Fake News for the Week Ending November 26, 2021

I know, it's Saturday, which means I'm a day late in posting this week. So stop complaining and start reading! Fox News talking head Tucker Carlson is making waves with his so-called "documentary" called Patriot Purge. It's a three-part series that attempts to rewrite the events of the January 6 insurrection. Among other ridiculous falsehoods, … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending November 26, 2021

Fake News for the Week Ending November 19, 2021

Nothing bothers me more than things that are wrong. If someone says that Mars is the third planet from the sun, I go nuts and try to correct that person, pulling out the encyclopedia (in the old days) or pointing to various websites (today) to reinforce the fact that Mars is actually the fourth planet … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending November 19, 2021

Fake News for the Week Ending November 12, 2021

The COVID conspiracy theories continue to spread and mutate, just like the virus itself. The latest COVID-related conspiracy theory concerns giraffes. Yes, giraffes. It seems that the conspiracy mill is claiming that three giraffes at the Dallas Zoo died because they received the COVID vaccine. Well, like most conspiracy theories, this one is half true. … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending November 12, 2021

Fake News for the Week Ending November 5, 2021

QAnon conspiracy theories, anti-vaccination disinformation, and anti-democratic propaganda -- fake news marches on. On Election Day, hundreds of QAnon conspiracy believers gathered in Dallas' Dealey Plaza, where President John F. Kennedy was assassinated almost sixty years ago. They were hoping to see the return of JFK's son, John F. Kennedy Jr., who they believe will … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending November 5, 2021