Fake News for the Week Ending February 26, 2021

Here's all the news about fake news that's fit to (digitally) print. What's so important about March 4? Well, it's the latest big date on the QAnon conspiracy calendar. Apparently some of these crazies, unwilling to accept that their savior Donald J. Trump really lost last fall's presidential election and disappointed that "the storm" that … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending February 26, 2021

Fake News for the Week Ending February 19, 2021

It's cold in Texas. It's cold in Minnesota, too. Nothing fake about that. Some Texas politicians are blaming the state's power blackouts, in the face of record-breaking cold weather and snowstorms, on frozen wind turbines. This is mostly not true. The state only gets about 25% of its electricity from wind power, and while half … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending February 19, 2021

Fake News for the Week Ending February 12, 2021

Fake virus news, fake election news, fake this, fake that, where to start? My Pillow guy Mike Lindell released a two-hour (originally promised as a three-hour) "documentary" supposedly providing proof of election fraud that "stole" the election from loser Donald Trump. Absolute Proof, as it is titled, is difficult to find online, as all respectable … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending February 12, 2021

Fake News for the Week Ending February 5, 2021

This week Politico interviewed Elizabeth Neumann, a former top official at the Department of Homeland Security in the Trump administration, and a devout evangelical Christian. The title of the article is "It’s Time to Talk About Violent Christian Extremism," but the most interesting part concerns her thoughts on how QAnon and other conspiracy theories bloomed … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending February 5, 2021