Oct 132016

Just the facts daily researches extensively various topics in debates, on websites etc. and presents the truth or falsity of each one complete with the evidence as to why the item or claim or statement is wrong or right.

  • Federal Government’s 2017 Fiscal Shortfall Is 74% Worse Than Reported Budget Deficit
    by justfacts on 2018-03-07 at 16:17

    By James D. Agresti March 7, 2018 The federal government reported a budget deficit of $666 billion for its 2017 fiscal year, but a new comprehensive accounting published by the U.S. Treasury shows that federal finances deteriorated by $1,157 billion … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Media Misinformation About Arming Teachers
    by justfacts on 2018-02-27 at 12:56

    By James D. Agresti February 27, 2018 Misinformation can be deadly, especially when it comes to issues like school shootings. This is because it can build support for policies that increase fatalities and generate opposition to reforms that can save … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • How Often Do Citizens Use Guns to Stop Violence?
    by justfacts on 2018-02-23 at 15:54

    By James D. Agresti February 23, 2018 In a New York Times column entitled “How to Reduce Shootings,” Nicholas Kristof writes, “It is true that guns are occasionally used to stop violence. But contrary to what the National Rifle Association … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Government Spending on Higher Education Reaches an All-Time High
    by justfacts on 2018-02-13 at 01:23

    By Stuart Shepard and James D. Agresti February 12, 2018 It’s a common theme in the news media: Education needs more money. Always. In keeping with that storyline, a recent Washington Post article about higher education reports: To the alarm … Continue reading &rarr […]

  • Government-Mandated Benefits Suppress Workers’ Wages
    by justfacts on 2018-02-05 at 14:13

    By James D. Agresti February 5, 2018 Shortly before he was sworn in as the governor of New Jersey, Democrat Phil Murphy, a former Goldman Sachs executive, said: This state, under the current leadership, has gotten into the belief that … Continue reading &rarr […]

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