Tag Archives: GOP Lies

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Border Crisis Is the New Death Panels

Trump and his surrogates have spent the two weeks since Trump shut down the government promoting their latest big lie — that there is a crisis at the southern border.

But after years of being on the receiving end of Trump’s lies, the media ain’t buying it. Check out this list of fact-check articles about the Oval Office speech he gave last night from mainstream media outlets:

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Dan McCready, Democratic Candidate in Controversial NC-09 Election, Rescinds Concession

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George Soros – EXPOSED!!!

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Donald’s Lies: A List of 103 Lies Told by Trump in the First 10 Months of 2017

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In answer to its right-wing critics, fact checkers at the New York Times compared lies told by Donald Trump during his first 10 months in office with the lies told by Pres. Obama during his entire eight years in office.

The final tally was 103 to 18, advantage Trump. So much winning!

You can read the list of Obama’s falsehoods at the Times’ article. You’ll find the list of Trump’s lies below, but keep in mind that this list ends with October, so it does not include Donald’s recent lies, including the whopper he keeps repeating that his tax scam represents the biggest tax cut in history. Some analysts say it’s the fifth largest tax cut; others say it’s the eighth.

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Verbatim

Pence Knows Something We Don’t

“It has been a year of accomplishments.”

— Vice President Mike Pence, writing in USA Today.

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How to Talk to Republicans – Joy Reid Demonstrates

Last week, before the rest of us knew that indictments of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates were pending, Fox News and the rest of the Trump media apparatus attempted to deflect attention from the coming bad news by reintroducing the already thoroughly debunked allegation that Hillary Clinton was bribed by Russians in a uranium deal when she was secretary of state.

On Sunday morning, MSNBC’s Joy Reid debated the allegation with Jen Kerns, a reporter for the “Washington Examiner,” a right-wing propaganda sheet.

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A Dire Report from Puerto Rico

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ACA Enrollment for 2018 Starts November 1

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Spread the word.

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Despite GOP Claims, Trumpcare II Does Not Protect Pre-Existing Conditions

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As early as today, the House Republican leadership will force its members to vote on an updated version of Trumpcare. In an usual move, leadership has deliberately scheduled the vote before the Congressional Budget Office has completed scoring the new bill.

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Wrong, Donald, Obamacare Is Not Collapsing

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In his speech to Congress, Donald lied about the the ACA:

Health insurance premiums on marketplaces created by the law did increase markedly this year in many parts of the country as insurers dealt with higher-than-expected medical claims from patients.

But most consumers are still able to get health plans for less than $100 a month on the marketplaces, thanks to insurance subsidies made available by Obamacare.