free college tuition meme

What’s the Real Cost of Free College Tuition?

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…



Costa Rica renewable energy meme

Costa Rica, Renewable Energy Leader?

Courtesy of The Free Thought Project, with over 4,000 likes and 3,200 shares.  This meme claims that Costa Rica has “ditched fossil fuels” and used renewable energy for over 100 days.  While not clearly worded,…


employer subsidized food stamps meme

Welfare Doesn’t Help Employers Pay Less

Courtesy of The Other 98%, with over 93,000 likes and 82,000 shares.  This meme conveys a common theme; that businesses who employ low wage workers benefit from welfare programs, such as food stamps.  On the…


olympic gymnastic coach illegal immigrant

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…


Obama Reagan Economy Meme

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,…


Another German Renewable Energy Meme

This meme claims that Germany produced so much renewable energy on May 8 that it needed to pay its citizens to use it. Without context, this meme is extremely misleading, as the reality is much more underwhelming.


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…