Entries by James D. Agresti

Elon Musk is Right and the NY Times is Wrong About Illegal Voting By Non-Citizens

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In a recent trio of posts to X, Elon Musk wrote that (1) illegal immigrants “are not prevented from voting in federal elections,” (2) “you don’t need government-issued ID to vote,” and (3) Democrats “are importing voters.” To rebut those statements, the New York Times published an article by Jim Rutenberg and Kate Conger claiming that Musk is “spreading election misinformation” about “illegal voting by noncitizens” and echoing a “conspiracy theory” spread by Donald Trump. While Musk’s words are imprecise, the gist of what he wrote is correct, and the Times is categorically wrong.

Joe Biden’s Email Alias Escorted Phone Numbers of Top U.S. Officials to Hunter

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Authenticated documents from Hunter Biden’s laptop reveal that Joe Biden had several email aliases, such as: Peter Henderson: 67stingray@gmx.com Robin Ware: robinware456@gmail.com Robert L. Peters: Robert.L.Peters@pci.gov The last of those addresses was a government account, as evidenced by the domain “pci.gov”. On June 7, 2015, Kathy Chung, a government-paid assistant of then-Vice President Biden, sent […]

Hard Evidence Warranting the Impeachment of Joe Biden

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Overview In a staggering act of journalistic deceit, the New York Times is reporting that Republicans launched an impeachment inquiry into Joe Biden without any “evidence of financial wrongdoing or corruption by the president.” Similar statements have been made by a massive array of media outlets and Democrat politicians. In reality, overwhelming proof of Joe Biden’s corruption and wrongdoing […]

Four Underused Tools to Stop School Shootings

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In the aftermath of school shootings, media outlets often amplify calls for gun control while ignoring or spurning evidence-based ways to protect students. Here are four life-saving tools they are missing or dismissing. Shatter-Resistant Entryways As documented in the academic journal Victims & Offenders, an “immediate and economical” way to protect students “is to tighten” […]

Krugman’s Accounting of the National Debt is Jailworthy

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The national debt has risen at a blistering pace over recent decades and is now higher than any era of the nation’s history—even when adjusted for inflation, population growth, and economic growth (GDP). Denying this reality, Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman recently wrote two columns for the New York Times in which he claimed that […]

The Border Is Less Secure Than Ever, and the Implications Are Deadly

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During a recent hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee, Congressman Dan Bishop (R–NC) asked Homeland Security Director Alejandro Mayorkas, “Do you continue to maintain that the border is secure?” Mayorkas replied, “Yes, and we are working day in and day out to enhance its security.” Contradicting that claim, objective measures show that the border is less secure than […]

As Murders Soar, FBI Buries the Data

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Overview Based on a misunderstanding of new FBI data, NewsNation is reporting that 14,677 murders occurred in the U.S. during 2021, a supposedly large decline from 2020. In reality, that figure is far from complete, and comprehensive records from death certificates show that about 24,493 people were murdered in 2021. This is about: 1,000 more murders than in 2020. […]

Electric Cars Are Not “Zero-Emission Vehicles”

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While praising California’s decision to ban the sale of new gasoline-powered cars by 2035, Governor Gavin Newsom declared that this will require “100% of new car sales in California to be zero-emission vehicles” like “electric cars.” In reality, electric cars emit substantial amounts of pollutants and may be more harmful to the environment than conventional […]

The “Inflation Reduction Act” Will Do Almost Nothing That Joe Manchin Says It Will

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Editors Note: The following is an excellent analysis of this atrocious piece of legislation. While the “devil is in the details”, we cannot forget that our own Senator, Krysten Sinema, and Joe Manchin are the two people that previously held the line against Build Back Better, only to cave on a slightly less expensive version. […]

Smoking Gun: Newly Discovered Emails Confirm Joe Biden Obstructed Justice For His Son’s Foreign Business Deal

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Editors’ Note: This is a long article but worth reading. It documents the enormity of the criminal activity of Hunter Biden and then Vice-President Joe Biden. This will ultimately be part of the Biden record but with suppression of this evidence and documentation, the media and all areas of the Executive branch continue to protect […]

There’s No Objective Evidence the Federal “Assault Weapons” Ban Saved Lives

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For the children we can save,” declared President Biden on June 2, “we should reinstate the assault weapons ban and high-capacity magazines that we passed in 1994.” To support this claim, Biden alleged: And in the 10 years it was law, mass shootings went down. But after Republicans let the law expire in 2004 and those weapons […]

Federal Fiscal Shortfall Nears $1 Million Per Household

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The U.S. Treasury has published a major report revealing that the federal government has amassed $124.1 trillion in debts, liabilities, and unfunded obligations. To place this shortfall in perspective, it equates to: $955,407 for every household in the U.S. 29 times annual federal revenues. 86% of the combined net worth of all U.S. households and nonprofit organizations, including all […]

Coming To Grips With the Facts About Masks

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Allegations that “masks work” and “don’t cause harm” have been enforced by governments and corporations around the world for more than 18 months through arrests, firings, censorship, fines, and denial of access to schools, supermarkets, hospitals, streets, and other public spaces. This has made it virtually impossible for many people to live without complying with […]

Genuine Facts About Omicron, Delta, Naturally Acquired Immunity, and Vaccines

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Given the recent outbreak of the Omicron variant and much still unknown about it, the facts surrounding the Delta variant provide a cautionary tale of how misinformation about SARS-CoV-2 variants provides cover for people who have caused widespread harm and countless deaths. Government officials and media outlets have often blamed the Delta variant—and are preemptively blaming the Omicron variant—for: […]

How Important Are Illegal Immigrants to Elections?

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In 2012, what portion of non-citizens in the U.S. were registered to vote in violation of laws that prohibit non-citizens from voting in U.S. elections? What do you think?  One percent, five percent, maybe 10%.  Maybe enough for election integrity laws? The correct answer is a whopping 20%? Laws in all 50 states generally forbid […]

Covid-19 Is Not a “Pandemic of the Unvaccinated”

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On Friday, September 17, the CDC published a study that refutes the common claim that Covid-19 is a “pandemic of the unvaccinated.” Coauthored by more than 50 MD’s and Ph.D.’s, the study contains data on the vaccine status of adults hospitalized with Covid-19 at 21 U.S. hospitals across 18 states during March to August of […]

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Masks, and the Deadly Falsehoods Surrounding Them

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In a terse essay titled “Science and Dictatorship,” Albert Einstein warned that “Science can flourish only in an atmosphere of free speech.” And on his deathbed, Einstein cautioned, “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted in important affairs.” With reckless disregard for both of those principles, powerful government officials and big tech […]

How Do Texas And Florida Rank on Covid?

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If you were to take a guess, where would Florida and Texas rank, in terms of their response to Covid? Would they be in the upper third, middle, or lower third? The answer is the middle third. Since the outset of the pandemic, 1 out of every 540 people in Florida has been killed by […]

What Portion Of The “American Rescue Plan” of 2021 Was Devoted To Funding The Police?

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Correct Answer? 0%, nothing , zero, zilch, nada At two recent White House press conferences, Biden Press Secretary Jen Psaki declared that Republicans defunded the police because they did not vote for the “American Rescue Plan” of 2021. This law, which was passed by Democrats without any Republican votes, does not mention “police,” “law enforcement,” […]

How Many Species Have Gone Extinct?

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Editors’ Note:  Not many people keep a scorecard on the veracity of public statements.  If they did, they would find that most predictions from government and private organizations concerning “the environment” have a poor track record.  Many are based on faulty computer modeling and many tend to the hyperbolic to encourage fundraising or political action. […]

The NAACP’s Counterfactual Claim About Racial Inequity in Police Stops

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In a recent Newsweek article, senior reporter Jason Lemon alleges there is “significant data showing” that the U.S. is plagued by “systemic racism.” As evidence of this, he claims the “NAACP found that from 2017 to 2020, Black men were five times more likely than white people to be stopped by law enforcement without a […]

Scientific Survey Shows Voters Across the Political Spectrum Are Ideologically Deluded

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During the late 1800s when the renowned scientist Louis Pasteur was trying to overturn the medical community’s deadly belief that germs are not communicable, he wrote: “The greatest aberration of the mind is to believe a thing to be, because we desire it.” The results of a scientific survey conducted just after the 2020 presidential […]

Questions about the Minimum Wage Hike

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Which is greater: The average money spent by poor households on sweets or the average extra income they would receive by doubling the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour? Correct Answer Spending on Sweets The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that doubling the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15.00 an hour would raise […]

Visa Overstays Don’t Negate the Benefits of Border Barriers

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Editors’ note: This article appeared in 2019 in Just Facts Daily. With the current illegal alien invasion at the border created by the new administration in less than two months, James D. Agresti’s piece from two years ago is more timely now than then. ***** Other than their mode of entry to the United States, […]

The New York Times’ Brazenly False “Fact Check” About Trump’s Impeachment Trial

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The New York Times has published a “fact check“ by Linda Qui declaring that Donald Trump’s lawyers “made a number of inaccurate or misleading claims” during the Senate impeachment trial. In reality, much of the article consists of flagrant falsehoods propagated by Qui and the Times. “Inciting Violence” With regard to Trump’s speech on the […]

PolitiFact Warps Reality About Left-Wing Activist Inciting Capitol Riot

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A PolitiFact article written by Bill McCarthy declares “there’s no proof that” a left-wing anti-Trump activist named John Sullivan incited rioting at the U.S. Capitol. As a result of this claim, Facebook flagged and reduced distribution of a post which accused Sullivan of doing so. However, video footage indisputably proves that Sullivan encouraged people to […]

USA Today & Facebook Use Slanderous “Fact Check” to Suppress Facts About Illegal Voting By Non-Citizens

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This article was originally published by JustFactsDaily on November 24, 2020 A “fact check” by USA Today is defaming a Ph.D.-vetted study by Just Facts that found non-citizens may have cast enough illegal votes for Joe Biden to overturn the lawful election results in some key battleground states. The article, written by USA Today’s Chelsey Cox, contains 10 […]

CNN Butchers the Facts on Late-Term Abortions

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This article was originally published by JustFactsDaily on October 12, 2020 In a so-called “fact check” of the vice-presidential debate between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris, CNN reporter Caroline Kelly presents a barrage of disinformation that hides the realities of late-term abortion and the agenda of the Biden–Harris campaign. During the debate, Pence stated that […]