Accuracy

Here’s the latest news out of Pennsylvania: The TV ad is no-holds-barred. It bluntly attacks a decision of the Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania Supreme Court. And on Saturday, the state Bar Association said the spot went too far. The ad says the Democratic contender, Superior Court Judge Maria McLaughlin, “chose...

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  • October 25, 2021

For the second time, in approximately sixteen years, President Joe Biden is part of a multicultural team pulling America back from the brink. The last time, in 2009, Mr. Biden was second in command to former President Barack Obama. This time he is in charge, with Kamala Harris as his...

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  • May 10, 2021

Lauren Boebert (R-CO) has learned from the death of Bernie Madoff about Ponzi schemes, because QAnon surely couldn’t be a cult of personality or a grift used by criminals in charge. Because the previous guy still says “the best is yet to come”, having killed hundreds of thousands, we also know...

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  • April 19, 2021

There are now far too many Trump proxies to ignore, but ignore them we must, simply because liberals seem too frightened, says Anat Shenker-Osorio. “Because in a battle of fear against fear, the right will always win.” Majorie Taylor Green is no Daughter of Kobani, and more like a Turkish taffy for...

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  • February 21, 2021

As much as I would like to think that the two-party system is essential to the fabric of America, one party seems intent on ripping it to shreds. One of the weakest denials of what one believes is when one says, ‘this is not who we are’ despite the evidence....

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  • February 12, 2021

Trump’s up late again, fantasizing things about Georgia’s Secretary of State. Trump is obviously unhappy with Brad R. x The person, Ron Raffensperger, exists. But he is not Brad's brother. James O'Keefe is not my brother, either. See how that works?— Brendan Keefe (@BrendanKeefe) December 30, 2020 x https://t.co/UQEiQ3xIIO —...

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  • December 30, 2020

Team Trump got disciplined for sharing the NYPost nonsense regarding Hunter Biden. – Biden did not push out a Ukrainian prosecutor investigating his son, The Washington Post confirms – The NY Post’s story had several red flags and holes that raise questions about its authenticity, according to journalists x The...

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  • October 15, 2020

The weird have turned pro, but the advantage of mask-wearing is the disruption of facial recognition software without having to use geometric pattern disruption makeup or wearing special glasses. The Economist magazine continues to model the 2020 Electoral College outcome with Trump dropping another 1% this week. for the night...

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  • August 3, 2020

If you are a Republican governor who wants to cook the books on the number of coronavirus infections and deaths in your state, there are multiple methods for doing so. Place both the PCR based test with the antigen test together.  The PCR test determines if the viral RNA is...

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  • May 20, 2020

Boo. Fucking. Hoo. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Monday that former President Obama should have held back from criticizing President Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, calling Obama's critique “a little bit classless.” President Trump’s daughter-in-law Lara Trump, during an online Trump campaign event, told McConnell that Obama “slammed” President Trump over...

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  • May 12, 2020

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds stated today that “some” of the Test Iowa samples for COVID-19 were “potentially damaged.”   Some coronavirus test samples processed under Gov. Kim Reynolds’ “Test Iowa” program could not be processed because they were “potentially damaged,” resulting in incomplete results for an unclear number of Iowans. Pat...

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  • May 7, 2020

The Salt Lake Tribune is reporting that there may be problems with a coronavirus test out of Utah run by UtahTest.com.  Basically, UtahTest is reporting less than half the positive test results as those performed with other tests in other parts of Utah.  Why this might be bad enough for...

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  • May 1, 2020

Media muzzled at today’s briefing because of Pence and Trump’s continued lying and subsequent correction by experts about data accuracy and vaccine availability. And there will be a recession because of these Trump shenanigans “Make no mistake about what we are all witnessing,”  x This is a White House briefing on the virus with...

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  • March 4, 2020

No, this isn’t a conspiracy theory.  But it is fodder for at least a Hollywood comedy script writer.   An app created by a tech firm run by veterans of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign is taking heat for the unprecedented delay in reporting Democratic caucus results from Iowa. Results from Monday’s...

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  • February 4, 2020

The 2020 election should not be a mess except that what seems to be obvious will be ignored. Angry stupid people could vote en masse. In our polls from last month, here's the completion percentage by vote history.Voted 2016 and 2018: 2.3%Voted 2016 not 2018: 1.3%Didn't vote 2016, voted 2018: 2.3%Didn't...

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  • December 1, 2019

Gonna be busy days for Rudy and the Three Amigos, as his agitprop materials sent to the State department become more available. Trump's Russian ambassador nominee confirms Giuliani led smear campaign against former Ukraine ambassador https://t.co/y5Gwri7AVs — Newsweek (@Newsweek) October 31, 2019 With the alleged smear campaign in mind and...

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  • October 31, 2019

Shepard Smith’s sudden departure from Fox News signaled that the drawbridge has effectively been raised, and all Trump nonbelievers belong on the other side of Rupert Murdoch's cable castle. No longer a place where any serious dissension—or Trump fact-checking—is allowed, Fox News has embraced its core mission of disseminating propaganda. The...

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  • October 14, 2019

x #WATCH: Trump: “We're trying to find out” who the Whistleblower is. Outing their identity would be a felony, punishable by up to 3 yrs in prison. As a matter of fact, his suggestion alone and threatening tweets are witness intimidation. Also impeachable.pic.twitter.com/IRZ4RF6mbz — Cyrus Toulabi (@CyrusToulabi) September 30, 2019...

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  • October 12, 2019

Another strange day for disinformation, as Trump implied that the 11,000 Kurds who died fighting alongside US troops may have fought for something less. Like his prior attempt to withdraw from Syria by tweet, he remains unfit. And as a matter of accuracy, unlike Iran’s Grand Mufti’s collaboration with the Nazis, Kurds...

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  • October 10, 2019

Yes, I do realize that pointing out one more Donald Trump crime-’n’-lie is like posting a notification on Twitter every time you have to go to the bathroom. I mean, it’s just a given, right? But for what it’s worth, yeah, Trump appears to have skirted the law once again. I’ll let HuffPost White House...

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  • August 21, 2019

Missouri State Rep. Crystal Quade (D-Springfield), who is the Minority Leader of the Missouri House of Representatives, issued this brutally accurate statement in response to Gov. Mike Parson (R-MO) signing Missouri’s draconian anti-abortion bill into law: x My statement on #HB126 pic.twitter.com/aTsGnSdpIh— Crystal Quade (@crystal_quade) May 24, 2019 What Crystal...

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  • May 24, 2019

I love boycotts, and have for years. There’s just something empowering about a whole bunch of us small, insignificant little pissants using collective action to “stick it to the man,” regardless if it’s a country, a personality, or a large, monolithic corporation. Personally, I boycott all kinds of shit. I was...

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  • April 23, 2019

This really shouldn’t come as any kind of a surprise. Like the family of a terminally ill patient, we’ve been dreading this day for some time now. The final outcome was never in doubt, the only questions left were when, and how. The when is now, but the how is...

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  • February 1, 2019

*Sigh* No, I am not endorsing Elizabeth Warren in the Democratic primaries. I have too many other people I want to hear from, like Kirsten Gillibrand, Julian Castro, and Sherrod Brown. But I can still listen to the early birds, and chime in when I notice something. Elizabeth Warren, and...

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  • January 31, 2019

Tomorrow is a big day in Georiga: After an election marred by voting problems, Georgia voters will decide in Tuesday’s runoff who should fix them. One candidate for Georgia secretary of state wants to tackle voter purges, long lines and voting rights. His opponent prefers leaving most elections management to county officials...

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  • December 3, 2018

OK, I’ll admit it, I’m a dumbass. But, be that as it may, I just don’t get it. Don’t get me wrong, There’s nothing I love more than hearing Trump on tape, sounding like an even bigger dumbass than I am when he asks “What payment?” to Michael Cohen, forcing...

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  • July 27, 2018

Upfront: If you think that anything is justified against a person simply because that person is wealthy, this is not an article for you. If you think it’s okay to lie, mislead, or otherwise attack a person simply because of their financial status, consequences be damned, then you should probably...

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  • May 29, 2018

And it needs to be asked about by Democrats in tomorrow’s hearing.  Comey’s direct testimony can be found here (or near anywhere).  It obviously has been carefully crafted and edited.  Re-reading it, I realize that it very strongly suggests that Comey’s initial alarm and distrust about Trump — the instance that...

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  • June 8, 2017

If you’re a nerd, you’ve probably heard of Elon Musk’s latest company, Neuralink, a company “developing ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers.” If you’re really into this sort of thing, you might have run into the excellent (but extremely long!), 36000+ word article on what Neuralink is...

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  • April 23, 2017

Now consider another related trait implicated in our divide over reality: the ‘need for cognitive closure.’ This describes discomfort with uncertainty and a desire to resolve it into a firm belief. Someone with a high need for closure tends to seize on a piece of information that dispels doubt or...

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  • August 11, 2016
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