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Steve September 30, 2022

Political leanings: Republican/Conservative 2020 total spending: $5.5 million Our American Century is one of many political committees managed by long-time PAC treasurer Cabell Hobbs. The super PAC was established in 2012, originally under the name Geaux PAC, by its treasurer, Michael D. Thompson. As a super PAC, officially known as an independent expenditure-only committee, Our […]

Steve September 30, 2022

Michigan’s Democratic Attorney General Dana Nessel said she was joking when she said in a June speech that there should be “a drag queen for every school.” During the speech, Nessel talked about her frustration with politicians who focus on “wedge issues” that “divide us,” such as whether children should attend events with drag performers. […]

Steve September 30, 2022

Full Fact has received questions from a number of readers about a tweet shared by the Treasury promoting its recent policy announcements in the mini-Budget. The tweet, posted on 29 September, says: “Thanks to the Growth Plan, a typical first-time buyer in London moving into a representative terraced house will save £11,250 on stamp duty […]

Steve September 30, 2022

It is absolutely the case that the changes you have made, that the tax cuts you will bring in, favour overwhelmingly people at the very top They favour people right across the income scale. The choices you’ve made in this mini-Budget [are] going to benefit far greater those who are very, very well off. If […]

Steve September 30, 2022

30 September 2022 What was claimed The head of pharma at Bayer admitted MRNA vaccines are gene therapy. Our verdict A Bayer spokesperson has since said this comment was an “obvious slip of the tongue”. mRNA vaccines are not gene therapy. A video allegedly showing the “head of pharma at Bayer” admitting “mRNA vaccines are […]

Steve September 30, 2022

On September 30 2022, a post to Reddit’s r/ukraine purportedly showed photographs of the New York City Russian consulate after it was vandalized and splattered with red paint: Russian consulate in New York City this morning from ukraine Titled “Russian consulate in New York City this morning,” the post consisted solely of a photograph. No […]

Steve September 30, 2022

A sheriff featured in an ad defending U.S. Senate candidate John Fetterman accurately states that Fetterman “voted with law enforcement experts nearly 90% of the time” on the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons, and voted to give “a second chance” to nonviolent offenders. But it’s what the ad doesn’t say that may mislead viewers. Reviewing just commutation […]

Steve September 30, 2022

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Steve September 30, 2022

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Steve September 29, 2022

SciCheck Digest The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted an online seminar about the treatment of blood clots, which is expected to grow as the U.S. population ages and the obesity rate increases. But some vaccine opponents misrepresented the webinar to falsely suggest that the projected rise in blood clots is related to the […]

Steve September 29, 2022

29 September 2022 What was claimed A news article claimed that gardening and canning are “signs of far-right extremism to watch out for”. Our verdict This apparent screenshot of an article has been digitally manipulated. Global News never published this article. A screenshot of what appears to be an article with the headline “Gardening, canning […]

Steve September 29, 2022

“The Russian people are today waking up to … the fact that…fifty-five thousand of their troops have already lost their lives in the short, six-month conflict.” “Our losses to date are 5,937 dead.” “Russian casualties continue to climb, with an estimated 25,000 Russian dead.” During an appearance on the Today programme on 21 September, foreign […]