Search Results: Twitter
Summary  |  Headline Only

January 26, 2011 10:27 am ET filed under Blog

Pretending To Answer Constituents, Reps Issa. & McCarthy Respond To Heritage Foundation Instead

Continue reading

November 12, 2009 12:15 pm ET filed under Blog

CO State Senator Compares President Obama To 9/11 Terrorists

Colorado State Senator David Schultheis (R-Colorado Springs) recently took to Twitter to express his true feelings for President Obama.

Continue reading

June 23, 2009 3:48 pm ET filed under Blog

House Republicans Again Equate Politics To Violence

This is getting out of control.  As thousands of people are running for their lives in Iran, Republicans in the House continue to compare their own political situation to the violent protests in the streets of Iran.

Continue reading

June 19, 2009 12:45 pm ET filed under Fact Check

False Tweet Alert: Fred Thompson

In a June 19, 2009 tweet, Fred Thompson quoted a Jed Babbin column that appeared on the conservative site Human Events. The tweet criticizes President Obama reaction to Iran's election; however, conservative foreign policy icon Henry Kissinger claims "the president has handled this well."

Continue reading

June 17, 2009 4:46 pm ET filed under Fact Check

False Tweet Alert: Rep. Cantor Falsely Stated The Administration Has Been Silent On Iran

On June 17, 2009, House Minority Whip Eric Cantor posted a tweet claiming "Tehran violence is a horrible human tragedy. Administration silence is troubling." However, the administration has decried the violence in Iran while, at the same time, recognizing that U.S. meddling would serve as a boost to Anti-American forces within the country.

Continue reading

June 10, 2009 4:20 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Luntz Tweet Alert: Sen. Jim DeMint

On June 10, 2009, Senator Jim DeMint tweeted a Luntz talking point.

Continue reading

June 08, 2009 12:27 pm ET filed under Blog

College Republicans, Like Old Republicans, Think Twitter Will Solve Their Problems

College Republicans, like their party's representatives in Congress, think Twitter will lead them back to power.

Continue reading

June 03, 2009 3:28 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Misleading Tweet Alert: Conservatives For Patients Rights Reveals Only Partial Poll Findings

On June 3, 2009, Conservatives for Patients Rights (CPR) posted a completely misleading tweet.  CPR cited only partial findings from a poll that is over a month old as "proof" that Americans don't want the government involved in health care reform.  However, more recent polling totally contradicts their claim.

Continue reading

May 27, 2009 2:20 pm ET filed under Fact Check

False Tweet Alert: Gov. Sarah Palin

On May 27, 2009, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin tweeted that "Alaska's role is to provide domestic energy leading to less reliance on foreign sources." However, despite frequent Republican claims to the contrary, Alaska doesn't contain enough oil to have a significant impact on America's reliance on foreign sources.

Continue reading

May 13, 2009 6:24 pm ET filed under Blog

Rep. McHenry: Republicans Need Twitter And Facebook, Not Better Ideas

In the Heritage Foundation's weekly Conservative Bloggers Briefing, Rep. McHenry said the GOP needs to make better use of technology, but the principles of 1976 are still "solid."

Continue reading

May 11, 2009 4:57 pm ET filed under Fact Check

False Tweet Alert: Karl Rove

The Bush administration presided over the slowest period of employment growth in over half a century. But that's not stopping Karl Rove from attacking President Obama - on Twitter - over recent unemployment reports.

Continue reading

May 08, 2009 6:37 pm ET filed under Fact Check

False Tweet Alert: Sen. DeMint

On May 8, 2009, Sen. Jim DeMint wrote a post suggesting that the Employee Free Choice Act should be called the "Employee Intimidation Act." However, under current law, employers are the ones doing the intimidating.

Continue reading

May 05, 2009 11:53 am ET filed under Fact Check

False Tweet Alert: Rep. Pence

On May 5, 2009 at the American Energy Solutions Group's National Energy Summit, Rep. Mike Pence continued to spread the false statistic that a plan to cap carbon emissions will cost American families $3,100 a year. In fact, an EPA study of the Markey-Waxman bill estimates that it would only cost American households $150 per year.

Continue reading

April 22, 2009 12:53 pm ET filed under Fact Check

The Chamber Gets It Wrong... Again

On April 22, 2009, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce tweeted that, "Solis declines to endorse Card Check bill" and linked to an article that begins, "Labor Secretary Hilda Solis supports the Employee Free Choice Act."   This is pathetic.

Continue reading

April 15, 2009 11:51 am ET filed under Fact Check

Newt Gingrich: Terrorist Tweeter

Newt Gingrich: Terrorist Tweeter

Continue reading

of 1