1. snopes.com: Mister Ed is Racist
Does an outtake from 'Mister Ed' capture the talking equine making a racist comment?
  ...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...
  ...from a 1961 episode showing a young black actress taking her leave of Mister Ed with the parting words "I better get out of here," to which the sardonic...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:45:22 GMT http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/mistered.asp

2. snopes.com: Ed Koch on Anti-Semitism •••
Did former New York mayor Ed Koch deliver a radio address on anti-semitism?
  ...Home --> Politics --> Soapbox --> Ed Koch Ed Koch Claim: Former New York mayor Ed Koch delivered a radio address on anti-semitism. Example:...
  ...Origins: Ed Koch, mayor of New York City from 1978 to 1989, was a regular commentator on Bloomberg Radio until his death in 2013. On 7 December 2002, he...
  ...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"...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:30:19 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/edkoch.asp

3. snopes.com: USS Abraham Lincoln Letter •••
Officer aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln describes difficulties with ship's humanitarian mission in Sumatra.
  ...By Ed Stanton It has been three weeks since my ship, the USS Abraham Lincoln, arrived off the Sumatran coast to aid the hundreds of thousands of...
  ...Origins: Ed Offley, editor of the DefenseWatch magazine at SFTT.org, where the piece cited above was originally published, wrote to tell us: I am writing...
  ...Mr. Stanton. Defensewatch has since published an editorial by another USS Abraham Lincoln officer who disclaims the opinions expressed in the...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:14:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/lincoln.asp

4. snopes.com: Edible Arrangements Funds Hamas? •••
Does Edible Arrangements fund the terrorist organization Hamas?
  ...on your website, Blue MauMau. The article is false and defamatory of Mr. Farid and the Farid Foundation, and we demand an inunediate and complete...
  ...The article has been deliberately written to falsely accuse Mr. Farid and the Farid Foundation of supporting the illegal acts of alleged terrorist...
  ...time ago, the Anti-Defamation League responded that such "allegations lack[ed] context and nuance and [the accuser] [did] not offer any clear evidence to...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:44:39 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/...

5. snopes.com: American Taliban •••
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...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:33:50 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/jacoby.asp

6. snopes.com: Former Navy SEAL Rebukes Obama •••
Navy SEAL rebukes President Obama over the various aspects of the killing of Osama bin Laden. Is it legitimate and accurate criticism?
  ...Yet now that it is useful, you Mr. President, continue to refer to the event as if it were YOU and you alone which accomplished the worthy task of...
  ...verifiable statement is the following: Yet now that it is useful, you Mr. President, continue to refer to the event as if it were YOU and you alone which...
  ...is not accurate. First of all, it is not true that President Obama "attempt[ed] to stop or delay Bin Laden's demise." In fact, what "reliable sources"...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:44:15 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/navyseal.asp

7. snopes.com: Yellowcake Uranium Removed from Iraq •••
Yellowcake uranium removed from Iraq in 2008 proved that Saddam Hussein was trying to restart Iraq's nuclear program?
  ...Outraged by Bush's insistence that the claim was true, Wilson wrote an op-ed in the New York Times in the summer of 2003 slamming Bush. Wilson did this...
  ...to that country to investigate; later, on 6 July 2003, Wilson wrote an op-ed piece published in the New York Times ("What I Didn't Find in Africa")...
  ...in a now discredited section of his 2003 State of the Union address, that Mr. Hussein was trying to purchase in Africa. What happened was that U.S....
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:35:31 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/war/yellowcake.asp

8. snopes.com: Citgo / Petro Express •••
E-mails urge Americans to buy/not buy Citgo brand gasoline.
  ...that she had told him "she is going to put up her tent again in front of Mr. Danger's ranch." In some of his strongest recent comments aimed at...
  ...because he dared to stand up to the U.S. Excerpts from two U.S. newspaper Op-Ed pieces of that period illustrated this dichotomy: [Corrales, 2006] Hugo...
  ...to accountability and limits on presidential power, the picture grows dark. Mr. Chávez has achieved absolute power over all state institutions that might...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:43:49 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/gasoline/citgo.asp

9. snopes.com: Pop Rocks Death •••
Did Little Mikey of LIFE cereal fame die when he mixed Pop Rocks with soda pop?
  ...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...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:13:22 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/freakish/poprocks.asp

10. snopes.com: The Jogger's Billfold •••
Did a jogger unwittingly commit a theft?
  ...This is supposed to be a true story. A man, we'll call him Mr. Jones, is riding to work on the subway in New York City and there's this guy who keeps...
  ...thief" motif appearing in such tales since the early 1900s. (Visit our Pocket(ed) Watch, Stolen Biscuits, and Gun-Toting Grannies pages for other legends...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:17:23 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/safety/wallet.asp

11. snopes.com: Mike Nesmith Firecracker Injury •••
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...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:17:43 GMT http://www.snopes.com/music/artists/nesmith2.asp

12. snopes.com: Rescuing Richard Nixon •••
Did a good samaritan once rescue a drowning Richard Nixon?
  ..."I'll personally hand it to you," said Mr. Clinton. "I'd like a pair of Nike Air Turbos," the second boy said. "I'll buy them myself and give them to...
  ...Ford, Ed and Harry Hershfield and Joe Laurie, Jr. Cream of the Crop. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1947 (p. 42). Reuters. "North Korean General Cracks...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:25:46 GMT http://www.snopes.com/humor/jokes/nixon.asp

13. snopes.com: Stolen Watch •••
Did a professor unwittingly commit a theft?
  ...has been around far longer than most of our readers! The story written by Mrs. Davis in the Stockton Record, of an automobilist who picked up a man on...
  ...Unlike tales involving a theft of money, some variations of The "Pocket(ed) Watch" result in the victim-turned-thief's failing to end up with another's...
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:28:14 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/safety/watch.asp

14. snopes.com: Philadelphia Fans Boo Santa Claus •••
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....
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:36:49 GMT http://www.snopes.com/holidays/christmas/santa/...



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