* I am old enough to remember when the pipe-bomb exploded during the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. I was...Read More
Category: Popular Media
As I noted on my Facebook page: The popular media derisively referred to Sarah Palin (@sarahpalinUSA) as “Caribou Barbie.” Does that mean they’d be cool with calling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...Read More
The notion of “fake news” is certainly a hot topic of the day. Donald Trump, nigh on a daily basis, denounces the fiction popular media broadcasts. This is not new. Multiple newspapers existed throughout this...Read More
Bluecarp on Twitter
"Just because they had 'socialist' in their name doesn't mean the Nazis were socialist!"
Okay, why do you think the Affordable Care Act makes healthcare more affordable?
"Duh, it's right there in the title."
The whole notion of “a curve” (that goes up and then down), implies there’s some sort of herd immunity at work.
Whether you like it or not, the strategy of flattening the curve was based on an assumption that the population would achieve some degree of immunity from reinfection.
Most Facebook "fact checks" are not fact checks at all. They acknowledge the stated fact is accurate, but then argue that the conclusion one might draw from that fact should be different than the conclusion the poster is drawing by implication.