The President holds out the prospect of major cost savings if Congress will pass a law limiting what injured patients can collect in lawsuits. But both the General Accounting Office and the Congressional Budget Office suggest savings – if any – would be relatively small.
Michael Moore, the populist author and movie and TV producer, called Bush a “deserter.” The fact is Bush was honorably discharged without ever being officially accused of desertion or being away without official leave.
Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie has been saying retired Gen. Wesley Clark was really for war in Iraq — but the record doesn’t bear that out.
President Bush accentuated the positive in his annual State of the Union Address to Congress Jan. 20 – leaving out some pertinent but negative facts.
An ad running heavily in Iowa says meatpackers replaced Iowans with thousands of foreign workers and then cut wages “almost in half.” That claim is true, according to academics who studied the Iowa meatpacking industry. But the same academics disagree with the ad’s anti-immigration message and one called it “borderline racist.”
A liberal group’s ad gets a couple facts right, but leaves out the good stuff.
Straining the facts at Iowa’s debate on Sunday Jan. 4.
Dick Gephardt has been attacking Howard Dean for giving “huge tax breaks” to Enron. But Gephardt has failed to show that Enron got any special treatment.
A Republican economist on the Joint Economic Committee says FactCheck.org made “multiple and blatant factual errors” in an article we published Dec. 5. We don’t think so.
Republican National Chairman Ed Gillespie said “80% of the tax relief for upper income filers goes to small businesses.” That’s untrue – and a classic example of a statistical distortion gone amok.