Lie of the Day Archives
January 4, 2016
Lie: The gun lobby is loud and well organized in its defense of effortlessly available guns for anyone. The rest of us are going to have to be just as passionate and well organized in our defense of our kids.
December 18, 2015
Lie: Under my leadership as secretary, we in fact began to consult social media in connection with conferring various immigration benefits
--Jeh Johnson
December 9, 2015
Lie: Trump banning Muslims is completely inconsistent with American values.
--Mitch McConnell
December 1, 2015
Lie: Mass shootings don't happen in other countries
--Obama in Paris
November 23, 2015
Lie: People understand that refugees who end up in the United States are the most vetted, scrutinized, thoroughly investigated individuals that ever arrived on American shores
November 16, 2015
Lie: 1) Linking Wall Street donations to 9/11 2) Saying the United States is not at war with "Islamic terrorism" 3) The battle against ISIS can't be "an American fight."
--Hillary's recent debate claims
November 10, 2015
Lie: The way we wrote TPP, it deals strictly with trade and not immigration.
--Paul Ryan
October 27, 2015
Lie: Many [GOP candidates] including Governor Bush, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Carly Florina. They are good and constructive on the issue of immigration. Donald Trump is just not.
--Alfonso Aguilar, Executive Director of the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles
October 19, 2015
Lie: Marco Rubio may be the most dynamic speaker the Republican party has seen- ever, actually- since Lincoln. Rubio did better than Reagan did at the same period in the campaign.
--Hugh Hewitt
October 12, 2015
Lie: America is a safer place. In terms of us protecting ourselves against terrorism, in terms of us making sure that we are strengthening our alliances, in terms of our reputation around the world, absolutely we're stronger.
--Barack Obama