Fake News for the Week Ending July 31, 2020

It's the end of July and the fake news keeps on coming, spurred along by the coronavirus and President Donald J. Trump and his minions. Let's get to it. The big dust-up this week concerns a video from "America's Frontline Doctors," a group of non-mainstream physicians who make series of dubious and outright false claims … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending July 31, 2020

Fake News for the Week Ending July 24, 2020

I am tired of all the cries of "hoax" and "fake news" around the very real facts and recommendations from scientists and other experts regarding wearing masks and fighting the COVID-19 coronavirus. My fake news choices this week probably reflect that, to some degree. Let's start with President Donald J. Trump and an interview he … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending July 24, 2020

Fake News for the Week Ending July 17, 2020

What did John Lennon know about fake news? "Nothing is real," he wrote in "Strawberry Fields Forever," and sometimes it seems that is true. Oliver Taylor is a twenty-something student at Britain's University of Birmingham. He's a coffee lover and politics junkie who was raised in a traditional Jewish home. He writes editorials and blog … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending July 17, 2020

Fake News for the Week Ending July 10, 2020

We're more than half way through the year and fake news continues to march on. Here's what's happening now: A bevy of right-wing militias, bikers, and skinheads flocked to Gettysburg last week to foil a plan by antifa protesters to burn American flags. Unfortunately for the incensed militia folks, the antifa story was straight up … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending July 10, 2020