACA recipients as “800,000 mostly-adult illeg
A story that spread throughout the world is based on a single person's unverified claim.
Two Democratic Congressmen Arrested for Treason, Were on ISIS Payroll-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Two Democratic members of Congress have been arrested for treason after it was discovered that they were on ISIS’s payroll, and 11 other congressmen
In a speech on changing the tax code, President Donald Trump offered some political spin on the facts. Trump claimed “anywhere from $3 trillion to $5 trillion” of profits are left overseas by U.S. companies to avoid U.S. taxes. But his o
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
Floyd Mayweather Donates Millions to Houston Flooding Relief-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Floyd Mayweather donated a $200 million to Houston flooding relief efforts after Hurricane Harvey struck in August 2017. The Truth: False rumors that Floyd Mayweat
Hurricane Harvey has brought with it both a record amount of rain and questions about how much climate change can be blamed for the storm. Climate change did not cause Harvey, or any other storm, but it makes intense storms like Harvey more likely t
SCIENTISTS’ FEEDBACK SUMMARY This article in The Atlantic attempted to investigate what can be said about the relationship between Tropical Storm Harvey and climate change. Harvey’s record rainfall totals around Houston, Texas are partly the
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
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