Monday, August 23, 2010

E-mail Hysteria: More Lies about the Health Care Law

Some folks just make stuff up—the facts be damned.

The new health care law, for example, has been subjected to a misinformation campaign, most of it by the right-wing noise machine. 

Thus a recent email that assures gullible readers of a new real estate tax that will penalize everyone who sells real estate, all to pay for (heavens!) health care.

Unfortunately for the fear-mongers, the facts are different, so different that PolitiFact rated the email claims as "Pants on Fire," a category reserved for especially egregious lies.

As we said, some folks would rather lie that check the facts. Read the full story here.

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