Fact check: Whoppers of 2013

Fact check: Whoppers of 2013

There are 2743 comments on the USA Today story from Dec 19, 2013, titled Fact check: Whoppers of 2013. In it, USA Today reports that:

It's that time of year again when FactCheck looks back - perhaps not so fondly - on the most noteworthy nonsense from the past 12 months.

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“Evolved hunter/gatherer”

Since: Jan 08

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#1007 Dec 27, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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Funny how you dismiss the proof that Zim broke no law that night
There is no such thing as "proof that he broke no law" that night.
There is however no proof that he broke any laws that night.

BIG difference.

What is the difference, if any, between the following 2 sentences?

"Do you want to buy a cheap boat?"
"Do you want to buy a boat cheap?"

Since: Feb 11

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#1008 Dec 27, 2013
2ndAmRight wrote:
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Yet you can post NO PROVE of your fallacious claim. WHY IS THAT?
Right.

Funny how you can't find the proof but you can find the excuse, my queer little fellah.

And your most frequent excuse is: it is up to every else to disprove what you said.

When you can't prove what you say, you use the Santa Claus defense.

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#1009 Dec 27, 2013
2ndAmRight wrote:
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I guess, like MOST THINGS, you are unaware of INTEREST BEARING BONDS?
Oh boy! My big opportunity to save big bucks! I won't buy insurance and I will invest in T-bills!

HAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHA!

Since: Feb 11

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#1010 Dec 27, 2013
2ndAmRight wrote:
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Wow, you seem to have no problem looking like a fool:
It's always amusing to see you copy and paste something that fills the entire screen means absolutely nothing and you pat your back like you dropped your toast and it landed butterside up?

You refute nothing I have said.
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“Facts”

Since: May 08

Zapopan, Mexico

#1012 Dec 27, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>I have $35K (plus) in the (among other thins) stock market. In a good years I get back 8 to 10 percent.

Sometimes more.

Having the state holding $35K cash at zero percent interest for ten years means at the end of ten years... you accumulate.... how much?
Once again our resident closet homo shows how stupid he is

If you deposit stock shares in a escrow account you still collect the dividends and they still can go up in value

But anyone that owns stock would understand that so thanks for proving you are a liar again

“Facts”

Since: May 08

Zapopan, Mexico

#1013 Dec 27, 2013
Aquarius-WY wrote:
<quoted text>Posting bonds do in fact cost you to post them in this state.
$10 is the standard fee. Depending on the situation, it could be more.
I just finished reading the statutes.
Start at W.S. 24-2-105 and continue through W.S. 31-18-209.

There are also other things that you are required to BUY in order to operate on a public roadway. Like license plates. Like a driver's license. BOTH cost you money, and you are in fact required by law to BUY them ... or pay the penalties and possible incarceration times associated with the infringment thereof.

In any case, the point and purpose of them (insurance, stocks, bonds, and other "acceptable" forms of "coverage") is maintained and the point still stands that a citizen, and any and all companies, are required by law to provide assurances that any injuries and loss will be paid for.
My point still stands

No law that requires you to buy insurance to drive on public hiways
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Since: Feb 11

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#1016 Dec 27, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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Once again our resident closet homo shows how stupid he is
If you deposit stock shares in a escrow account
$35,000 in the stock market or $35,000 deposited at the DMV.

HMMMMMMMMMMMMM.

So we know Homo One knows as much about investments as he knows about US history.
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“shall NOT be infringed”

Since: Oct 13

Phoenix

#1019 Dec 27, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Right.
Funny how you can't find the proof but you can find the excuse, my queer little fellah.
And your most frequent excuse is: it is up to every else to disprove what you said.
When you can't prove what you say, you use the Santa Claus defense.
The only "queer little fellah" here is >you<, traitor-troll.

>You< are the one that treasonously fights against the "right of the people to keep and bear arms".

Our Constitution declares that the right; "shall NOT be infringed."

Yet you perversely claim that it can.

Now who do you suppose the overwhelming number of people here on Topix believe:

>You<, that has been caught repeatedly twisting and outright lying.

Or We The People's Constitution, the SUPREME LAW OF THE LAND?

“no one told me”

Since: Dec 07

Denver

#1020 Dec 27, 2013
Here Is One wrote:
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All 50 states have one way or another to not buy insurance
Some states only require that you have 35k in the bank
Years ago when I had a freight company and we ran all 48 mainland states we only posted bonds and or stocks
We went public in 87 and were allowed to post our own stock in most states
What has any of this to do with Oblamas' non stop pack of lies? And his dubious award"?

“no one told me”

Since: Dec 07

Denver

#1021 Dec 27, 2013
Satan Almighty wrote:
Hey, maybe 2ndAmrightard can use his trailer as collateral ... ie. if it even worth anything ...and of course, he probably drives a bike with no seat on the seat post for an extra thrill...
Despite being glued to his wheelchair by a 2 day old soiled Depends, Barestools' new fantasy is to have illegal sex with the child Honey Boo Boo, or her mother, or both.

Since: Feb 11

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#1022 Dec 27, 2013
2ndAmRight wrote:
Our Constitution declares that the right; "shall NOT be infringed."
Yet you perversely claim that it can.
"Like most rights, the Second Amendment right is not unlimited. It is not a right to keep and carry any weapon whatsoever in any manner whatsoever and for whatever purpose: For example, concealed weapons prohibitions have been upheld under the Amendment or state analogues. The Court’s opinion should not be taken to cast doubt on longstanding prohibitions on the possession of firearms by felons and the mentally ill, or laws forbidding the carrying of firearms in sensitive places such as schools and government buildings, or laws imposing conditions and qualifications on the commercial sale of arms.[United States v.] Miller’s holding that the sorts of weapons protected are those “in common use at the time” finds support in the historical tradition of prohibiting the carrying of dangerous and unusual weapons."

Justice Scalia
This Century
Heller Decision
from the Supreme Court of the United States

Since: Feb 11

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#1023 Dec 27, 2013
dont snow me wrote:
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Despite being glued to his wheelchair by a 2 day old soiled Depends.
Funny how you're here to respond to them all, even rotating your twenty aliases to keep up!
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“shall NOT be infringed”

Since: Oct 13

Phoenix

#1026 Dec 27, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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"Like most rights, the Second Amendment right is not unlimited. It is not a right to keep and carry any weapon whatsoever in any manner whatsoever and for whatever purpose: For example, concealed weapons prohibitions have been upheld under the Amendment or state analogues. The Court’s opinion should not be taken to cast doubt on longstanding prohibitions on the possession of firearms by felons and the mentally ill, or laws forbidding the carrying of firearms in sensitive places such as schools and government buildings, or laws imposing conditions and qualifications on the commercial sale of arms.[United States v.] Miller’s holding that the sorts of weapons protected are those “in common use at the time” finds support in the historical tradition of prohibiting the carrying of dangerous and unusual weapons."
Justice Scalia
This Century
Heller Decision
from the Supreme Court of the United States
"Where rights secured by the Constitution are involved, there can be no rule making or legislation which would abrogate them."--Miranda vs. Arizona, U.S. Supreme Court, 384 US 436, 491,(1966).
racer42

Alameda, CA

#1027 Dec 27, 2013
Satan Almighty wrote:
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really? so try doing that in California or 47 other states.... walk up to the HIghway Patrolman and tell them you don't have insurance and let's see what happens.....
you sure are a dumb F-uk..
already posted the info from the encyclopedia ... I guess reading is not part of your hillbilly repertoire..
No, actually, you're the dumbphoque. If you show the officer proof of financial responsibility in California, that's all that's required. You don't have to show "proof of insurance". Do a little research, moron.
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#1029 Dec 27, 2013
He is not stupid, and these things are not accidental.

Since: Feb 11

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#1030 Dec 27, 2013
2ndAmRight wrote:
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"Where rights secured by the Constitution are involved, there can be no rule making or legislation which would abrogate them."--Miranda vs. Arizona, U.S. Supreme Court, 384 US 436, 491,(1966).
Heller came after, Sweet Pea.
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fingiswold

Newark, OH

#1032 Dec 27, 2013
wild child wrote:
<quoted text>she makes sense to everyone else, she has proof of facts, as we all do, oh not you.you keep reporting people, which is childish.are you crying.you tell people they are stupid racist, csnt spell cant think.what is up with you and your akas.
Um, no - I just told you she doesn't make sense to me, therefore your claim is obviously false.

I report people who violate the TOS here. Apparently violating the rules is OK with you and li'l Sandy girl. Not very law-abiding, are you?:)

Your last sentence was an unintentional comic gem, though....LOL
fingiswold

Newark, OH

#1033 Dec 27, 2013
sandy1 wrote:
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This from a punk who failed kindergarten. I bet you still eat paste.
If you failed Kindergarten, as you seem to be saying, wouldn't YOU be the one most likely to be eating paste?

LOL

I never ate paste even in Kindergarten, hon...:)
fingiswold

Newark, OH

#1034 Dec 27, 2013
2ndAmRight wrote:
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That fallacy only exists in the minds of you treasonous demonrats. As the voting record of the demonrat party clearly shows.
Childish, stupid post worthy of a Right-wingnut and gun-nut. You're well short of 100 IQ points, I'd guess.
fingiswold

Newark, OH

#1035 Dec 27, 2013
TheWrightWing wrote:
The big Whopper is not simply Obama and everything about him; his entire life.
It is true, he is practically a fictional character, but... It is leftism.
Leftism can only be sold by lies. The word "Affordable" comes to mind...
Not very good lies, either, that's why lockstep fascism is so important to leftism, to control thoughts and words.
Name some "fictional" things about Mr. Obama, if you would. Since his bio is out there for everyone to read, I'm guessing you're going to have trouble there.

He's not been a "leftist" in many years, either. More of a Clinton Democrat and centrist.

Fascism is a philsophy of the RIGHT, so now you're not even making sense.

But then isn't that what the modern-day Right is all about? Not making sense?:)

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