Fake News for the Week Ending November 22, 2019

Here we go: This is an older one, but it kept popping up in my Facebook feed this week. (I apparently have gullible Facebook "friends.") No, George Soros' son isn't married to Adam Schiff's sister. PolitiFact does the usual debunking. Nor, for that matter, is it true that President Trump is abusing over-the-counter stimulants, as … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending November 22, 2019

Fake News for the Week Ending August 30, 2019

Not a lot happening in the world of fake news this week,  except for... The late Jeffrey Epstein was guilty of a lot of despicable things, but the rumor that children's bones have been found on his private island is pure make believe. The story circulated on various dubious websites claims that "FBI Divers Recover … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending August 30, 2019

Fake News for the Week Ending July 12, 2019

Here's what's real in the world of fake news this week: Remember Seth Rich, the former Democratic National Committee staffer who was found murdered just before the Democratic National Convention in July, 2016? Remember all the crazy conspiracy theories advanced and spread by the right-wing media about how Hillary Clinton had him killed for various … Continue reading Fake News for the Week Ending July 12, 2019