Texas shooter was not part of Antifa

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 →

SALT deduction facts [Link]

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 →

Muslim mayor did not cancel Christmas

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 →

Special needs topics [Links]

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 →

Donald Trump’s claim on coal

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 →

JFK File Dumps [Links]

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 →

Disinformation about Anti-fa

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 →

Some Advice for People Doing NaNoWriMo [Link]

NaNoWriMo Advice Okay, so I know that right now quite a lot of folks are trying to write a grand total of fifty thousand words. Some are stuck, while some feel they’re going nowhere. If you’re attempting to write a novel during the month of November, here’s some writing advice:  

Experts skeptical of $4000 raise claim

Claim: Congressional Republicans claim tax reform legislation would be equivalent to a $4000 raise for the average American family. Fact: Experts are skeptical of the claim. The estimates are based on incomplete legislation and include assumptions such as tax cust will be used to increase wages. It is believed that any such increase would have... Continue Reading →

Social media and its problem with free speech

One of the biggest problems facing users of social media is the presence of hate speech and misinformation masquerading as free speech. To combat these problems, the social media companies have rules. Unfortunately, the way that they apply these rules has produced confusing and often seemingly arbitrary results. IMHO, these social media companies should not concern... Continue Reading →

Current tax reform is not largest tax cut

Claim: President Donald Trump claims that the current tax reform legislation represents the largest tax cut ever. Fact: By the standards of a percent of GDP or inflation-adjusted dollars, the tax cut from the proposed legislation is not the largest. Donald Trump wrong that his tax plan is biggest cut ever The current tax proposal... Continue Reading →

Big brother is not just the government

When someone talks about Big Brother from the novel 1984, most people think of an authoritarian government. What few people realize (or ignore) is that the government receives help. It is a symbiotic relationship that allows the government to effectively circumvent our Constitutional protections. The government gives power in the form of favorable regulations and... Continue Reading →

Be present and push yourself to do more

I have always been a fan of the KISS philosophy. Keeping things simple allows you to concentrate on what is important and save less important things for later. More often than not, I fail miserably and overcomplicate things. The important thing is that we continue to try. What pushes you to do MORE Every man must... Continue Reading →

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