Archive for October 23rd, 2020

Flashback: Politifacts’ 2009 “Lie of the Year”

October 23, 2020

Remember Obama’s infamous line: “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it … and, your family’s annual healthcare costs will go down by $2,500″
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Biden oft repeated the line when selling ObamaCare … and, reprised it in the primaries when fending off opponents’ Medicare-for-All promises.

Last night , in the final presidential debate, Biden repeated the claim, emphasizing that no one lost their private health insurance under Obamacare.

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So,what’s the rub?

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Biden asked Trump to do something … and, he did!

October 23, 2020

Re: fracking … even CNN says Biden was lying.

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During the debate, Trump pressed Biden on fracking.

Biden claimed: “I never said that I was opposed to fracking.”

Trump countered: “Joe, you said it on tape.”

Biden: Show the tape – put it on your web site.on his website.

Here it is, Joe …

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What are the pollsters who got 2016 right saying about the election?

October 23, 2020

There are 2 pollsters who are generally credited with getting the 2016 election right: IBD/TIFF and the Trafalgar Group.

The Trafalgar Group leans right, emphasizes state polls & predictions (especially the swing states) and claims to have a magic sauce that elicits replies from the “shy Trump voters”.

Here’s what Trafalgar is currently reporting:

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Here’s how to read the chart and what it means…

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Oct. 23: C-19 Data Dashboard

October 23, 2020

228,282 Deaths-to-Date

815 Daily New Deaths  (peak 2,824 April 21)
> 7-day average 799     (peak 2.229 April 23)

68,445  New Cases
> 7-day average  57,619

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Details below…

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