Claim: The shooter in Texas on November 5, Devin Patrick Kelley, was a member of Antifa attempting to start a civil war. Fact: The shooter does not have any known ties to Antifa and evidence circulated online is fabricated. Authorities believe that the shooting began as a domestic dispute. Texas Shooting Unrelated to Antifa Q: Was the man... Continue Reading →
The Facts on the SALT Deduction The House Republican tax plan would eliminate a federal tax deduction for state and local income or sales taxes, and it modifies a deduction for state and local property taxes. The Senate bill eliminates the deductions entirely. These provisions have sparked criticism from lawmakers from states that would be... Continue Reading →
Another set of writing tips... Take That Project From Boring To Soring Do you ever feel like you’re swimming in circles? The water never changes temperature, there is never a current speeding the flow around you. You’re constantly fed the same ol’ boring tasteless crap to eat, yet it’s still the excitement of your day?... Continue Reading →
Claim: The newly elected mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey is a Muslim and canceled "government involvement" in Christmas. Fact: The newly elected mayor, Ravinder Bhalla, is a Sikh and will not be sworn in until January 1, 2018. He cannot institute any changes until then. The city of Hoboken will still be observing Christmas as they... Continue Reading →
Audit shows NRA spending surged $100 million amidst pro-Trump push in 2016 The National Rifle Association’s overall spending surged by more than $100 million in 2016, surpassing any previous annual NRA spending totals on record, according to an audit obtained by the Center for Responsive Politics. The explosion in spending came as the NRA poured... Continue Reading →
MENTAL AGE THEORY HURTS PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES Have you ever heard the phrase “that person has the mind of a five year old In an adult body?” It is something many adults with intellectual disabilities, like me, have to deal with. For years, medical professionals have told parents of newly diagnosed Intellectually disabled people... Continue Reading →
Pro-publica is publishing a series of articles about how blacks are being targeted while just walking down the street. WALKING WHILE BLACK Race can affect the enforcement of laws on a wide range of ordinary conduct, from driving to bicycling. Here’s our look at whether that kind of profiling is taking place with Jacksonville’s pedestrian... Continue Reading →
Claim: President Donald Trump claims an increase in coal production is the beginning of the end of the "war or coal." Fact: Over the course the past year, there has been a 7.8% increase in the production of coal. This increase was not due to the reduction of regulations. Shifts in the prices of natural... Continue Reading →
Donald Trump and the fish food dump: How early reports got it wrong It was a story that seemed to reinforce stereotypes of President Donald Trump: On a visit to Japan, he was handed a box of food for a ritual feeding of carp, and after doling out a few spoons’ worth, he got impatient... Continue Reading →
If Tetris has taught me anything, it's that errors pile up and accomplishments disappear
Sometimes, they are not senile. US Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky In case there was any doubt, the US Navy has confirmed that there is "zero training value" in drawing penises in the sky. Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing... Continue Reading →
First week with the toddler back with her mother. Take a toddler out of a house, things become a lot quieter.
Don't you hate it when life becomes a game of Whack-a-Mole?
Not so long ago, the classified files from the JFK assassination were supposed to become declassified. However, that did not completely happen. What I am wondering if, after 50 years, something needs to remain classified, what in the world is someone hiding. 🤔 Trump plans to release classified JFK documents President Donald Trump said Saturday... Continue Reading →
To say information technology is an ever-changing and evolving field would be a gross understatement. What might be true today might not be in a year or even a couple months. It is a real challenge to keep on top of everything. 6 hard truths IT must learn to accept It can be hard to... Continue Reading →
Claim: A rumor on social media claims that a judge in Montana allowed a Muslim man to marry a nine-year-old girl. Fact: The photograph used in the claim was for a public awareness campaign highlighting the issue of child marriage. The people in the photograph were actors. The judge in the picture was Los Angeles County Superior... Continue Reading →
Live every day as if it were your last, and then someday you’ll be right.
Democrat outspends favorite in Utah special election Democrat Kathie Allen slightly outraised and outspent her Republican opponent in Utah’s special election for the congressional seat vacated by Jason Chaffetz. Allen raised and spent more than $800,000 for Utah’s 3rd Congressional District seat, a reliably conservative district that last chose a Democrat in 1994. Her opponent,... Continue Reading →
One of the questions that I have that our political or business leaders are either unwilling or incapable of answering is what will happen to our economy (and our world in a broader sense) when technology reaches the point that human labor is mostly unnecessary. I do not think that even economists have any idea... Continue Reading →
This is a quote from our Dear Leader (emphasis mine)... You know the saddest thing, because I’m the president of the United States, I am not supposed to be involved with the Justice Department. I am not supposed to be involved with the FBI. I’m not supposed to be doing the kinds of things that... Continue Reading →
One of the errands I ran today was to go to a couple of businesses and give them a thank you card from the Cub Scout Pack. I get the distinct impression that when you go to customer service and ask them to give something to the manager, it is usually not a good thing.
Anti-fa, which is short for anti-fascist, is a loose group of anarchists whose mission is to oppose fascists such as neo-nazis and white supremacists. Recently, there have been multiple false rumors being circulated on the Internet. 'ANTIFA SUPERSOLDIERS' ARE COMING TO KILL WHITE PEOPLE WITHIN DAYS: RIGHT WING CONSPIRACY Well, it’s come to this: The... Continue Reading →