1. Mister Ed is Racist : snopes.com
Does an outtake from 'Mister Ed' capture the talking equine making a racist comment?
  ...Does an outtake from 'Mister Ed' capture the talking equine making a racist comment? David Mikkelson From the Archive Share -...
  ...Ed TV series captures the talking equine making a racist comment. Example: [Collected via e-mail, 2006] Comment: My friend told me that Mr. Ed...
  ...younger viewers' credulity too much to think that the folks behind Mister Ed, the 1960s sitcom based on the adventures of architect Wilbur Post and the...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:32:56 GMT http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/mistered.asp

2. Ed Koch on Anti-Semitism : snopes.com •••
Did former New York mayor Ed Koch deliver a radio address on anti-semitism?
  ...Check out this article Ed Koch. http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/edkoch.asp Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact Checks News Hot...
  ...Ed Koch Ed Koch Did former New York mayor Ed Koch deliver a radio address on anti-semitism? David Mikkelson From the Archive Share -...
  ...Former Mayor Ed Koch is a regular commentator on Bloomberg Radio. On 7 December 2002, Mr. Koch delivered a commentary on our "Bloomberg On the Weekend"...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:25:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/edkoch.asp

3. Viral Story on 'The Largest Number You Can Represent with Three Digits' Doesn't Check Out : snopes.com •••
A viral story claiming that Ed Trice got a standardized math test changed across the country is full of questionable aspects.
  ...http://www.snopes.com/common-core-ed-trice-999/ Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact Checks News Hot 25 Newsletter Archive...
  ...A viral story claiming that Ed Trice got a standardized math test changed across the country is full of questionable aspects. Dan Evon Updated: Mar...
  ..."Really, Mr. Trice, that's not appropriate ..." "Your daughter tried to correct her math teacher. The teacher explained why she was wrong, and she...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 12:01:24 GMT http://www.snopes.com/common-core-ed-trice-999/

4. Michael Phelps Wasn't Forced Out of Flag-Bearer Role in Rio : snopes.com •••
Two op-eds suggested Michael Phelps step aside as U.S. Olympic flag-bearer for fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, but no one demanded he do so "because he's white."
  ...Two op-eds suggested Michael Phelps step aside as U.S. Olympic team flag-bearer for fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, but no one demanded he do so "because he's...
  ...Did Mr. and Mrs. Stanford found Stanford University after ... Fact Check NBC No Evil Did NBC edit an interview with the family of a deceased Navy ......
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:36:04 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2016/08/08/michael-phelps-wasnt-...

5. Christmas Cards for Noah Biorkman : snopes.com •••
Noah Biorkman, a 5-year-old boy battling cancer, wants to receive Christmas cards?
  ...Ed Carter went to school together years ago. They keep in touch by email. She mentioned the early Christmas for her son in an email to Ed. Mrs....
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:27:39 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/medical/biorkman.asp

6. Michelle Obama Copied Her 2008 DNC Speech from Saul Alinsky : snopes.com •••
After Melania Trump was accused of plagiarizing Michelle Obama's 2008 DNC speech at the 2016 RNC, several sites claimed the FLOTUS plagiarized Saul Alinsky.
  ...raged thereafter on social media, where parodies and joke memes mocked Mrs. Trump's ostensible misstep. A number of creative defenses were proffered for...
  ...Gov. Chris Christie stating that only 7% of Melania's speech was identical to Mrs. Obama's: .@GovChristie: not plagiarism bc "93 percent of the speech...
  ...be ... reflect[ed] our values and aspirations" and was not expressing it as her own thought. As such, the plagiarism claim applied to Mrs. Obama was...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 12:01:46 GMT http://www.snopes.com/michelle-obama-copied-her-2008-...

7. Television Legends : snopes.com •••
Urban legends, myths, and stories about television.
  ...Frank Zappa was the son of the actor who played Mr. Greenjeans on Captain Kangaroo.* Captain Pugwash: British TV cartoon characters had sexually...
  ...The Ed Sullivan Show: During the Beatles' first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, crime rates plummeted all over the U.S. Family Matters: Jaleel...
  ...Mister Ed: An outtake from Mister Ed captures the talking equine making a racist comment. Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: Children's show host Fred...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:12:08 GMT http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/tv.asp

8. American Taliban : snopes.com •••
Did Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby write an opinion piece blaming John Walker Lindh's parents for their over-permissiveness?
  ...ran in the op-ed section of that newspaper on 13 December 2001. Yes, it appears that in regards to the factual content of the piece, Mr. Jacoby was...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:55:09 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/jacoby.asp

9. The Tale of the Arab Flight Crew : snopes.com •••
Photographs show an Airbus 340 that crashed into a wall during engine testing after technicians overrode a safety feature?
  ...What part ADAT played and what part Airbus made is not publicly clear," Mr Kaminski-Morrow said. "This will probably be the subject of Airbus internal...
  ...point the pedal brake was applied and the parking brake deactivated, said Mr Kaminski-Morrow. Finally, the steering wheel was turned to avoid crashing...
  ...Ed Koch Did former New York mayor Ed Koch deliver a radio address on ... Fact Check The Girl with the Poo Tattoo Rumor: A woman sued her...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:40:13 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/airplane/etihad.asp

10. Kurt Warner : snopes.com •••
NFL quarterback Kurt Warner married a woman with two children, one a paraplegic.
  ...So what happened to the stock boy and check out girl? Well, Mr. & Mrs. Kurt Warner, now live in St. Louis, where he is employed by the St. Louis Rams and...
  ...Was Mister Ed a horse? Fact Check Tulsa Crash Photographs show a motorcyclist who crashed into the back of a ... Copy the article link Send...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:24:28 GMT http://www.snopes.com/glurge/warner.asp

11. Radio & TV Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by category: Radio & TV
  ...Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett, and Michael Jackson all appeared on the 'Tonight Show' on the same day? Read More by David Mikkelson Jan 11, 2010 16...
  ...Son of Mr. Greenjeans Was Frank Zappa the son of TV's Mr. Greenjeans? Read More by David Mikkelson Jan 11, 2010 261 Fact Check Wondering...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:33:10 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/fact-radiotv/?page=3

12. Pop Rocks + Soda = DEATH : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Little Mikey of LIFE cereal fame died when he mixed Pop Rocks with soda.
  ...Replied Mrs. Gilchrist: "He just came home from school!" General Foods was battling "exploded kid" rumors as early as 1979, a scant four years after the...
  ...In the 1998 slasher classic Urban Legend, the folklore professor invites a co-ed to eat Pop Rocks and then down a soda. She refuses to do it because she...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:08:40 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/freakish/poprocks.asp

13. Are California Fruits Irrigated with Toxic Fracking Wastewater? : snopes.com •••
A number of social media and blog posts claimed that some California fruits were grown in toxic fracking-related or oil refinery wastewater.
  ...to the misinformation published in the L.A. Times." In one of her latest op-eds, Henry runs through a litany of what's wrong with [a] proposed bill [that...
  ...Further, they appear to be based on water sampling of Mr Smith using a type of sponge, which is a non-standard methodology and is not approved by any...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:09:32 GMT http://www.snopes.com/fruits-irrigated-fracking-wastewater/

14. Kim LaCapria, Author at Snopes.com •••
Posts written by Kim LaCapria, Author at Snopes.com
  ...was present at a Hillary Clinton rally, apparently neither the campaign nor Mrs. Clinton "invited" him to attend. Read More Aug 9, 2016 4K...
  ...Two op-eds suggested Michael Phelps step aside as U.S. Olympic flag-bearer for fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, but no one demanded he do so "because he's...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:13:14 GMT http://www.snopes.com/author/kim/?page=2

15. Philadelphia Fans Boo Santa Claus : snopes.com •••
Fans in Philadelphia once booed and threw snowballs at Santa Claus?
  ...Still, he had his limits. "When I finished, Mr. Mullen asked if I wanted to do it again the next year," Olivo says. "I told him, 'No way. If it doesn't...
  ...Levitt, Ed. "Santa's Bad Day." Oakland Tribune. 18 December 1969 (p. 37). Macnow, Glen and Anthony L. Gargano. The Great Philadelphia Fan Book....
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:17:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/holidays/christmas/santa/...

16. Script Error : snopes.com •••
A Facebook post about a student named Alyssa who was purportedly reprimanded for writing her name in cursive has gone viral.
  ...punishment was going to be... I mean, really??? What are you gonna do Mrs. Teacher? Suspend her from school for being 7 and able to write in cursive?...
  ...was reported to Facebook for nudity, separately saying the teacher "claim[ed Alyssa] can't write in cursive because the other students don't know how to...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:25:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/alyssa-cursive-writing/

17. Mike Nesmith Firecracker Injury : snopes.com •••
Did Monkee Mike Nesmith take up the guitar after a firecracker injured his hand?
  ...rock, and the sledgehammer came down on his hand instead of the rock. Because Mrs. Nesmith followed the beliefs of Christian Science, young Mike was not...
  ...Finn, Ed and T. Bone. The Monkees Scrapbook. San Francisco: Last Gasp, 1986. ISBN 0-86719-356-5 (p. 38). Massingill, Randi L. Total Control: The...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:31:35 GMT http://www.snopes.com/music/artists/nesmith2.asp

18. Muffle Bunny : snopes.com •••
Seventeen people were shot at Bunny Friend Playground in New Orleans, but the incident was not ignored by the media.
  ...— Mr T 2 (@GovtsTheProblem) December 2, 2015 Origins: On 30 November 2015 the web site Mad World News published an article titled "There Was A Giant...
  ..."giant mass shooting" at Bunny Friend Playground in New Orleans was "ignor[ed]" by the media: For the past week, the media has obsessed over the...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:37:48 GMT http://www.snopes.com/bunny-friend-playground-shooting/

19. A 'Harvard Study' Doesn't Disprove Racial Bias in Officer-Involved Shootings : snopes.com •••
The New York Times inaccurately reported an unvetted working paper as a Harvard study that disproved the claim black people are shot by police at a higher...
  ...of such accounts. But the results were largely the same whether or not Mr. Fryer used information from narratives by officers. Methodology was a matter...
  ...Real Sex Ed Rumor: A couple announced they have sex in front of their ... Fact Check Jet Scream Photograph shows military jets in formation...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:37:52 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2016/07/15/harvard-study-officer-...

20. Television Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by category: Television
  ...Did crime rates plummet during the Beatles' first appearance on the 'Ed Sullivan Show'? Read More by David Mikkelson Feb 10, 2014 146 Fact...
  ...Mr. Rogers' stolen car was returned after thieves realized it was his? Read More by David Mikkelson May 12, 2013 253 Fact Check The Telethon...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:41:26 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/facts/fact-...

21. Daraprim Price Hike Controversy : snopes.com •••
Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli attracted social media outrage over a huge, sudden price hike on the antimalarial drug Daraprim.
  ...drug company trying to gouge patients, it is us trying to stay in business," Mr. Shkreli said. He said that many patients use the drug for far less than...
  ...interspersed with conflicting comments, on Bloomberg indicating he "need[ed] to turn a profit on the drug," and on Twitter claiming that the increase was...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:44:54 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2015/09/21/daraprim/

22. Sharia Law Is Taking Over Your BEER? : snopes.com •••
The Obama administration didn't sue on behalf of Muslim truck drivers who refused to transport alcohol.
  ...Obama and/or his administration brought the lawsuit, the judgment "enforc[ed] Sharia law" upon the defendant company. Example: [Collected via e-mail,...
  ...and threatened with prosecution and in some cases lost their businesses. Mr. Obama, it is no wonder that many Americans think you are a Muslim and not a...
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 11:45:01 GMT http://www.snopes.com/obama-muslim-truck-drivers-lawsuit/



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