1. Former Marine's Letter to Michelle Obama : snopes.com •••
A former Marine's open letter to Michelle Obama is frequently shared with misleading information.
  ...Check out this article Former Marine's Letter to Michelle Obama. http://www.snopes.com/marines-letter-michelle-obama/ Sent via snopes.com Send...
  ...Former Marine's Letter to Michelle Obama Marine Score A former Marine's open letter to Michelle Obama is frequently shared with misleading...
  ...or your husband today because of what you're doing to this country. Isn't it funny how the truth always reveals itself in time. You and your husband...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:52:36 GMT http://www.snopes.com/marines-letter-michelle-obama/

2. Marine Initiation Requirements : snopes.com •••
Must Marines in training murder a pet or family member to be admitted to the Corps?
  ...Must Marines in training murder a pet or family member to be admitted to the Corps? David Mikkelson From the Archive Share -...
  ...Claim: Marines in training must murder a pet or a family member to be admitted to the Corps. Examples: [Reader's Digest Cybersmiles, 2002]...
  ...SERVING WITH THE MARINE CORPS in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm, my husband, Darren, was selected for guard duty. One day he discovered that...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:41:52 GMT http://www.snopes.com/military/murderer.asp

3. Brian Chontosh -- Navy Cross : snopes.com •••
Did Marine Capt. Brian Chontosh receive the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism in Iraq?
  ...Did Marine Capt. Brian Chontosh receive the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism in Iraq? David Mikkelson From the Archive Share -...
  ...Claim: Marine Capt. Brian R. Chontosh of Rochester, New York, received the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism in Iraq. Example: [Lonsberry,...
  ...the Rochester Institute of Technology. Husband and about-to-be father. First lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. And a genuine hero. The...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:26:39 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/chontosh.asp

4. Pilot Refused to Let President Obama Board Helicopter Until He Saluted Marine : snopes.com •••
Video showing Obama boarding a helicopter without saluting a nearby Marine is shared with the unfounded claim that the pilot refused to let him stay aboard.
  ...Let President Obama Board Helicopter Until He Saluted Marine. http://www.snopes.com/obama-salute-marine-one-video/ Sent via snopes.com Send...
  ...Until He Saluted Marine Chopper Stopper A video showing President Obama boarding a helicopter without saluting a nearby Marine has been shared with...
  ...Was Cindy Sheehan's son, Casey, raised by her ex-husband after ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:42:45 GMT http://www.snopes.com/obama-salute-marine-one-video/

5. Condom Reef : snopes.com •••
Have scientists discovered a vast reef of floating condoms in the Pacific Ocean?
  ...Mason Froule, Australian marine biologist at his country's Oceanographic Laboratory Outpost on Macquarie Island, South Pacific, said the bizarre...
  ..."I suppose it would be funny if it didn't pose the hazard it does to marine life and navigation," Froule stated. "I pity any freighter, submarine, or...
  ...Richard Blum, the husband of Senator Dianne Feinstein, ... Fact Check In God We Still Trust Did radio stations shun the Diamond Rio song 'In God We...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:37:35 GMT http://www.snopes.com/risque/phallacies/reef.asp

6. Hillary Clinton: First Lady of the Lamp : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Hillary Clinton threw a lamp (or a book) at her husband in a fit of anger.
  ...Rumor: Hillary Clinton threw a lamp (or a book) at her husband in a fit of anger. David Mikkelson From the Archive Share -...
  ...Claim: Hillary Clinton threw a lamp (or a book) at her husband in a fit of anger. Origins: During Inaugural Week 1993, the hot gossip of the...
  ...A Marine named Shawn Vernon seeks help in locating a box of ... Fact Check Rainbow Grapes Photographs show multi-colored 'rainbow grapes.' Fact...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:52:10 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/lamp.asp

7. Hot Down Here : snopes.com •••
Widow receives misdirected email from her husband announcing he's arrived safely but it's 'sure hot down here.'
  ...Widow receives misdirected email from her husband announcing he's arrived safely but it's 'sure hot down here.' David Mikkelson From the Archive...
  ...Joke: Widow receives misdirected e-mail from her husband announcing "It sure is hot down here." Examples: [Collected on the Internet, 1998] Mr....
  ...A Marine named Shawn Vernon seeks help in locating a box of ... Fact Check Pantene Hair Products Causing Highlight Foils to Catch Fire? A Facebook...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:22:31 GMT http://www.snopes.com/humor/jokes/hot.asp

8. Soldier's Letter to John Kerry : snopes.com •••
A 'Soldier's Letter to Kerry' by Michael Connelly
  ...You even wrote a book that had a cover which mocked the heroism of the U.S. Marines who raised the flag on Iwo Jima. Our current crop of soldiers has a...
  ...letter" to the senator: A Marine In Iraq Responds to Senator John Kerry (The following letter was written by my husband, Aaron, who is currently...
  ...I am a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. I am currently on my second tour in Iraq, a tour in which I volunteered for. I speak Arabic and...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:07:01 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/kerry/connelly.asp

9. Loony Letters : snopes.com •••
Mischievous pieces of correspondence.
  ...Don't like your husband? This chain letter offers a way to trade up to something better. Humorous questionnaire is posted on McDonnell-Douglas web...
  ...Farm kid's letter home describes life as a Marine. Old lady who receives the gift of a radio from schoolkids pens an interesting 'thank you' letter....
  ...Discount store threatens to bar a family due to the husband's pranking. Teacher's letter home upbraids student for correcting him in class. Newspaper...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:02:54 GMT http://www.snopes.com/humor/letters/letters.asp

10. Ginger Rogers Dances with Her Great-Grandson? : snopes.com •••
Video clip shows 92-year-old Ginger Rogers dancing with her great-grandson?
  ...England, who relocated to Spain and took up salsa dancing after her husband died in 2003. Her partner in this clip is not her great-grandson but rather...
  ...However, her promising career was cut short when she met her late husband, David, and they married when she was 22. "I decided to give it all up...
  ...Marine Player Rumor: Actor Don Knotts was once the Marine Corps' 'most ... Fact Check Birthday Suited Boss is surprised by birthday party guests at...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:06:15 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/arts/salsadance.asp

11. Loony Letters Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by category: Loony Letters
  ...threatens to bar a family from shopping at one of their stores due to the husband's pranking. Read More by David Mikkelson Jan 12, 2015 2K...
  ...Marine Life Farm kid's letter home describes life as a Marine? Read More by David Mikkelson Oct 14, 2012 225 Fact Check Resign of the Times...
  ...A humorous chain letter about how to get a better husband. Read More by David Mikkelson Dec 27, 2008 27 Fact Check The Plane Truth Humorous...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:25:52 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/facts/fact-humor/fact-...

12. Einstein Switches Places with His Chauffeur : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Albert Einstein once switched places with his chauffeur.
  ...or Albert Einstein, but picking up a couple of Marines in exchange: As a benefits specialist in the Marines, I travel around delivering lectures on life...
  ...the corporal delivered my speech. As he ended his flawless performance, a Marine asked, "What do I pay for insurance after I leave the Corps?" My...
  ...Was Cindy Sheehan's son, Casey, raised by her ex-husband after ... Fact Check Yohana Ravelo Yohana Ravelo: missing child or Internet hoax? Copy the...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:16:45 GMT http://www.snopes.com/humor/jokes/chauffeur.asp

13. Yellowcake Uranium Removed from Iraq : snopes.com •••
Yellowcake uranium removed from Iraq in 2008 proved that Saddam Hussein was trying to restart Iraq's nuclear program?
  ...Plame engaged in a clear case of nepotism and convinced the CIA to send her husband on a fact finding mission in February 2002, seeking to determine if...
  ...Mr. Hussein was trying to purchase in Africa. What happened was that U.S. Marines stumbled across known stocks of uranium stored beneath the Tuwaitha...
  ...had uncovered anything new at the site. Instead, the official said, the Marines apparently broke U.N. seals designed to ensure the materials aren't...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:13:19 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/war/yellowcake.asp

14. Thomas Jefferson & the Barbary Wars : snopes.com •••
Thomas Jefferson sent the U.S. Navy to subdue Barbary pirates in the Mediterranean.
  ...(although the crew remained captive). In 1805, Lt. William Eaton led seven Marines and four hundred mercenaries to a decisive victory against the...
  ...on the shores of Tripoli (an action celebrated in the first line of the Marines' Hymn). The pasha of Tripoli soon agreed to release the American...
  ...Richard Blum, the husband of Senator Dianne Feinstein, ... Fact Check Shooting the Bull Planned disposal of one bull precipitates the shooting of...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:13:08 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/war/jefferson.asp

15. The World's Largest Family: 69 Children : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Photograph shows Valentina Vassilyeva posing with her 69 children.
  ...Valentina may hold the title of "The World's Most Prolific Mother," but her husband, Feodor Vassilyev, can boast of a larger parental achievement. The...
  ...Marine Wedding Photograph shows the wedding of a disfigured Marine. Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:17:00 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/people/vassilyeva.asp

16. Sweaters for Penguins : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Wildlife organizations have issued a plea for crafters to knit sweaters for oil-soaked penguins.
  ...teach students and others about the devastating effects marine and coastal pollution has on marine wildlife and the environment. Please know that we do...
  ...Rumor: Woman takes revenge on her cheating husband by ... Fact Check Silence Is Golden Is a litter of Golden Retriever puppies about to be...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:17:54 GMT http://www.snopes.com/critters/crusader/penguins.asp

17. NBC Removed a Reference to Christ? : snopes.com •••
Did NBC edit an interview with the family of a deceased Navy SEAL to remove a reference to Christ?
  ...from all three participants, including Kimberly Vaughn's mention of her husband's "love for Christ." Billy Vaughn is shown noting that his son "loved his...
  ...cut short the ending (thereby eliminating Kimberly Vaughn's mention of her husband's love for Christ), the evidence does not support the claim that NBC...
  ...Does a photograph show a U.S. Marine posing with Iraqi kids ... Fact Check A Bridge Too Far Photographs show a bridge that collapsed when movers...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:32:00 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/religion/vaughn.asp

18. Bruce Vincent : snopes.com •••
E-mail describes Bruce Vincent's encounter with President Bush in the White House
  ...pictures. She was then escorted outside to meet the President and board a Marine One helicopter waiting to whisk them off to the airport. For me,...
  ...for my family in a simple man-to-man, father-to-father, son-to-son, husband-to-husband, Christian-to-Christian prayerful embrace. He's not what I had...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 12:05:22 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/bush/vincent.asp

19. Kansas City Library : snopes.com •••
Photograph shows a library facade lined with giant-sized representations of books?
  ...René Angelil, husband of Celine Dion, has died of cancer at ... Fact Check Gator Done Photograph shows a 28-foot alligator captured in Florida? Fact...
  ...Does a photograph show a U.S. Marine posing with Iraqi kids ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:11:07 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/architecture/kclibrary.asp

20. E.J. Korvette -- Eight Jewish Korean War Veterans? : snopes.com •••
Did the E.J. Korvette chain take its name from a shortening of 'eight Jewish Korean veterans'?
  ...it was originally meant to be spelled with a "C" after the Canadian marine sub-destroyer, simply because I thought the name had a euphonious ring. When...
  ...The father of Chelsea Clinton's husband is a former ... Fact Check Death Spiral Chart shows eleven 'death spiral' states where more people are ......
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:13:06 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/names/ejkorvette.asp

21. Dead Body on Car : snopes.com •••
Drunk driver discovers body of little girl stuck to the front of his car.
  ...which he had forgotten. She went as far as the porch and fainted. Her husband got out of the car to see what was the matter. He saw an eight-year-old...
  ...as an "asmut" (apocryphal story much told) well known among the merchant marines: One such yarn led up to a question that was supposedly put to a...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:18:33 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/gruesome/bargrill.asp

22. Engagement Chicken : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Preparing 'Engagement Chicken' (a lemon and herb flavored roast chicken dish) will inspire your boyfriend to propose marriage to you.
  ...that a woman's prospects of marriage are dependent upon her reluctant husband-to-be's getting down on one knee and "popping the question" before any...
  ...Rumor: The father of a fallen Marine returned a condolence ... Fact Check Kanye West Has Kanye West been dropped as a Pepsi spokesman because of ......
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:20:20 GMT http://www.snopes.com/weddings/newlywed/...

23. Is John McCain a natural-born citizen of the U.S.? : snopes.com •••
Does John McCain not qualify as a natural-born citizen of the U.S. because he was born in Panama?
  ...Pilot Refused to Let President Obama Board Helicopter Until He Saluted Marine Video showing Obama boarding a helicopter without saluting a ... Fact...
  ...Woman who advertises on Craigslist for a rich husband receives ... Fact Check Coffin Protest Photograph shows flag-draped coffins arrayed around the...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:26:49 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/mccain/citizen.asp

24. Ronald Reagan Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by tag: Ronald Reagan
  ...Reagan continued his vacation after the 1983 terrorist attack on a U.S. Marines barrack in Beirut. Read More by Dan Evon Mar 25, 2016 1K Fact...
  ...first lady was a celebrity in her own right and trusted adviser to her husband, Ronald Reagan. Read More by Brooke Binkowski Mar 6, 2016 1K...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:32:46 GMT http://www.snopes.com/tag/ronald-reagan/

25. Jane Fonda Betrayed American POWs : snopes.com •••
The long-standing claim that Jane Fonda turned smuggled messages from U.S. POWs over to their North Vietnamese captors is false.
  ...of some of the men she met with to provide them with updates about their husbands.) None of the POWs who met with Jane Fonda had any need to resort to...
  ...Fonda is just malarkey," said Edison Miller, 73, of California, a former Marine Corps pilot held more than five years. Miller was among seven POWs who...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:41:18 GMT http://www.snopes.com/military/fonda.asp

26. Car Thief Dies in Earthquake : snopes.com •••
After the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, a car thief was found crushed to death in the vehicle he'd stolen.
  ...a crushed fender. One version had the police arriving to tell a woman her husband's body had been found because they assumed he, not the thief, was the...
  ...Rumor: President Obama had a Marine staff sergeant relieved ... Fact Check Porterhouse Flake Rumor: Republican South Carolina state Senator Thomas...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:42:08 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/freakish/quake.asp

27. For Your Eyes Only : snopes.com •••
Was one of the women in the James Bond film 'For Your Eyes Only' formerly a guy?
  ...still considered male). In 1989 she married Elias Fattal in London, but her husband left her shortly after the honeymoon and the marriage was annulled by...
  ...Must Marines in training murder a pet or family member to be ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:43:51 GMT http://www.snopes.com/movies/films/bondgirl.asp

28. Martial Law Plot : snopes.com •••
A truck cargo of road signs revealed a government plot to impose martial law?
  ...received a call from her cousin last week. The cousin lives in Ohio and her husband is a truck driver for Wal-Mart. It seems he was driving a load early...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:47:23 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/conspiracy/martialsigns.asp

29. Clinton Body Bags : snopes.com •••
Decades-old political rumor claims Bill Clinton quietly did away with several dozen people who possessed incriminating evidence about him.
  ...suit against Clinton, but she never claimed that Clinton had her husband killed. 6. Hershell Friday — Clinton fund-raiser. His plane exploded....
  ...died in a helicopter crash on 19 May 1993. These four were members of Marine Helicopter Squadron One, the unit responsible for transporting the...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 11:20:33 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/bodycount.asp



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