Is Jeb Bush Hiring Actors To Make His Campaign Seem More Popular Than It Is?

A story has been circulating for about a week now claiming that a company admitted that politicians rent crowds of people from them in order for their campaigns to seem more popular. It also hints that Jeb Bush may be one of these politicians and that his run for the White House might need all […]

Change.org Petition Created To Revoke Fox News’ Broadcasting License

Last week we discussed a petition created at MoveOn.org that requested the removal and prosecution of Speaker John Boehner for violation of the Logan Act. At the time I’m writing this, nearly 45,000 people who apparently don’t understand how government works have signed it. As I’ve stated over and over again, people need to get […]

MoveOn.org Petition Created To Remove Speaker John Boehner From Congress

A couple of liberal blogger sites are reporting that a MoveOn.org petition has been created to expel Speaker John Boehner from Congress and have him tried for sedition, treason and generally being a piss-poor excuse for a House Speaker. Ok, I made that last part up, sort of. But as I was saying, a petition has […]

Gun Nuts Freak Out Over False “Obama Ammo Ban”

Let me start this article with the usual disclaimer that there are gun owners, and then there are gun nuts. I am a gun owner (even though I take flak for it from some folks on the left) and I believe in the right of private citizens who aren’t felons or mentally ill to own […]

The “Facebook Privacy Notice” Is False, Please Stop Posting It

Once again, the “Facebook Privacy Notice” has gone viral, even though it has been debunked for years now. Facebook even responded with a message back in 2012 which addressed the false rumor that claimed by uploading to Facebook, users basically forfeited their rights. It’s kind of scary to some people, the idea that their personal information […]

The 5 Worst Conservative Memes Of The Week

This is the fifteenth installment in our weekly fact-check series “The 5 Worst Conservative Memes Of The Week.” For last week’s installment, see here. By now, most of you already know the background behind this series, why we do it, and the social media meta discussion involved – so I’ll skip the lengthy intro I’ve […]

Fact-check: Did Oklahoma Hwy Patrol Captain George Brown Blame Police Assaults On Victims?

Looks like it is time to do another fact check of an image that has been popping up around social media. This time, it’s on the subject of police officers. There’s an image that claims Oklahoma Highway Patrol Captain George Brown made the statement that if women didn’t want to be assaulted by police officers, […]

Conservative Site Uses Picture Of Sikh Soldier To Complain About Muslims

There’s always that point somewhere in my day when I see something pop up in my feed that just makes me do the facepalm, Picard style. Today, I wasn’t even out of bed yet when I saw that a friend had shared a link claiming that Muslims were trying to force the military to change […]