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Halloween of the Beast

I -just- came across this rumor/urban legend/Internet myth. Since it dates to last month, I suppose that’s not terribly surprising.

It’s common enough, however, to have already made it onto Snopes so I think it’s old enough for inclusion in this year’s round of seasonal Sunday Legends. 232 more words

I don't use fact checkers! Facts are all part of the liberal agenda of the MSM!!!

The internet is an interesting place. Just last week, a loon I know proudly identified a quote as being wrongfully attributed to Pope Francis. It was one of those awkward attempts at a viral pic that’s so obviously out-of-character for the alleged speaker that you wonder why anyone would think it were true in the first place. 558 more words


All Dogs Go to Heaven, and That Other Thing Pope Francis Never Said

I’ve done it, you’ve done it–go ahead, admit it–forwarded a meme or an email that was so perfect, such a reflection of and corroboration of personal views, only to find out later it was a pack of lies.   519 more words


"A Sappy Load of Shit"

The headline of this essay is taken from a quote from George Carlin, when asked what he thought about the “Paradox of our Time… 2,390 more words



I recently came across a scintillating Facebook post claiming that Sarah Palin wants all the Native Americans to leave the U.S. and go back to Nativia.   407 more words

Conspiracy Theory

Obama did not rename Mt. McKinley

Let’s get that straight now. Obama did not “re-name” the mountain. He removed the fake name that had been placed on top of the mountain’s real name. 260 more words


Snopes.com CEO Arrested On Charges Of Fraud And Corruption

Snopes.com editor attacks messenger, shoots pianist, leading police to discovery of corrupt and fraudulent practices inside the organization.

LOS ANGELES, CA – Snopes.com owners Barbara and David Mikkelson were detained by police today after an unrelated investigation of a Snopes.com editor lead police onto a paper trail of corruption, bribery, and fraud at the very heart of the fact-checking organization. 763 more words