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Were US Olympic Gymnasts Coached By An Illegal Immigrant?

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…


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The Obama Reagan Economic Comparison

Courtesy of Occupy Democrats, with over 66,000 likes and 38,000 shares.  This meme is a bit older, (published on January 15, 2016) but it’s still worth examining the economic record of Obama compared to Reagan,…


When the Military Attacks (Civilians)

Courtesy of Occupy Democrats, with over 16,000 likes and 11,000 shares. Leaving aside the fact that this guy is holding a shotgun, which isn’t exactly “military-grade”, this meme raises an interesting historical question.  Has the…


The Democratic Socialism Ultimatum

Courtesy of Occupy Democrats, with over 25,000 likes and 44,000 shares.  This meme points to a litany of items that are supposedly examples of democratic socialism, and gives us an ultimatum.  Choose democratic socialism, or…


Did Bernie Sanders Bailout Wall Street?

Courtesy of Being Libertarian, with over 1,300 likes and 680 shares.  This meme attempts to portray Bernie Sanders as a hypocrite for condemning Wall Street, while also voting for bailouts.  Specifically, it relates to the…


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Fake Benghazi Picture

Courtesy of The Three Percenter’s Club, although it’s been widely circulated and appears to have originated from Uncle Sam’s Misguided Children.  This meme shows a man being tortured, presumably Ambassador Christopher Stevens, during the Benghazi…


What is Democratic Socialism?

Courtesy of Occupy Democrats.  The idea of democratic socialism has become quite popular recently, as presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is a proud, self-described “democratic socialist”.  Sanders and his supporters are quick to point out that…


Obama and Executive Orders

Courtesy of Occupy Democrats, with over 48,000 likes and 46,000 shares.  This meme manages to be false, misleading and snarky in its assessment, but we’ll focus only on the first two. Wrong Numbers As of…


Did the Income Tax Fund the Civil War?

Courtesy of Liberal and Proud of It, with over 8,000 likes and 4,000 shares.  This meme is a jab at Bush and other neocons about not paying for the Iraq War.  By bringing up the…