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Did Sanders say that a woman cannot be president or that that women in general lack the abilities? No. While some headlines – including this question's title – claim that, this is not what Warren accused Sanders of: Sanders responded that he did not believe a woman could win. This is not a claim regarding women's inherent abilities, but a claim about ...


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@tim's answer is excellent, but I'd like to address the question from a different angle. This question's request for "earlier sources" is problematic. There were only two people present in the conversation, and they disagree. Any other claim of either verification or refutation is at best secondhand. Since more direct evidence isn't available, it might be ...


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The short answer The study in question (Van Hiel et al. 2019) has been published in a reputable peer-reviewed journal. It presents empirical support for the hypothesis that emotional abilities negatively correlate with right-wing attitudes. This answers the question in the title. The question body also asks about the link between cognitive abilities and ...


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She said a similar sentence, but in a broader context, which results in a different meaning than the misquotation in the question: Imagine an economy where people could follow their aspirations, where they could be entrepreneurial, where they could take risks professionally because personally their families [sic] health care needs are being met. Where ...


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A July 2015 interview (at 5:54) was: Ezra Klein: You said being a democratic socialist means a more international view. I think if you take global poverty that seriously, it leads you to conclusions that in the US are considered out of political bounds. Things like sharply raising the level of immigration we permit, even up to a level of open borders. ...


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Independently, Pew has discovered that a greater percentage of Democrats believe in astrology than Republicans: They include details on their survey methods. They did provide a definition of astrology in the survey: "that the position of the stars and planets can affect people’s lives". This may rule out people confusing astronomy and astrology. To ...


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"Yes, it's real. It seems to be taken from, https://newrepublic.com/article/155733/trump-clinton-bloomberg-giuliani-golf-photo-vainglorious-eternals "Famous men with big drivers attend a 2008 charity event at Trump National Golf Club in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. (Sabo Robert/NY Daily News Archive/ Getty)" Note the two men cropped from the original are "...


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"Guilty of betrayal", which at least implies the person so accused being a traitor. YouTube: I know that my Right Honourable friend will appreciate that in deciding to remain in the customs union, the leader of the opposition is guilty of a shameless U-turn and a betrayal of millions of people who voted 'leave'. Wanting to "betray the people" (also "...


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N-TV has a fact check on the issue. Regarding the "so called NGO" and the offer of 450 for demonstrating: Caspary scheint sich mit seinem Vorwurf auf eine Aktion der Digital-NGO Edri zu beziehen, über die die "Bild am Sonntag" heute folgendes schreibt: "Die internationale Bürgerrechtsorganisation Edri spendierte 'Reisestipendien' nach Brüssel und ...


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No additional funds were spent on his capture beyond the spending already budgeted for 'Diplomatic Protection'. The Diplomatic Protection Group is responsible for the guarding of embassies. The money that was spent trying to apprehend Julian Assange from inside the Ecuadorian Embassy (or rather, waiting for him to come out) was covered by the existing ...


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Yes, back in 2015 a figure of around £11 million was estimated by the Metropolitan Police. This figure represents the total amount of resources allocated to monitoring the embassy for the three years between Assange entering the embassy (June 2012) to April 2015. From The Telegraph in June 2015: The embassy, behind Harrods in Knightsbridge, is watched by ...


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No House Bill 164 or the "Ohio Student Religious Liberties Act of 2019" has been passed by the House and awaits on a vote by the Senate. It covers several areas guaranteeing the freedom of religious expression. The part closest to the claim is Section 3320.03: No school district board of education...shall prohibit a student from engaging in religious ...


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Are we talking representative polls by reputable pollsters, or "online polls"? Is being in favor of an impeachment inquiry the same as "wanting Trump impeached"? Lots of wriggle room there. How many Americans want the Bidens investigated? CBS News sees 43% "in favor of further investigation", 29% saying "too soon to say". As per the same article, 55% ...


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The first and most significant error is the incorrect claim that Warren "published" the book, a claim which no one has made other than social media sources. It was actually the "Five Civilized Tribes Museum" that published it. The cookbook was edited by Warren's cousin, Jayne "Candy" Rowsey (1932-2002). Pow Wow Chow is still available today from the website ...


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Bearing in mind subsequent changes (including the 2020 phase-out currently in the works), a 2013 press release by Northrop Grumman said: Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI), a subcontractor to Northrop Grumman, delivered its first F-35 Lightning II center fuselage to Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin at a ceremony held at TAI's facilities in ...


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The Ohio House passed Bill 164 which says: No school district board of education, governing authority of a community school established under Chapter 3314. of the Revised Code, governing body of a STEM school established under Chapter 3326. of the Revised Code, or board of trustees of a college-preparatory boarding school established under ...


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Here are the relevant paragraphs from the intro to the paywalled paper justifying the first line of the abstract: Over the years however, it has been acknowledged that right-wing authoritarianism is only one indicator of right-wing attitudes and that such attitudes can be arranged according to two broad dimensions (see, Duckitt & Sibley, 2009; ...


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Probably true There is leeway in what "steady paycheck" means, but the common interpretation would be a consistent (1 yr+) full-time employment or profitable business, that is sufficient on its own to support an adult. You can conceive of an alternative definition, but that seems to be the one used by Politico. Politico's article is by far most in-depth ...


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Both men say that Young held a knife at Boehner's throat, but Young says it was covered. For starters, Tim Alberta wrote the same thing in an article for Politico in 2017, citing Boehner: [Boehner's] heckling once provoked Don Young, an Alaskan himself, to pin Boehner against a wall inside the House chamber and hold a 10-inch knife to his throat. Boehner ...


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The F-35 made by Lockheed Martin is a joint venture by multiple countries; among others, USA, Canada, Italy and Turkey. Turkey was part of the deal and they helped funding the development of the jet. They were expelled from the program after the deal to buy the Russian S-400 missile defense system. Ellen Lord, Pentangon acquisition chief, commenting on the ...


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According to Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) One of the most complex structural sections of the aircraft, "F-35A Center Fuselage" is produced by TAI as a second source. Second source means "a company that is licensed to manufacture and sell components originally designed by another company (the first source)"


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EDIT: after listening to the podcast linked by OP, Mr. Shapiro never says the words claimed by OP, and never says that the subpoenas are illegitimate. It is possible that he linked to the wrong podcast, or it was a comment on the video itself. I've made edits to my answer to reflect this information. Congress has the power to issue subpoenas and has ...


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The whistleblower's attorneys have denied he or she worked with or for Biden Via ABC News: In a statement, the whistleblower's lawyers say the person has never worked for any political candidate, campaign or party and "spent their entire government career in apolitical, civil servant positions in the Executive Branch." As a career civil servant, it'...


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Two hours after Donald Trump's tweet, actor Mark Hamill responded with another tweet in Farsi which translates to Please ignore the fact that I created a travel ban for you and threatened to bomb your cultural sites At the time of posting this, Hamill's tweet had 278K likes - more than Trump's 267K likes. As of January 25, Trump’s tweet has 369.4K likes, ...


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No. The NYT has a good breakdown of why this claim is inaccurate. Epstein is quoted as saying that the numbers Trump gives are incorrect. The white paper that is the source of the claim Trump is referring to was released in 2017, and in fact states that 2.6 million is the potential number of votes that could be influenced IF Google had actively manipulated ...


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Yes. Let's break this down in context, from her address: Imagine an economy where people could follow their aspirations, where they could be entrepreneurial, where they could take risks professionally because personally their families [sic] health care needs are being met. Where they could be self-employed or start a business, not be job-locked in a job ...


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Yes by some measure; no by others Operations Wikipedia maintains a list of U.S. military operations. Obviously not all "operations" are of equal size, but initiating fewer military actions is a reasonable interpretation of "using military force less." Counted by the date of their initiation: Jimmy Carter (1977-1980): 2 operations over 4 years Ronald ...


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This is an at one time accurate and still highly misleading number. The total numbers and ratios of Jews in that organisation varied enormously. While true for at 'the highest point', this point is really just a point on the timeline, with vastly lower figures on the rest of it. The Snyder quote in context reads: Internationalism was not hypocrisy, and ...


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From the Department of Defense: "At the direction of the President, the U.S. military has taken decisive defensive action to protect U.S. personnel abroad by killing Qasem Soleimani..." Yes, the president ordered the killing of Soleimani.


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When I encounter popular reporting on scientific claims, I have a checklist that I go through to check its credibility. I do not try to evaluate their methods myself, because I cannot rigourously critique science outside of my own field. I have read the paper, and found that the paper matches the Guardian summary. The paper has a lengthy literature review, ...


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