Fake News for the Week Ending January 29, 2021

We're still dealing with all the lies and disinformation disseminated by the previous president and his followers. It may never end. I like it when something becomes so well acknowledged that it becomes somewhat official. Case in point: former president Donald Trump's "Big Lie." That's right, it now has initial caps, so it must be … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending January 29, 2021

Fake News for the Week Ending January 22, 2022

After four years (five, if you count the 2016 campaign) of Donald Trump and his never-ending stream of disinformation, conspiracy theories, and outright lies, as well as his falsely painting legitimate news stories as fake news (and legitimate news media as the "fake news media"), I'm looking forward to not writing as much about Mr. … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending January 22, 2022

Fake News for the Week Ending January 15, 2020

The fake news this week continues to revolve around November's presidential election, last week's failed insurrection, and the coronavirus (including the coronavirus vaccine). This week Donald J. Trump became the first president to be twice impeached by Congress. Much misinformation is floating around the Interwebs about the consequences of this action, however. Some are claiming … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending January 15, 2020

Fake News for the Week Ending January 8, 2021

The false information has consequences. The conspiracy theories have consequences. Those words come from Yamiche Alcindor, the White House correspondent for PBS NewsHour. She was talking about Wednesday's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by a violent mob of Donald Trump supporters. This historic incident, the first attack on the Capitol since the War of 1812, … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending January 8, 2021