Your friendly neighborhood debunker. Chaotic good lovable rogue. Managing editor, TruthOrFiction.com (@erumors).

Joined March 2007
This is what I mean by the #TantonNetwork, because this is it. They also use these networks to harass journalists and editors and threaten to sue over stories they don't like. They're why Americans have a distorted view of the border. And now you know. nbcnews.com/news/amp/rcna121…
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Brooke Binkowski retweeted
I believe @CD4Monica specifically addressed the misuse of those historical events as offensive and devoid of experience. But what's more, they're dangerous b/c they're an explicit, affirmative effort to further sow distrust of our leaders making decisions.
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Brooke Binkowski retweeted
Almost our full city council stood up for public health today in the face of personal attacks, threats of physical confrontation and "arrest." The people who called in showed how dangerous COVID disinformation is in leaving people misinformed and for the emotions it provokes.
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The Rocinante
what's a car you know would be really just like. so bad to own. such a complete millstone round your neck. a money sink that sucked up all your time. a nightmare diva vehicle that never merited the effort. but you really, really want one anyway?
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I suppose the original Rocinante applies here as well, and for mostly the same reasons
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Brooke Binkowski retweeted
What you really see here is the influence of the John Tanton white nationalist network, a group that has somehow managed to fly mostly under the media radar for decades, but is often cited as an authority in conservative circles.
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The white supremacist lobby always has lots of money to promote their twisted views.
reminder that pro-immigration americans are such an absurdly overwhelming majority. the fact that a 68-31 issue has any political salience is absurd.
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The answer is "no, and also her editorial record in light of her eager parroting of racist disinformation campaigns should be thoroughly scrutinized given that she has been filing stories from threatened and destabilized regions and other grey zones for years'
It's the first full day of Hanukkah, and Fox news host @laralogan just equated Dr. Fauci to Nazi doctor Josef Mengele. Is there no shame?
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That might be a little much to fit on a chyron though. Also... you know what? I'm just going to not comment on the fact that she looks like she's about to tell Mr. DeMille she's ready for her close-up
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Yes. We are seriously doing every single fucking thing from 2014 on, all over again. That's why your friendly neighborhood debunkers will be spending their evening weeping into a half-empty bottle again
So is the argument from journalists between the use of the word "misinformation" versus "disinformation" the same one we were having 5 years ago about whether to call Trump's lies, lies? Are we seriously doing this all over again?
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That's why I'm going to put a stop to this stupid fucking cycle, salt the earth where it stood, and then run every single last one of the useless fuckers who allowed this nightmare straight out of power.
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So is the argument from journalists between the use of the word "misinformation" versus "disinformation" the same one we were having 5 years ago about whether to call Trump's lies, lies? Are we seriously doing this all over again?
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Brooke Binkowski retweeted
What is really interesting about the pandemic is that I think many or even most people have realized they would like to live a slower, quieter life, and also that that kind of life is basically economically, socially and structurally impossible for the vast majority of Americans
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In a new filing, Thomas Caldwell of the Oath Keepers case admits he brought a rifle to the Comfort Inn in VA on Jan 6. But he says it was a .22 rifle, calling it "a beginner's gun" & "the least lethal firearm available on the market." Bobby Kennedy was killed with a .22 round
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Brooke Binkowski retweeted
I sat in court with Epstein for 3 days, but after he died, when they closed the case I listened while 30 women read their victim's impact statements. ALL of them said 'Ghislaine was a monster' one said Maxwell taught them 'how to give blow jobs the way he liked them' #FREAKS
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They're still trying this shit
GOP Secretary of State candidate @VoteJimMarchant (NV) is hosting a"panel of election integrity experts to discuss irregularities in Nevada voting procedure and possible remedies" in Reno later this week.
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Brooke Binkowski retweeted
There's a lot to unpack in the House-passed #BuildBackBetter Act—from its investments in child care to how it lowers health care costs while saving taxpayer dollars. On Wednesday, I'm going to use my whiteboard to break down what's in the bill and how it helps families. MORE ⬇️
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