I just scanned Twitter for items about the Affordable Care Act.
I estimate 99% of the Tweets were lies, contained significant errors, left out key information, or significantly exaggerated points. 259 more words
by Catherine Giordano
In simple terms, logical fallacies are errors in reasoning which lead to false conclusions. If they go unrecognized and unchallenged, they corrupt rational thinking and reasoned debate. 136 more words
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“On the left if you’re consuming fake news you’re 34 times more likely than the general population to be a college graduate,” says Green.
If you’re on the right, he says, you’re 18 times more likely than the general population to to be in the top 20 percent of income earners.
As everyone now knows, last week Sunday evening, United Airlines forcefully removed a passenger from one of their United Express branded aircraft.
The initial official statement from United Airlines was that they reluctantly had to remove a belligerent passenger from an overbooked flight, the passenger’s injuries were because the passenger fell and hurt himself, and the airline had every right to do so. 360 more words
Ever noticed how many quotes by famous, so called “successful” people you see floating around on the internet? It’s quite interesting to ponder the reasons why it is seen as important to include the name of the person who said the quote. 679 more words