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Snopes.com has made its name as the truthful source that debunks crazy conspiracy theories and “fake news” on the internet, but its response to a story on legislation allowing warrantless searches is in need of its own fact check. As Snopes correctly noted, the story in question was published by The Free …
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The fact-checking blog Snopes is appealing to readers for $10 donations to save it from an outside vendor that’s allegedly holding the website and its ad revenues “hostage.” “As misinformation has increasingly threatened democracies around the world (including our own), Snopes.com has stood in the forefront of fighting for truth …
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The self-proclaimed fact-checker Snopes.com has been harshly criticized for its Leftist bias, and as is so often the case, a tilt to the Left also means a willingness to foster ignorance and complacency about the nature and magnitude of the jihad threat. After a billboard went up in Indiana pointing …
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In an effort to be as fascist as possible, Facebook has employed the likes of Snopes and Politifact to put warnings before their readers as to what might be “fake news.”  It’s really not their job to do that, but now they are even doing it to a website that openly …
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Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. Snopes, one of the new arbiters of Fake News for Facebook, has been utterly remiss in its fact-checking duties by failing to report the false allegation The Russians hacked into Vermont’s power grid — perhaps because the original claim appeared in the …
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Since Facebook has hired Snopes.com as one of their new “fact checkers” to put an end to the spread of “fake news” across Facebook, wouldn’t this be a great time to meet the folks behind Snopes? Fasten your seatbelts for this one. How many times have you been talking to someone who …
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Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. Fraud, embezzlement, and using company funds to pay for prostitution are just a sampling of the accusations against the CEO of fact-checking website, Snopes — a site which, incidentally, is part of Facebook’s new panel to combat “fake news.” Facebook’s choice to …
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Article first appeared at The Free Thought Project. By Joseph Jankowski After Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg denounced the idea that fake news influenced the U.S. election as “a pretty crazy idea,” the social network has decided to fold under the pressure of current media narratives and will take measures to censor …
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Snopes and FactCheck.org are unlikely to tell you this, but I will: insulin wasn’t actually invented at all. Insulin is a hormone produced within the body. In 1923, Frederick Banting and J.J.R. Macleod were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering insulin. So right off the bat, …
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When I attend jiu-jitsu classes I try not to stick out: “keep your head down, don’t get choked” is at the top of my agenda, there. But when I overheard an outspoken woman talking to the coach about coronavirus vaccines, trouble was guaranteed. It turned out that she is one …
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