This meme presents the supposed salary and pensions for various politicians, and asserts that’s where the budget cuts should be made. It’s a popular talking point, but how much would this really save?Read More
This meme makes a central claim that “taxes are NOT theft”, and then lists several other actions it claims are actual examples of theft. In order to sort this out, we first need a definition of theft.
This meme quotes Pope Francis from a meeting he had with Doctors With Africa in 2016. The quote is correct, but is the sentiment? Is health, or healthcare a universal right?
Courtesy of Clash Daily. This meme lists 8 “facts” about illegal immigrants, primarily relating to welfare and crime.
This meme shows an invoice, breaking down a tax bill. It shows how much is paid to fund various programs vs. “the war machine” and “corporate welfare”. How does this match up with reality?
This meme claims there’s a new study that repealing Obamacare will kill millions of jobs, harm the economy and add to the deficit. Analysis reveals the study is flawed.
Courtesy of Dan Arel, with over 47,000 likes and 37,000 retweets. It was also picked up by many Facebook pages, most notably Occupy Democrats, with over 84,000 likes and 45,000 shares. This meme claims that…
Courtesy of The Other 98%, with over 9,400 likes and 2,900 shares. This meme claims that in 2012 public college tuition was $62.6 billion, while the federal government spent $69 billion on federal programs aiding…
This meme lambasts Mitch McConnell and claims Social Security and Medicare are 100% funded by FICA taxes and don’t contribute to the debt. These are both wrong.
It’s difficult to pinpoint the origin of this meme, but it appears to come from Desirée Rincón, where it has over 38,000 shares. During the Rio Olympics, America has been captivated by the women’s gymnastic…