How a Misleading Story Led to Death Threats

New York Assemblyman Nick Perry did not expect to begin 2021 as the target of death threats and vicious racial abuse. “It came so out of left field,” explained Frank Shea, his communications coordinator, “the phone was just ringing constantly.”  Over 1000 emails flooded in from all over the United States criticising and attacking Assemblyman … Read more

The Truth About Gender Programs in Pakistan

Conservatives on social media erupted in outrage last week after eagle-eyed commentators noticed that the mammoth Fiscal Year (F.Y.) 2021 Omnibus and COVID Relief and Response Act set aside $10 million for “gender programs” in Pakistan.  Omnibus bills are the legislative equivalent of Frankenstein’s monster. They combine several smaller bills to form one large bill, thereby saving Congress … Read more

Tim Pool Hydroxychloroquine Fact Check

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In Tim Pool’s December 3rd livestream with Destiny, the two online personalities got talking about hydroxychloroquine and Trump. Pool defended Trump’s statements about hydroxychloroquine while Destiny called Trump irresponsible and pointed out the weak evidence base supporting the usage of hydroxychloroquine in treating COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2. During the conversation Pool … Read more

Debunking “Foodie Calls”: Sloppy and Misleading Journalism

Editors note: This content was originally posted on and has been reposted with permission. Over the past few days, you may have seen stories going around with headlines such as “Rise of ‘foodie calls’: A THIRD of women have gone on a romantic date just for a free meal, study finds” or “Foodie calls: … Read more