Actions and Words, Trump. Actions and Words.

Actions speak louder than words. We've all been told that a million times. It's a truism because it's actually true. When our words and our deeds conflict with one another, the words are meaningless. Donald Trump has never learned this lesson, apparently. Example #1: … [Read more...]

No, Ben Carson Did Not Find Half a Trillion in Lost HUD Money

If you pay attention to the right-wing "news" sites and blogosphere, you'd think that Ben Carson became HUD Secretary and almost immediately found half a trillion dollars in lost money at the agency. Not a word of that is even in the ballpark of being true, however. Media Matters offers a few examples: … [Read more...]

Conway: People with ‘Poison Keyboards’ are Attacking Me

Baghdad Kellyanne Conway has gone from lying to whining about all those terrible people with "poison keyboards" who criticize her for her dishonest and inane defenses of Trump. And it's just so terrible, you guys, because she didn't ask for it. … [Read more...]

Al Franken Proves O’Reilly a Liar

Here's one of my favorite videos of all time. It's All Franken and Bill O'Reilly on a panel at a book convention. Franken nails O'Reilly for repeatedly claiming that Inside Edition had won two Peabody Awards. Then he lied and claimed that he'd never said it won those awards. … [Read more...]

Bakker: Conservatives Never Protested Obama!

Exactly how out of touch with reality -- or how much of a brazen liar -- is televangelist con man Jim Bakker? He told his audience that conservatives never protested Barack Obama during the eight years he was in the White House. Seriously. He said that. … [Read more...]

Conway Wants Democrats to Stop People from Protesting

After the protests demanding that Donald Trump release his tax returns on Saturday, they sent out Baghdad Kellyanne Conway to tell Democratic leaders that they should tell people to stop protesting because Trump won the election. I'll take non sequiturs for $1000, Alex. … [Read more...]

Spicer’s Absurd Talking Point on the White House Visitor Logs

While waiting for a doctor's appointment on Monday, the TV was showing Sean Spicer's daily press briefing. He was being questioned about the Trump administration's decision to keep visitor logs secret and his key talking point, which he repeated over and over again no matter what the question was, is quite absurd. … [Read more...]

Donald Trump and the Art of the Non Sequitur

Saturday saw nationwide protests demanding that Donald Trump release his tax returns, something he repeatedly promised to do and then, after being elected, said he wouldn't. Naturally, he took to Twitter to make two completely disconnected statements on the issue. … [Read more...]

Pruitt Lies About Paris Climate Change Agreement

Trump's anti-environment EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt, is urging him to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris accords, an international agreement to reduce carbon emissions in order to minimize the damage of global warming. Naturally, he had to lie in the process because, well, it's the Trump administration. … [Read more...]

Trump Lies Through Another Interview

Donald Trump's interview with Maria Bartiromo of the Fox Business Network was the usual litany of lies, most of them ones that he's said many times before, had proven to be lies, yet continues to repeat them over and over again. The Washington Post factchecks them yet again. … [Read more...]

Budget Director: Trump’s Debt Claims Were ‘Hyperbole’

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney did an interview on CNBC and was asked about Donald Trump's repeated claim that he would pay off the national debt if he got 8 years in office. In reality, the debt is going to go up massively. A few examples of Trump making the promise to either pay it off or pay it down: … [Read more...]

Trump Caught Lying About Knowing Bannon

Here's one thing I didn't notice in what Donald Trump told a NY Post reporter in trying to downplay the role that Steve Bannon played in his campaign. He not only said that he came to the campaign late (true) but that he didn't know prior to that. … [Read more...]