Archive for the ‘myth busting’ Category

Tillerson and Clapper Rebuke Claims Russia Didn’t Interfere in Our Election.

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Trump’s own Secretary of State confirms Russia meddled in our election, and former DNI James Clapper rebukes claim he cleared Trump.

 
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May 17, 2017
Posted in: Crime, Election, myth busting, National Security, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity, Scandals

GOP Healthcare Plan Would Be Largest Shift in Income From Poor to Rich in History

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The GOP’s proposed elimination of the Medicaid Expansion in ObamaCare to justify a massive tax cut for people making over $300 Million dollars a year is not just obscene. It’s historic.

 
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May 8, 2017
Posted in: Healthcare, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Party of Life, Right-wing Facism, Taxes

Trump Failures Demonstrating Why You Can’t Run Government Like a Business

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Despite having absolutely NO experience in public office, Donald Trump ran for president on his record as a successful businessman, promising to run the country like a business. 100 days of failure in, we are seeing why that’s a strategy doomed to fail.

 
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May 1, 2017
Posted in: General, Greed, Money, myth busting, Politics, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Seems Obvious to Me, Taxes

First 100 Days: Can We Say the Honeymoon Is Over If It Never Began?

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Saturday marks Trump’s 100th day in office. He now says the 100 Day benchmark is ‘ridiculous’, but it was HE who made it a big deal.

 
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April 24, 2017
Posted in: General, myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity

Debunking This Syria Conspiracy Stupidity (and saying goodbye to the tinfoil hat brigade)

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The complexities of the Syrian chemical weapons attack has driven The Conspiracy Theory crowd into overdrive. Put away the tinfoil hats. Here are the facts.

 
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April 10, 2017
Posted in: fake scandals, Middle East, mystery, myth busting, National Security, Rants, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, Terrorism, War

GOP Leads in ‘Unprecedented’ Behavior re: SCOTUS Nomination

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Republican say a SCOTUS filibuster would be ‘unprecedented’, but so would repeal of the rule they’d have to repeal to prevent it.

 
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April 3, 2017
Posted in: Civil Rights, myth busting, Party of Life, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Hypocrisy

Trump Voters Are Discovering a Wish List is Not a Plan

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For years Republicans have insisted they have “secret plans” to achieve all the things they want to do, but as was made clear last week, all they ever had was a “To Do” list.

 
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March 27, 2017
Posted in: Healthcare, myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity

The (In)Complete (and growing) List of Trump’s Russia Ties

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The list of people and events linking Russia to the Trump campaign/White House is growing so long, I feel the need to start keeping track.

 
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March 13, 2017
Posted in: Crime, Election, mystery, myth busting, National Security, Politics, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Scandals

Trump is getting his intel from Right-Wing conspiracy theorists (and that should worry us all.)

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Our Commander-in-Chief keeps retweeting unverified claims gleaned from Far Right conspiracy theorists despite access to the entire Intelligence Community.

 
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March 6, 2017
Posted in: myth busting, National Security, Politics, Rants, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Scandals, Seems Obvious to Me

We All Know Why Trump is Demonizing the Press

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Trump is working overtime to discredit ‘The Media’ as ‘fake news’ because he can’t explain away their findings.

 
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February 27, 2017
Posted in: Election, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity, Scandals

Trump Has Been Great for Advancing Progressivism

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Having a Conservative extremist in the White House has done more to mobilize Progressives than any Democrat could have.

 
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January 30, 2017
Posted in: Abortion rights, Civil Rights, Economy, Environment, Global Warming, Greed, Healthcare, Immigration Reform, Infrastructure, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Racism, Religion, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, Terrorism, Unconstitutional

First Official Act of Trump Press Secretary is to Lie About an Easily Disprovable Fact?

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Press Secretary Spicer falsely claims Trump had “largest inaugural crowd in history. PERIOD!” Lying about easily disprovable facts is one thing, but why over such petty stuff?

 
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January 23, 2017
Posted in: fake scandals, General, myth busting, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity