New AltFact-er heard from: Trump can lie about the murder rate because he’s not ‘bound by all the facts’

Enter stage right, the one and only Rick Santorum. You might recall Rick, he ran for president twice, is a devout, practicing Catholic, an outspoken social conservative who opposes same-sex marriage and artificial birth control. While serving as a senator, Santorum was the author of what came to be known as the Santorum Amendment, which promoted […]

The battle rages, “Fake News” vs. “Alternative Facts” – TAKE THE POLL

To hear the White House put it, all this coverage of outright lies, misdirections and (say it with us now) ALTERNATIVE FACTS is in fact, Fake News.   Which probably qualifies it for yet another Alternative Fact but we’ll get to that later. Here’s the official argument from Sebastian Gorka a former Breitbart editor [read: Bannon accolyte] and […]

Within hours the DeVos run Dept. of Education is targeted for demolition

Maybe it wasn’t Pay-for-Play after all but instead Pay-for-the-Chance-to-Push-the-Detonator-Button on the department she just bought.  Like a real estate tycoon who buys a building only to rig it with explosives and watch it implode. On the same day the Senate confirmed President Trump’s secretary of Education pick by a historically narrow margin, a House Republican […]

Alternative Fact: “Only Radical Islam is to blame for carrying out and killing Americans in the US”

This is a statement that was repeated time and time again on the campaign trail. It was meant to strike fear in voters and open the pocketbooks of donors. It worked. It always does. But guess what? It’s not true! Since 2002 Islamists launched nine attacks that murdered 45, while American right-wing extremists struck 18 times, […]

Pay-for-play on full display as least qualified nominee takes the reins at Dept. of Education

One of the biggest contributors to the Republican Party (over $200 million), a woman who has absolutely no qualifications or experience when it comes to public education, college funding, student loans or what the inside of a public school even looks like, is our new Secretary of Education. The billionaire socialite has snagged one of […]