Archive for the ‘myth busting’ Category

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

Let’s Remember What “Fake News” REALLY Was

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I‘ve seen it every time control of the White House changes hands. The people who only just started paying attention as of the most recent election are “shocked, shocked!” to discover something terrible about the outgoing administration or politics at large that previous administrations were FAR more guilty of, but they didn’t pay attention to […]

 
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January 16, 2017
Posted in: fake scandals, myth busting, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Hypocrisy

Yes, Russia Hacks. And you sound like an idiot joking about it.

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Russia has a long history of hacking the computers of rival countries. People only now learning of Russian hacking don’t realize how ridiculous they sound defending them.

 
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January 9, 2017
Posted in: Crime, myth busting, Politics, Rants, rewriting history, Scandals

Trump Camp Desperate To Convince Us His Gaffes Are All According to Plan

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A string of rookie mistakes, incontinent AM tweeting and a swampy cabinet are “all according to plan” say Trump supporters to worried critics.

 
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December 5, 2016
Posted in: General, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Politics, rewriting history, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Scandals, Seems Obvious to Me

Will Trump Resolve His Business Conflicts Before His Inauguration? Doubtful.

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During the primaries, Trump dismissed potential conflicts of interest between his business and being president by minimizing the importance of his business. Yet, he can’t bring himself to liquidate his empire.

 
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November 28, 2016
Posted in: Greed, Money, myth busting, National Security, Predictions, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Unconstitutional

The CEO President. THIS is Trump’s idea of “The Best People”?

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America elected a “CEO President” who’d “search far & wide” for “the best people”, and here is who he came up with.

 
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November 21, 2016
Posted in: Civil Rights, Election, myth busting, National Security, Partisanship, Politics, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me

Increasingly Unhinged, Trump Preps Supporters for Epic Loss with Talk of Election Rigging

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In final days of his campaign, Trump complains “the system is rigged” rather than express optimism for a surprise victory.

 
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October 17, 2016
Posted in: Election, myth busting, Right-Wing Insanity, Scandals, voting

Smart Businessmen don’t Lose a Billion Dollars, Mr Trump

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According to Rudy Giuliani across several Sunday shows yesterday, the possibility Donald Trump may not have paid any income taxes for 18 years because he ran his company into the ground in 1995 makes him “a genius!”. Seriously. I’m not making that up. The former NYC mayor repeatedly defended the possibility that Trump may have paid absolutely nothing in […]

 
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October 3, 2016
Posted in: Election, Greed, Money, mystery, myth busting, Taxes

Why No One is Buying Trump’s Renouncement of Birtherism

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Why is it no one believes Trump’s 11th hour conversion to renounce Birtherism? What does a bigot have to do?

 
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September 19, 2016
Posted in: Civil Rights, Election, myth busting, Racism, rewriting history, Right-Wing Hypocrisy

Tell me how More Guns would have prevented crossfire shooting death of Wade’s cousin?

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Over the weekend, Donald Trump was rightly excoriated for politicizing the death of Nykea Aldridge, cousin of Chicago Bulls superstar Dwyane Wade, after tweeting (natch) that such incidents would win him the African-American vote. Now, Trump rightly deserves condemnation for politicizing Aldridge’s death (and no, I’m not doing the same. I’m attributing no benefit/harm from this […]

 
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August 29, 2016
Posted in: Crime, Election, Guns & Violence, myth busting, Racism, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity

Someone at the DNC needs to go to jail. If the Clinton campaign wants Sanders voters, they must.

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Wikileaks revealed that the DNC actively undermined the Sanders campaign and likely disenfranchised *millions* of voters, yet all the Media… led by the Clinton campaign… is focused on is “who did the leaking” with no concern for the revelations themselves. That misbehavior DEMANDS prosecution to ensure the integrity of future elections.

 
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August 1, 2016
Posted in: Crime, Election, myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, Scandals, voting

How Does One Support Hillary without rewarding DNC misbehavior?

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The Democratic Party took sides in the race from Day One and actively harmed the Sanders campaign. Now they want Sanders’ endorsement and the votes of his supporters offering NOTHING in return but threats & ridicule.

 
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June 20, 2016
Posted in: Election, General, myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, Rants, Seems Obvious to Me, voting