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…Read More
After Donald Trump’s recent Twitter announcement, many memes came out with this claim. Upon investigation, it doesn’t hold up.
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?
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?
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…