"Fact Checking the State of the Union Address"

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  1. Doofenshmirtz

    Doofenshmirtz Well-Known Member Donor

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    You hit the nail on the head. Trump does not get credit for results. Government cannot create results; it can only hinder them. Trump is less of a hindrance than the other party. All any president has to do is stay out of our way.
     
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    Why is anyone surprised that Dirty Donnie still lies ? The sun still shines, doesn’t it ?
     
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    I like how the economy goes but I could see a flunk in social issues, but whatever, they like it money is always king and american lives should be upfront, but aren't those who complained also are US citizens themselves?
     
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    Yes and you'll notice in the explanations given by so called "fact checkers" that they rarely attack the actual fact stated but make rationalizations about how it could be called false. The fact checking stated anove is a perfect example.
     
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    How does that mean that the economy isn't the best it's ever been?
     
  7. Kal'Stang

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    Funny thing about lies, they're the opposite of facts. Facts are always true no matter what. So how can you have one group saying that there's 14, and others have it in the twenties? If you have different numbers for "lies" across different groups for the same thing then its not "lies" they're reporting, its opinions that they're reporting.
     
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    BestViewedWithCable Well-Known Member

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    That is pretty accurate.

    Dont forget they want to give free healthcare to illegal aliens too
     
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    Guess you missed the "fabrications, mischaracterizations, and flat out lies, one can be mischaracterize without telling an actual flat out lie, regardless, all three are forms of dishonesty
     
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    You haven't been able to stand by your position under my scrutiny. You may have missed the post.
     
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  14. Kal'Stang

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    Nope, I caught that. "fabrication" in context is just another word for "lie". So the only other word worth looking at is "mischaracterizations". Whether or not something is mischaracterized can be based on opinion. For instance: If I say that the sky is blue, someone could come along and say that I'm mischaracterizing because technically the sky is baby blue or #89CFF0. Was I mischaracterizing? Or was I simply stating something without full context or being exact?

    But we're supposed to be talking about FACTS here. Something that is undisputable and truth. "Fact Checkers" are supposed to focus on Facts. Truth. Not opinions.
     
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    welp, could you please point out any statement from any politician, within the last 100 years, that hasn't been dishonest in one form or another...
     

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