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August 23, 2017

Fact Check

The Double Standard Of James Comey

On Wednesday, Federal Bureau of Investigation Director, James Comey testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee. What was believed by many to be a probe into the now overwhelming consensus by our nation’s several intelligence communities, that Russia interfered with our election for the presidency of our country last year which favored the forty-fifth president while opposing

Dealing from the Bottom of the Deck

Who’s Dealing the Cards?   When I speak of dealing from the bottom of the deck, I’m speaking of financial dealing. It is often a complex sleight of hand that most people do not understand well enough to see the wire manipulating the cards. The Washington Post ran an op-ed on 4/19/2017 regarding discussion over

The Clinton Double Standard

  Michael Tomasky, Paul Waldman and Paul Krugman have all written excellent pieces about how the media in this country have been focusing hard on Hillary Clinton’s scandals, while at the same time, turning almost a blind eye and a deaf ear to Donald Trump’s. It’s as though one candidate is operating under a different

The Clinton Body Count, You Have Been Warned

A social media friend of several years, someone who’s still hoping for that last minute miracle that will put Bernie Sanders in the White House, went on a pretty wild tirade yesterday. I can’t be critical of anyone who’s disappointed for not winding up with the candidate they’d worked so hard for, but at some point,

The Truth About The Black Lives Matter/Fox News Dustup

“Black Lives Matter is a hate group, and I’m going to tell you right now, I’m going to put them out of business.” ~ Bill O’Reilly August 31st, 2015 I have a friend who lives abroad, and he sent me some interesting stats this morning. He’s been tracking this latest campaign by Fox News that

Fact-Checkers as a Source of Misinformation

Be careful. Conclusions from fact-checking sites can be just as misleading as the statements being rated. If you say things like “politifact.org rated that statement as false” or “factcheck.com rated that statement as true,” and expect that alone to settle an issue; you could be wrong. The same is true for snopes.com and other fact-checking

Sit down and Shut UP Rand Paul

Sit Down and Shut UP: Rand Paul Factually Baseless Vaccination Claims Double Down Yes, that’s right: Senator ‘Disinformation’ is repeating statements that are flat-out false. (February 2nd) “I have heard of many tragic cases of walking, talking, normal children who wound up with profound mental disorders after being vaccinated.” Spoiler Alert: You’re a liar, Senator… and you

Ebola, A Pandemic in America, Or Just More Republican Fear

Ebola is not an airborne disease. You cannot get it from breathing the same air as an infected person like you can a cold. There is no evidence that it is spread by rats, or mosquitoes, like bubonic plague, or malaria. It can only be spread through direct contact with an infected person’s bodily fluid

If You Believe that…then you have been Misinformed

President Obama’s 2009 economic stimulus plan (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009) did not work President Obama was born in Kenya President Obama has ever had plans to take away your guns More job creation occurs under republican presidents The largest deficits occur under democratic presidents Ronald Reagan slashed the size of the federal

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