Category: Fact Checks

ADF conceals dark truth about Australia’s involvement in Middle East

left unsaid is the legality and morality of the conflict we were involved in, the irreparable damage done to innocent civilians who will remain strangers to us and the carnage left behind.

It’s hard to believe that, over three years, with 2,400 bombs, we allegedly took the lives of only eight people, including two children, and devastated their immediate family and friends.

It is worth noting the report published by NPR on 19 December 2017 that

‘… figures obtained by NPR from the Mosul morgue put the number of civilians killed [by the coalition, Iraqi forces or ISIS] at over 5,000. That is likely more than the number of ISIS fighters believed to have been in Mosul and presumed dead.’

The report also noted that

‘… months of vicious fighting – the battle started in October 2016 and ended in July 2017 – left destruction so extensive that U.S. commanders compare it to the World War II battle for Stalingrad.’

 

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The definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.

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Trump Just Briefed Top Military Leaders on a Totally Insane Conspiracy Theory

Apparently in this new era of alternative facts, the fact checkers have become America’s greatest enemy. President Trump’s ongoing war against the media escalated today, when he suggested that the press was maliciously covering up terrorist attacks in foreign countries to make him look bad.   “You’ve seen what happened in Paris, and Nice. All […]

Source: Trump Just Briefed Top Military Leaders on a Totally Insane Conspiracy Theory

Fact check: Was Labor responsible for ‘a record deficit’? – Fact Check – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Was the previous Labor government responsible for a record deficit as Mathias Cormann suggests? ABC Fact Check runs the numbers.

Source: Fact check: Was Labor responsible for ‘a record deficit’? – Fact Check – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Fact check: Do most negative gearers earn a modest income? – Fact Check – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Scott Morrison says the vast majority of Australians who use negative gearing earn modest incomes. ABC Fact Check investigates.

Source: Fact check: Do most negative gearers earn a modest income? – Fact Check – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Fact Check: Will India stop importing coal? Is ice more addictve than other drugs? Are restaurants closing because of Sunday penalty rates?

FactCheck Q&A: Will India no longer buy Australian coal?

FactCheck: is ice more dangerous and addictive than any other illegal drug?

FactCheck Q&A: are a lot of cafes and restaurants closing because of Sunday penalty rates?