Jeff Lambert
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Has Trump's administration been making more human trafficking arrests than the Obama administration?
26 votes

A reddit thread has attributed as a source for this graphic to this link. The numbers for Trump are sourced from individual news stories, the numbers for Obama are sourced from composite numbers ...

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Was Tommy Robinson transferred to a prison with a 71% Muslim population?
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25 votes

If Stephen Yaxley-Lennon (aka Tommy Robinson) was moved to HMP Leicester, the claim that he is in a prison with 70% Muslim population is incorrect. The claim that he is being housed in a wing with 70% ...

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Did Putin threaten to have traitors assassinated?
22 votes

The Independent has video excerpt where Putin is speaking (in Russian). There is an english translation overlaid in the audio that matches (almost) word for word. I do not speak Russian so I cannot ...

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Did the Obama administration halt processing of Iraqi refugees back in 2011?
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You can find the press release from the Department of Justice announcing the two Iraqis' sentencing here. Two Iraqi citizens living in Bowling Green, Ky., who admitted using improvised explosive ...

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Were 51,000 Pennsylvania jobs lost under the Obama administration?
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10 votes

Yes But only when counting manufacturing jobs, according to this data set of manufacturing jobs in Pennsylvania from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The GOP is providing figures for the date ranges ...

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In Kentucky, did one man beat up another man after they both bought the same woman's vote?
8 votes

Maybe. Official FBI Press Release of the convictions in 2010, there were eight defendants in total. From the Lexington Herald Leader: In one of those cases, vote-buyer Bobby Red Sams testified ...

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Was the Highlands Ranch shooting the 115th mass shooting in the US in 2019
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This claim seems to come from a compendium of definitions for mass shooting. The BBC could just be sourcing it directly from this Wikipedia entry, it's not really clear what the article is referencing ...

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Do companies sometimes sabotage their products before selling them?
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Snopes covers this study quite well, which points out it produces no actual evidence that Apple is doing anything of the sort. What the study has proven is that people may generally be a bit more ...

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Were men in the USA, from Muslim countries, required to register with the federal goverment?
4 votes

Mostly Yes, the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS). It was introduced in 2002 by Attorney General John Ashcroft. You can view his prepared remarks here: The second ...

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Have the ratings of right-wing talk radio hosts not been consistently established?
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The best answer I can come up with is probably not, i.e. the ratings are probably well-established.. Just looking at the Wikipedia source of most listened to radio programs, some of the entries in ...

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Did 304 US soldiers kill themselves in 2009 compared to 149 killed in Iraq?
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The Iraq KIA figures are supported by iCasualties.org, though I cannot determine what their sources are. A similar secondary source exists here, which provides data showing that 143 soldiers were ...

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