What PolitiFact READERS think is the biggest lie of the year

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  1. Billy000
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    I have a great deal of respect for PolitiFact, so I will not try and argue against their lie of the year.

    However, what's interesting is what the users think. PolitiFact took a poll of what users think was the biggest lie of the year. Here are the results:

    http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/article/2011/dec/20/lie-year-2011-readers-poll-results/

    Most of the respondants agree that the biggest lie of the year is:

    "The economic stimulus created "zero jobs." -- The National Republican Senatorial Committee and other Republicans"

    What is also telling is that the other big responses were lies coming from Republican candidates.

    Have they no integrity?
     
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    :lol: Good stuff.
     
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    Obviously not, the readers of Politifact are obviously hacks.
     
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    FACT-1: Medicare is bankrupt. Its fucking DEAD as of 2017.

    FACT-2: You can't say fucking Medicare is DEAD.
     
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    Fact....Medicare and Social Security wouldn't be in a bind if it weren't for Congress stealing from the fund.

    Fact....If Congress had not stolen from the fund we wouldn't be $15 trillion in debt.
     
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    Coulda...woulda...shoulda...Medicare is still fucking bankrupt...
    We need the Bush tax cuts to end. We need to tax Medicare benefits. We need to put limits on Medicare like real insurance (max lifetime benefit), etc.

    There are lots of ways to save Medicare & SS, the Debt Commission, Simpson-Bowles, etc.

    Congress needs to stop whining and get busy, or they will get fired in November.
     
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    Correction, Medicare would still be in a Bind, Sky Rocketing costs assure that.

    If congress had not stolen it from the Fund, they would have Borrowed it somewhere else. Don't kid yourself, They love to spend.
     
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    Well, this tells me this is going to be a great thread. :cuckoo::cuckoo:
     
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    The left just can't stand it that politifact stomped down hard on one their biggest talking point lie..

    and they are NOT GOING TO TAKE IT, by golly:lol:
     

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