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Snopes: The Fake Fact Checker? OPEN THREAD

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:04:44 +0000

The well-known myth-busting website has for some time, in the opinion of this writer, appeared to take on a decidedly partisan hue. Time and again I have went to Snopes to see if they had covered common myths propagated by Democrats/liberals—to no avail, but they appeared to be working overtime to catch every single falsehood repeated by the Right. I naturally wondered whether they were simply stocked with liberals who would naturally want to dispel conservative falsehoods over liberal ones. I also wondered what standards, if any, were in place to minimize the bias that, perhaps, might be unavoidable from(image)



Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners February 17, 2017

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:56:08 +0000

This week’s Weekend Caption Contest™ was a shout-out to one of the greatest shows on daytime television right now. We had over 200 posts, double winners per place, yada yada yada. The assignment this week was to caption the following picture: Here are the winning entries: 1) (Retired military) – “Trump “CNN this is for you”” (Rock ThisTown) – ““OK, you there in the pussy hat . . . . OUT!”” 2) (Jeffrey Ostermiller) – ““There once was a brash candidate named Trump. Who took the country by storm on the stump. A Lying Media screamed, “NO!” “He didn’t get(image)



Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:56:46 +0000

It’s Friday, which means it’s time for the Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™. Enter your best caption for the following picture: Winners will be announced Monday morning.(image)



Illegal Voter from Peru

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 20:14:48 +0000

From Reuters: A Peruvian woman who voted illegally in two U.S. elections in 2006 can be deported as a result, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, despite her claim that she registered to vote only after a motor vehicle department clerk said she was free to do so. The case involving Margarita Del Pilar Fitzpatrick, a legal permanent resident who arrived in the United States in 2002 and has three naturalized children, comes amid a debate over President Donald Trump’s claims of widespread voter fraud, including millions of ballots from illegal immigrants. The president and his allies have not provided(image)



Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners February 10, 2017

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 03:38:55 +0000

This week’s Weekend Caption Contest™ featured a POTUS prominently wearing a flag pin. Haven’t seen that in…oh…about 8 years! Nice change! There were over two hundred entries so we have double winners per place. The assignment this week was to caption the following picture: Here are the winning entries: 1) (Mary Gehman) – ““Despite the look on my face, you’re still talking…”” (fustian24) – “I sense a tweet building.” 2) (Mike) – “Trumpnac the Magnificent” (cathymv) – “The Great Karnac is seeing a vision – He sees Guam not tipping over, Putin not invading Korea, nuclear war not happening, the(image)



Sanctuary Cities Walking Back

Sat, 11 Feb 2017 06:45:42 +0000

Faced with the prospect of losing millions of dollars, sanctuary cities are finally starting to see the light. From FoxNews: Several towns, cities and counties around the nation are caving to President Trump’s threat to pull funding, and abandoning their “sanctuary” pledges to shield illegal immigrants from federal authorities. Dayton, Ohio, dropped a policy that restricted the city’s cooperation with immigration officials pursuing illegal immigrants arrested for misdemeanors or felony property crimes, according to the Dayton Daily News. Police Chief Richard Biehl said federal authorities will no longer be impeded by the city when pursuing illegal immigrants being held by his(image)



Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:00:44 +0000

It’s Friday, which means it’s time for the Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™. Enter your best caption for the following picture: Winners will be announced Monday morning.(image)



California Dixie Land

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 23:08:01 +0000

The dark shadow of reactionary regression forecast for the "Fly Over" states is lowering over the formerly Golden State even as we watch.(image)



Effective Use Of Violence

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:54:10 +0000

Who will you call? To whom will you reach out for help.(image)



A Worthy Cause; Undermining the LSM By Doing What They Have Failed To Do

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 01:11:12 +0000

Your chance to improve reporting and undermine the LSM at the same time.(image)



Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners February 3, 2017

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 04:30:51 +0000

This week’s Weekend Caption Contest™ was a reminder to us that there are at least six more weeks of Global Warming left. We had over 200 entries so we have two winners per place. The assignment this week was to caption the following picture: Here are the winning entries: 1) (guido81_MA) – “Right behind the cameraman, 4 naked PETA people protesting Phil’s oppression were found frozen to death still clutching their ‘Stop Global Warming’ signs.” (Stephen_Macklin) – “President Trump has seen his shadow. There will be six more week of outrage.” 2) (EricSteel) – “97% of groundhogs agree. That makes(image)



Advice and Consent

Sun, 05 Feb 2017 06:08:00 +0000

From Article II, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution: He shall have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to make Treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present concur; and he shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, Judges of the supreme Court, and all other Officers of the United States, whose Appointments are not herein otherwise provided for, and which shall be established by Law: but the Congress may by Law vest the Appointment of such inferior Officers,(image)



Now, it is Republicans who are promoting a falsehood.

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 18:00:05 +0000

Democrats have been promoting all kinds of political falsehoods lately. Now, it is Republicans who are promoting a political falsehood. Take a look at the following headline and see if you can figure out what is wrong with it. If you can’t figure out what is wrong, then here is a clue: (Drum roll please!) Churches are already allowed to engage in political activities if they want to. From The Hill: “On the same day President Trump vowed to “destroy” a law preventing religious groups and churches from engaging in political activities, Republicans in the House and Senate introduced legislation(image)



Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 11:00:59 +0000

It’s Friday, which means it’s time for the Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™. Enter your best caption for the following picture: Winners will be announced Monday morning.(image)



Senate Republicans Use Harry Reid’s Playbook

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 23:00:37 +0000

Senate Republicans have turned to using Harry Reid’s playbook in order to get President Trump’s Cabinet nominees confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Reid set things in motion on November 21, 2013 when he used the nuclear option in order to help Barack Obama. Here is an excerpt from a Washington Post story about that event: “Senate Democrats took the dramatic step Thursday of eliminating filibusters for most nominations by presidents, a power play they said was necessary to fix a broken system but one that Republicans said will only rupture it further. Democrats used a rare parliamentary move to change(image)