Politics

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Misleading With Inflation Since 1978

Courtesy of The Other 98%, with over 17,000 likes and 50,000 shares. This meme compares various cost of living increases since 1978 with the corresponding changes in wages. According to the meme, important staples have…

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High Voter Turnout Doesn’t Cause Prosperity

This meme shows the voter turnout for the 2016 election, and suggests the low turnout is the reason for our woes. This brings up an interesting question; does voter turnout lead to the success of a society, or lack thereof?


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The Impact of Politicians’ Pensions on the Budget

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?






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The Obamacare Repeal Study

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.


Did Voter ID Laws Rig the Election?

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…