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Jeb Bush: "Trump proposed enacting the largest tax increase in American history." True! Back in 1999.
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It should have been done but wasn't. Now 15 years later look at the deficit. Look at the Wealth Gap. Look at America for crying out loud.

Trump has backed off now because even one of a similar size will not fix the unfixable. We are now in simply saving what's left of America mode.
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Activists: The Obama administration is "proposing to mine another 10 billion tons of Wyoming coal, which would unleash three times more carbon pollution than Obama's Clean Power Plan would even save through 2030."
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+Merlineous Gandalf Republicanism = Gamergate. For the most part angry white males who hate women (especially any with a feminist outlook), but wish to hide behind their skirts via anonymity to avoid responsibility (no leadership to accept blame, rule by committee).
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Bobby Jindal said on ABC's This Week that he's the only GOP candidate to cut the size of government. Read why that's only Half True. http://ow.ly/RyJ6G 
Fresh from marking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says he thinks the political storm caused by Donald Trump will die down after the weather cools off. Jindal, who’s No. 14 in the latest polls, said on ABC’s This Week that while Trump
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Bobby, I am sorry, but you ARE NOT Presidential.  As the Trump supporter told Jorge Ramos:  Go back to your own country!
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Hillary Clinton said, "Not one of the 17 GOP candidates has discussed how they'd address the rising cost of college."

While some Republican hopefuls haven’t had much to say on the issue, it’s not accurate to say none of them have. Rubio has made higher education spending a major plank of his campaign, and other candidates like Christie and Fiorina have set forth ideas and positions. Other candidates have at least mentioned the subject at times.

We rate Clinton’s statement False.
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+D Frisby haha...right!
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Hillary Clinton: "If I had not asked for my emails all to be made public, none of this would have been in the public arena."
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Mostly false is pretty good for Hillary Clinton. 
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"Look at all the grief I got for signing the bill that ended Glass-Steagall. There's not a single, solitary example that it had anything to do with the financial crash." Mostly True.
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+Greg Williams no. President Clinton signed it and added to it.
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"In countries where there are higher, more strict gun laws, there is more gun violence," says Eric Bolling. False. http://bit.ly/1JwtwBI +PunditFact 
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Perhaps what Bolling should have compared was the number of homicides, instead of the number of gun deaths. There's tons of statistical evidence that the number of homicides (no matter what the weapon) per 100,000 citizens (the standard measurement) is far lower in the US than in many other countries, including many with highly restrictive gun laws (which is pretty much the rest of the planet). 

Of course there are more gun deaths here, because there are more guns. In China, which literally bans gun ownership from citizens, has experienced a large number of knife attacks by citizens, some of which killed dozens of victims in one event. And if it wasn't a knife, it would be some other weapon.

I recently read some FBI statistics regarding gun murders and state laws. Turns out that California and Illinois, in 2013, experienced 20% of the handgun murders in the entire nation - even though the two states combined have 16% of the nation's population. Yet these two states have some of the most restrictive gun control laws in the country. Interesting how that works...

And what constitutes "gun violence"? these numbers are likely not restricted to handgun murder. (Violence != murder). Thousands of self-defense shootings take place in the US each year, not all resulting in death, and very few making headlines. And how much of that "gun violence" includes suicides and attempted suicides with a gun? 

+PolitiFact may have pointed out the flaw in Bolling's statement, but the issue is far more complex than just a number-to-number contrast.
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Fact-checking Bernie Sanders and Bobby Jindal on the Sunday shows. http://ow.ly/RyK31 
Hillary Clinton’s decision to so far skip the Sunday talk show circuit is affording her primary rival Bernie Sanders plenty of opportunities to make his political case. Sanders appeared on ABC’s This Week and CNN’s State of the Union Sunday to discuss his campaign centered around income inequality and middle-class wage growth. ABC’s Martha Raddatz, however, asked Sanders to discuss a topic that isn’t even mentioned on his campaign website -- fore...
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Run away, ignorant one, run away, so you can remain ignorant, and think you know anything based on facts or truth. Wouldn't want you to get in touch with reality.
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Bernie Sanders said Sunday that Saudi Arabia has the 3rd largest military budget in the world. True. http://ow.ly/RyDy9 
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has so far centered his campaign around domestic issues such as income inequality, campaign finance reform and college affordability. In a Sunday interview on ABC’s This Week, however, host Martha Raddatz took the opportunity to ask the Vermont senator about an issue that isn’t even included on his campaign website -- foreign policy. Raddatz asked Sanders to explain his vote against the 1991 Gulf w...
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Megusta
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Trump: "Many of the great scholars say that anchor babies are not covered" by the 14th Amendment.
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...creepy yellow working in the background.
Money laundering--simple and stupid.
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While the math behind the claim adds up, it's important to know that the reconstruction programs are not identical.
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Trump said of Iran that "if the (nuclear) deal gets rejected, they still get" $150 billion.

Experts told us that even if Congress rejected the nuclear deal -- thus maintaining current U.S. sanctions -- other countries could stop enforcing their own sanctions anyway. As a result, Iran would be able to access at least some of its assets that have been frozen under international sanctions. However, experts said it’s highly unlikely that this would amount to $150 billion, the maximum estimate of how much Iran could benefit by the lifting of all international sanctions without regard to Iran’s outstanding financial obligations. Without United States participation, the best estimate we could find was $40 billion.

Trump’s claim is partially accurate but cherry-picks the high end of estimates for the unfrozen assets. We rate Trump’s claim Half True.
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+Mike Terry They have ruled both in favor of conservatives and against liberals so the "liberal media" argument is hogwash. They're fairly accurate and impartial and that means their rulings may be inconvenient to either party.
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