iOS app Android app More
March 27, 2015

The Top Laughably Wrong Military and Veterans Talking Points From GOP Candidates

On Ted Cruz's presidential campaign website, as the first bullet point under his positions and record on national security and the military, Cruz states that he "[o]pposed the Obama Administration's dangerous deal with Iran that would allow Iran to pursue nuclear weapons." By "deal with Iran that would allow Iran to pursue nuclear weapons," he means the deal that would end, in a matter of months, Iran's ability to develop nuclear weapons that they would use to threaten the entire world. It occurred to us at that there will be a lot of statements from conservative candidates for president that range from "fudged" to "completely wrong." Most of these statements are easy to predict. So, as a public service, here's a cheat sheet for you, so when you hear those statements, you know why they're just not right.

Germanwings Co-Pilot Hid Evidence Of Illness From Employers


400-600 Pieces Of Human Remains Recovered... Motive For Crashing Plane Unknown...


Harry Reid Chuck Schumer
MANDEL NGAN via Getty Images

More Politics
Dem Trolls Cotton.. Jeb, Walker Double-Talk.. Spectacular Paul Crash.. KKK Leader Hit.. Female Pres?

Man Who Was On Date During East Village Explosion Now Missing


25 Injured, 2 Missing... PHOTOS: Flames Consume Structure...

Ferguson Mayor Thinks DOJ Report Put Too Much Focus On Race

James Knowles
Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

The Stats On Women In Tech Are Actually Getting Worse

Tech Women

More Tech
Eric Schmidt And Women.. Tinder Hack.. Apple Trade-In.. Google CFO.. Periscope Explained.. Uber

Drone Captures East Village Explosion Aftermath From The Sky

Explosion Aerial Footage
Saxon Eldridge

Ted Cruz's First Campaign Stop Hosted By Conspiracy Buff Who Wants Obama Arrested

Jack Kimball New Hampshire

Uber, Standard Hotel Step Up To Help East Village Fire Victims

New York Fire
Andrew Burton via Getty Images

Countless Acts Of Altruism From New Yorkers

University: SAE Members Learned Racist Song At National Event

Sae Oklahoma
Brett Deering via Getty Images

Ex-SeaWorld Trainer Reveals 'Stupid' Company Lie To Jon Stewart


Decision Coming In Big Silicon Valley Gender Discrimination Trial

Kleiner Perkins

Tim Cook 'Deeply Disappointed' In Indiana's New Anti-Gay Law

Tim Cook Apple

Senate Passes GOP Budget With Trillions Of Dollars In Spending Cuts

Mitch Mcconnell
Chip Somodevilla via Getty Images

Obama Surprises Harry Reid By Calling In To Radio Show

Harry Reid Barack Obama
MANDEL NGAN via Getty Images

Saudi Arabia Bombs Yemen For Second Day


More WorldPost
Homeless VIPs.. New Middle Eastern War?.. Granny Gall!.. 30 New Species!.. Nigeria Promise.. 'Spies'

Turns Out Snow Days Don't Affect Students' Test Scores

Snow Day Children School
Lisa J. Goodman via Getty Images

The TSA's Secret Behavior Checklist To Spot Terrorists


There's A Big Problem With Internet Access In The U.S.

Us Internet Access
Arman Zhenikeyev/Fuse via Getty Images

More Tech
Eric Schmidt And Women.. Tinder Hack.. Apple Trade-In.. Google CFO.. Periscope Explained.. Uber

Jon Stewart Catches Fox News 'Jerking Itself Off'

Fox News
Comedy Central

More Comedy
10 Epic Prank Ideas.. Tig Notaro's 2 Truths & A Lie.. Humans Try To Catch Food.. Fallon Gets Wax'd

St. Louis Area Man Tells Former Cardinal To 'Go Back To Ferguson'

Curt Ford

How Cops And Courts Around Ferguson Bully Residents And Collect Millions

Ferguson Police Officer Stands On Watch As Protest
Michael B. Thomas via Getty Images

FLASHBACK: The Man Who Never Says Goodbye

Harry Reid

Why California Is The 'Worst Of All Worlds' When It Comes To Marijuana

Marijuana California
FREDERIC J. BROWN via Getty Images

Either Boehner Or Pelosi Is Very Wrong About Their Medicare Breakthrough

Boehner Pelosi

Martin O'Malley Wants U.S. And Israel To Get Out Of Each Other's Campaigns

Bloomberg via Getty Images

Sierra Leone Under 3-Day Lockdown Amid New Ebola Cases

Sierra Leone Ebola
The Times via Getty Images

The U.S. May Be Dangerously Misjudging Group Fighting ISIS In Iraq

Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Economists: NCAA Schools Can Absolutely Afford To Pay College Athletes

Jahlil Okafor
Grant Halverson via Getty Images

Tim Cook Plans To Give Away His Fortune To Charity

Apple Tim Cook
Justin Sullivan via Getty Images

More Tech
Eric Schmidt And Women.. Tinder Hack.. Apple Trade-In.. Google CFO.. Periscope Explained.. Uber

Kentucky's New Heroin Law Marks A 'Culture Shift'

Governor Steve Beshear

EARLIER: HuffPost Reveals State's Failure To Address Addiction

BACKLASH: Salesforce CEO Writes Off Indiana Over Gov's Anti-Gay Law

Mike Pence

Could Open Door To Legalizing Discrimination Against LGBT Individuals

San Francisco Inmates Allegedly Forced Into 'Gladiator-Style' Fights

Jail Bars
angelo gilardelli via Getty Images

More Crime
Body In Barrel.. Airport Attack.. Grandma Guilty.. Deadly Fire.. False Alarm.. Spring Breaker Found

Louie Gohmert Nixes White House Run, Citing Baldness

Louie Gohmert
Tom Williams via Getty Images

Black Man Beaten By Police In Michigan Says Drugs Were Planted

Floyd Dent

More Black Voices
USC Responds To Taraji.. Black In Hollywood.. Stephen A. Smith.. Anthony Hill.. Post-Racial?

Paul Ryan 'Open To' Deal That Would Alleviate Sequestration

Paul Ryan

UNC Students: Why Are We Still Honoring A KKK Leader In 2015?

Unc Kkk
The Huffington Post


    1. HuffPost
    1. HuffPost
    1. HuffPost
    2. View all RSS feeds

5 Things You Should Probably Be Buying At Costco

FREDERIC J. BROWN via Getty Images

More Business
Krugman: GOP's Jobs Problem.. Costco's Secrets.. For-Profit College Disaster.. Comcast Nightmare

Jason Biggs Explains Why He Won't Appear On This Season Of 'OITNB'

Jason Biggs
HuffPost Live

More HuffPost Live
Tyrese On 'Fast & Furious 7'.. Muslim Women.. Inside The Firing Squad Execution.. Rhino Poison

What Happens When A Straight Guy Pretends To Come Out To His Parents

Josh Healy

Basketball Player's Name Is Spelled Like The F-Word, And He's Proud Of It

Medicine Hat
Medicine Hat College

Where To Place Your Router To Get The Absolute Best WiFi Connection

Jason Cole

More Tech
Eric Schmidt And Women.. Tinder Hack.. Apple Trade-In.. Google CFO.. Periscope Explained.. Uber

Radio Stations Pull Country Band's Hit Song Because Of 'Gay Agenda'

Little Big Town

More Gay Voices
Facebook Still Under Fire For Controversial Policy.. 'X-Files' Star Is Still Opening To Dating Women

Michael Sam Says Some Famous Athletes Are Secretly Gay

Michael Sam

More Sports
St. Louis Cardinal Faces Racism.. Genius Creates Genius Sport.. Wild Game Winner.. Rousey vs. Fallon

This Map Shows The Booziest Places In America

Bars In America
Hero Images via Getty Images

More Taste
PEEPS Recipes.. Easter S'mores.. Turkey Burgers.. Depression Cake.. Maple Tappers.. Twerk Pudding

Gay Couple Adopts Brazilian Boy Who Was Rejected For Being 'Too Black'


9 Ways Your Dog Knows You Better Than Anyone Else

Jupiterimages via Getty Images

More Healthy Living
Embrace Age.. Less Sleep = More Anxiety?.. Laughter.. Mental Illness.. Needle Exchanges.. Joy

Karrueche Tran Opens Up About Her Love Triangle With Chris Brown And Rihanna


More OWN
Betty White's Big Regret.. Germ Havens.. Foods That Beat Bloat.. Rick Springfield's 'Pathetic' Moment

10 Vintage Beauty Secrets From Old Hollywood's Most Glamorous Stars

Marilyn Monroe Headshot
Hulton Archive via Getty Images

More Fifty
Tips For A Happy Vagina.. Top Spots To Retire.. Celebs Who Rock Gray Hair.. 5 Top Age-Fighting Vitamins

What Magicians Can Teach Us About The Art Of Manipulation

jameslee1 via Getty Images

More Science
Car-Sized Salamander.. There's Gold In Your Poop.. Science Of Hipster Hair.. Superlong Space Mission

Peter Dinklage Spills A Major 'Game Of Thrones' Spoiler

Pop Sugar

More TV
'Pretty Little Liars'.. Netflix.. 'Downton' Ending.. 'Mad Men' Spoiler Talk.. 'X-Files' Reboot.. 'Fifty Shades'

Wisconsin Basketball Player Gets Stuck In Hilariously Mortifying Situation


Sent To Die Over Cleft Palate, Puppy's Future Is Looking Much Brighter

Sonoma Humane Society

More Green
Elephant Massacre.. Air Pollution.. Rabbit Throne.. Seahorses.. Antibiotics.. Solar Theme Park.. Hippos

4 Products You Should ALWAYS Have In Your Home

Lemon Vinegar Kitchen
Geo-grafika via Getty Images

More HuffPost Home
Easter Egg Hack.. House Tattoos.. Painting With Pastels.. 8 Germiest Spots.. Stylish Kid Spaces

Oakland Program Allows Low-Income Youth To Dream Big

Youth Hub
Youth Impact HUB Oakland

More Impact
Cause Men Care About.. Good News For Vets.. Jobs For Sex Trade Survivors.. Spring Break Hunger

8 Compliments That Feel Like Insults

Lita Bosch via Getty Images

More Books
Online Bullying.. Reading Ruts.. Queer Comic Artists.. Best YA.. Apocalypse Stories.. Fashion Fiction

Advice For A Dying Father With A Feuding Family

Drphil 13027video
Dr. Phil

More Dr. Phil
One Thing Holding You Back.. How Parents Fighting Looks To Kids.. 5 Things To Know About Rape

Watch Obama And David Simon Talk 'The Wire' And Criminal Justice Reform

Barack Obama
Chip Somodevilla via Getty Images

Zayn Malik Speaks Publicly For First Time Since Leaving One Direction

Zayn Malik Portrait
Mike Marsland via Getty Images

More Entertainment
New Rihanna.. 1D Fallout.. '50 Shades' Change.. Handler's Cosby Story.. Cookie On 'SNL'.. A.Rose

9 Spanish Curse Words With No Direct English Translations


More Latino Voices
Shakira Baby Pic.. Piñata Store Destroyed.. Spanish King Sodomized Sculpture.. Puerto R. LGBT

The Evocative Images That Changed The Way We See Photography


More Arts
John & Yoko Photos.. Pin-Up Girls.. A New Monet?.. The Power Of Masks.. Queer Comic Artists To Know

Woman With Hearing Impairment Taught Her Deaf Cat Sign Language

Tim O'Donnell

More Good News
1 Million Kind Acts.. Band Brings Music To Schools.. HONY Love Story.. Snuggly Pups.. Get Happy

Watch Disneyland Get Built In Just 1 Minute


More Travel
Paris Lies.. Cheap Hotel Tips.. Tiny Countries.. Upgrades 101.. Sri Lanka.. Quirky Cities.. Cute Europe

Meet the Pairs of Twins Who Are Revolutionizing African Fashion

Jumeaux Twins

More Black Voices
USC Responds To Taraji.. Black In Hollywood.. Stephen A. Smith.. Anthony Hill.. Post-Racial?


Kendall Calvin
Calvin Klein / Alasdair McLellan

More Style
The Best Rain Booties.. Striped Shirts.. Move Over, Hermès.. Miss Universe Drama.. Curl Sponge

Betty White's Biggest Regret Is So Sweet, It Hurts

Betty White Allen Ludden
ABC Photo Archives via Getty Images

More OWN
Betty White's Big Regret.. Germ Havens.. Foods That Beat Bloat.. Rick Springfield's 'Pathetic' Moment