Fact Check Ratings – People’s Pundit Daily

Fact Check Ratings  People’s Pundit Daily Fact check ratings for claims reviewed by People’s Pundit Daily (PPD). Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

Fact check: Erik Prince’s public claims vs. the Mueller report – CNN

Fact check: Erik Prince’s public claims vs. the Mueller report  CNN Erik Prince, the founder of the controversial private security firm Blackwater, makes a number of appearances in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s double-false claim about GDP – Star Tribune

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s double-false claim about GDP  Star Tribune President Donald Trump told Fox Business Network the country reached a rate of growth last quarter that hadn’t been seen in 14 years. That’s false in two ways … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

Video: Kushner Downplays Russia’s 2016 Actions – FactCheck.org

Video: Kushner Downplays Russia’s 2016 Actions  FactCheck.org In this week’s fact-checking video, CNN’s Jake Tapper examines Jared Kushner’s claim that Russia’s 2016 election interference amounted to little more than “a … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

FACT CHECK: Did a Muslim Man Impregnate a 9-Year-Old Girl? – Snopes.com

FACT CHECK: Did a Muslim Man Impregnate a 9-Year-Old Girl?  Snopes.com An image of a young child in Brazil with an enlarged liver and spleen is frequently used by internet trolls to spread Islamophobic rumors. On 24 March 2019, … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

Fact-checking Trump’s claims about violent crime – CNN

Fact-checking Trump’s claims about violent crime  CNN Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump celebrated declining violent crime rates during a speech at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting on … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

DeVos Didn’t Try to ‘Defund’ Special Education – FactCheck.org

DeVos Didn’t Try to ‘Defund’ Special Education  FactCheck.org In a CNN town hall, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Democratic candidate for president, went too far when she said Education Secretary Betsy DeVos “not only has tried … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

Measles Misinformation Gets an Immigration Twist – FactCheck.org

Measles Misinformation Gets an Immigration Twist  FactCheck.org A Facebook meme incorrectly blames the measles outbreak in the U.S. on immigrants from South America. The virus, however, was eliminated there in 2016. Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

Debunking Mueller’s ‘Conflicts’ – FactCheck.org

Debunking Mueller’s ‘Conflicts’  FactCheck.org The Russia report released April 18 contradicts President Donald Trump’s claims that special counsel Robert Mueller had two conflicts of interest that prevented … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:11 pm Support Us

FACT CHECK: Did the Japanese Government Ban Microwave Ovens? – Snopes.com

FACT CHECK: Did the Japanese Government Ban Microwave Ovens?  Snopes.com In late-April 2019, we started receiving queries from people who had encountered a rumor holding that Japan was banning microwave ovens’ use in the country … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:11 pm Support Us

Viral Claim Blurs Marijuana, Gun Policies – FactCheck.org

Viral Claim Blurs Marijuana, Gun Policies  FactCheck.org Social posts wrongly claim that states legalizing marijuana also have “legislated” that those who use the drug cannot have guns. Actually, a long-standing … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:11 pm Support Us

Fact check: White House vs. the Mueller report, one week out – CNN

Fact check: White House vs. the Mueller report, one week out  CNN One week after the redacted Mueller report’s release, here’s a look at claims the administration has made over the report and how they measure up to what the … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:11 pm Support Us

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s claims during Green Bay visit – WBAY

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s claims during Green Bay visit  WBAY WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump stretched the truth on various fronts at his Wisconsin rally and in weekend remarks, asserting that an … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:11 pm Support Us

Barr’s Testimony, In Context – FactCheck.org

Barr’s Testimony, In Context  FactCheck.org In testifying about the special counsel’s report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign, Attorney General William Barr … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:11 pm Support Us

AP fact check: Trump’s follies on immigration, health care – PBS NewsHour

AP fact check: Trump’s follies on immigration, health care  PBS NewsHour President Donald Trump stretched the truth on various fronts at his Wisconsin rally and in weekend remarks, asserting that an immigration plan to send migrants … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 1:11 pm Support Us

Fascinating: The Makers Of Cap’n Crunch Have Revealed That The White Thing On Cap’n Crunch’s Face Isn’t A Mustache, They’re Tusks Because His Parents Were Brother And Sister

The world has just learned a truly amazing fact about one of the world’s most iconic cereal mascots: Quaker Oats, the company that makes the cereal Cap’n Crunch, has revealed that the white thing on Cap’n Crunch’s face isn’t a mustache, but rather a set of tusks that are growing out his face because his… Read More

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s 9/11 Comments in Context – FactCheck.org

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s 9/11 Comments in Context  FactCheck.org The controversy over Rep. Ilhan Omar’s reference to the 9/11 terrorist attacks continued to boil on the political talk shows on Sunday. White House Press … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 12:56 pm Support Us

Jay Inslee’s Green Jobs Claim – FactCheck.org

Jay Inslee’s Green Jobs Claim  FactCheck.org In an op-ed and at a town hall, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has claimed that the top two fastest-growing jobs in the United States are in clean energy: solar … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 12:56 pm Support Us

Trump’s Deceptive Arms Trade Treaty Argument – FactCheck.org

Trump’s Deceptive Arms Trade Treaty Argument  FactCheck.org In announcing that he will withdraw the United States from the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, President Donald Trump falsely claimed that under the … Full Story Here Google Fact Check May 13, 2019 12:56 pm Support Us

The Danger Of Drugs: This Man Has Become Annoying After Doing A Drug

We all grow up listening to warnings from parents and teachers about the dangers of drug use, but nothing is scarier than seeing someone you know become truly unrecognizable right before your eyes. A recent story out of a small town in Wisconsin is the perfect example of the chilling way drugs can steal away… Read More

The A.V. Club says goodbye to Veep

Veep ended its seven-year term on HBO last night with a series of backdoor deals, sublime obscenities, multiple time jumps, and one final indignity for once-and-future President Selina Meyer (the incomparable Julia Louis-Dreyfus). Like a certain other award-winning HBO series, Veep had numerous threads to tie up in… Read more… Full Story Here AV Club… Read More

Craftsman Confirms New Hammer Backwards-Compatible With Previous Generation Of Nails

NEW BRITAIN, CT—In an attempt to proactively quash concerns among the brand’s diehard fans, Craftsman announced Monday that its newest line of hammers would indeed be backwards-compatible with previous generations of nails. “For anybody worried about whether their nails will still work with the new upgrades, have no… Read more… Full Story Here The Onion… Read More

Legendary Actress and Singer Doris Day Dead at 97

Doris Day, the honey-voiced singer and actress whose film dramas, musicals and innocent sex comedies made her a top star in the 1950s and ’60s and among the most popular screen actresses in history, has died. Full Story Here Snopes May 13, 2019 7:41 am Support Us

Facebook Cofounder Calls For Breaking Up Social Media Giant

In a lengthy and impassioned editorial, Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes pressed for the U.S. government to regulate the social media giant in order to combat its monopolistic stranglehold on internet communication and lack of accountability. What do you think? Read more… Full Story Here The Onion May 13, 2019 7:41 am Support Us

Agent Penis reassigned after CIA intruder blows his cover

LANGLEY — Central Intelligence Agent Richard Penis has been reassigned to administrative duty after a woman compromised his secret identity by trespassing on CIA headquarters and requesting to speak with him, sources confirmed today. The woman, who demanded that Agent Penis return her ID, claims to have been unaware that she was blowing Penis’s cover.… Read More

Self-loathing & grand gestures get in the way of Lucifer’s epiphany

With Lucifer, there comes acceptance—or a long-lasting frustration, if you refuse to accept—that, despite Lucifer’s efforts to change or get better, he’ll always backslide in some way. Pretty much every character knows Lucifer’s patterns, whether it’s getting the wrong lesson from something, self-sabotaging, you know… Read more… Full Story Here AV Club May 13, 2019… Read More

Supergirl meets her Soviet sister in a jam-packed penultimate episode

If you’re looking for bang for your Supergirl buck, “Red Dawn” more than delivers. This is an almost preposterously overstuffed episode; one with game-changing events on so many fronts it’s hard to keep track of them all. It doesn’t all work and much of it doesn’t hold up under scrutiny, but “Red… Read more… Full… Read More

Barry foregrounds Hollywood satire just as the dominoes collapse

Barry generally tends to let its Hollywood satire exist in the margins. Its main comedic targets are actorly desperation and amateur theater, both of which ultimately privilege individual behavior over industry machinations. Yet, the specter of Hollywood overshadows everything, not just because the series features Los… Read more… Full Story Here AV Club May 12,… Read More

Westeros faces its final battle on the penultimate Game of Thrones

Welcome to another season of Game Of Thrones reviews for those who have not read the books the series is based on. Since critics won’t be receiving screeners this season, each week we’ll publish the episode page once the broadcast ends and add the review to the page when finished. That way newbies have a… Read More

Billions spins its wheels in an unusually lackluster episode

We’re in the doldrums of this season of Billions, the point at which you can set your watch to the reversals of fortune. Those who were riding high last week will be brought low this week, and vice versa. “American Champion” is about as rote as this show gets, which means it still offers up… Read More

Marge finds only spurious enlightenment as The Simpsons closes out its 30th season

“Crystal Blue-Haired Persuasion” left me feeling tired. Not because it’s a bad episode, necessarily—it’s above average, as far as a season 30 episode of The Simpsons goes. The overall feeling left after this 30th Simpsons season finale is more one of rueful resignation that, for all the show’s pedigree, its occasional… Read more… Full Story… Read More

Villanelle tries out a new career path on Killing Eve

Does Konstantin need a day job? Everyone’s favorite assassin minder seems to have a lot of free time on his hands these days, swinging from breakfast at Carolyn’s to hanging out on a stakeout with Eve and eating every piece of snack food he can find. Read more… Full Story Here AV Club May 12,… Read More

Alyssa Milano Calls for Sex Strike, Ignites Social Media

The actress ignited social media with a tweet calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. Full Story Here Snopes May 12, 2019 4:56 pm Support Us

SATURN IS A GIANT UFO!

Forget about the scientific “facts” drummed into your head by school teachers.  Saturn is not a planet – it’s a colossal UFO! That’s the assertion of controversial astronomer Dr. Eduardo Marquez, who has come forward with puzzling photos that appear to bolster the seemingly outlandish claim. “new high-definition photos taken by the powerful 2.6-meter telepscope… Read More

States Seek Explicit Patient Consent for Pelvic Exams

Bills introduced in roughly a dozen states this year would require that women undergoing gynecological surgeries give explicit approval to a pelvic exam beforehand. Full Story Here Snopes May 12, 2019 2:26 pm Support Us

Channeling Maybe-Yes, Maybe-No Mueller: Speak, Bob, Speak!

The release of a redacted version of Mueller’s 448-page report last month offered a long-awaited moment of closure for many — and an utterly unsatisfying cliffhanger for plenty of others. Full Story Here Snopes May 12, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

Sailors walking into strip club reminded to ‘clap like Mike Pence is speaking’

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A group of sailors preparing to enter the Rear Admiral Gentleman’s Club were reminded by Command Master Chief Petty Officer Michael Tubbins on Saturday evening to “clap like Mike Pence is speaking,” — referencing the primal sexual energy typically elicited by the vice president’s remarks, sources confirmed today. The sailors, who… Read More

The A.V. Club is recapping Lucifer

Episode 1: “Everything’s Okay” | Episode 2: “Someone’s Been Reading Dante’s Inferno” | Episode 3: “O, Ye Of Little Faith, Father” | Episode 4: “All About Eve” | Episode 5: “Expire Erect” | Episode 6: “Orgy Pants To Work” Read more… Full Story Here AV Club May 12, 2019 3:56 am Support Us

In Home Videos, Jerrod Carmichael doesn’t know what to do with black women

Home Videos should be a natural progression for Jerrod Carmichael’s work—a personal, comedic look at his own life and family isn’t too much of a departure from his work on The Carmichael Show or his production of Ramy Youssef’s family comedy, Ramy. Both Ramy and The Carmichael Show excelled at placing their… Read more… Full… Read More

Space Ghost Files IG complaint over non-selection for Space Command

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE — Space Ghost, the interstellar crime fighter and talk-show host, has filed a complaint with the Department of Defense Inspector General over his non-selection for a command position in U.S. Space Command, sources confirmed today. Space Ghost considers himself qualified for command and is disgruntled over his non-selection, according to a… Read More

If Lucifer can’t have it all, what chance do the rest of us have?

You might remember this from last season’s Pierce/Chloe relationship, but Lucifer hasn’t always been the best when it comes to its depiction of the passage of time. Sometimes it’s really difficult to know just how much time has passed, and that can hurt when it comes to truly understanding character interactions.… Read more… Full Story… Read More

Ex-Fugees Rapper Charged in Campaign Finance Case

Prakazrel “Pras” Michel is accused of conspiring with fugitive Malaysian financer Jho Low to make and conceal foreign campaign contributions. Full Story Here Snopes May 10, 2019 2:42 pm Support Us

A somewhat clunky DuckTales parallels Della and Donald to mixed results

I don’t know if I buy “The Golden Spear’s” throughline–that Penumbra is basically another version of Donald. It’s one of many throughlines that get tossed around here, the main one being the overall contrast between how Della takes in the chaotic, adventurous life (optimistic, carefree, determined) and how Donald… Read more… Full Story Here AV… Read More

Trump Asserts Executive Privilege Over Mueller Report

For the first time in his presidency, Donald Trump asserted executive privilege to prevent the release of redacted portions of Robert S. Mueller III’s report and other evidence from his investigation. What do you think? Read more… Full Story Here The Onion May 10, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service Reintroduces Straw Hat-Wearing Boys To Old Fishin’ Holes

WASHINGTON—In an effort to restore the previously endangered creatures to their natural habitat, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service announced Friday a widespread effort to reintroduce straw hat-wearing boys to old fishin’ holes. “These winsome, sunburned, overall-clad specimens—a rural variety of the common… Read more… Full Story Here The Onion May 10, 2019 1:12… Read More

Tips For Going Through A Divorce

About half of all marriages end in divorce, in what can be an incredibly painful process for a couple to go through. The Onion offers some helpful tips for taking stress and anxiety out of a divorce. Read more… Full Story Here The Onion May 10, 2019 12:56 pm Support Us

Turning Point USA Condemns UNLV Student For Filming Racist Video In Portrait Mode

PHOENIX—Swiftly responding to a leaked video they called “incongruent with their core values,” conservative activist group Turning Point USA issued a statement Friday condemning a University Of Nevada, Las Vegas chapter student for filming a racist viral video in portrait mode. “With hundreds of thousands of dollars… Read more… Full Story Here The Onion May… Read More

The Last War brings a bonanza of Game Of Thrones dead pool odds

The final season of Game Of Thrones promised two major confrontations: Between the living and the dead, and between whatever was left of the living and Cersei’s forces down in King’s Landing. Despite the depletion of their ranks (though not in terms of the major characters we were expecting), those who’ve sworn … Read more… Full… Read More

Upset Red Sox Fan Demands To Speak To Manager

BOSTON—Fuming as he referred to the on-field product as “totally unacceptable,” upset Red Sox fan James McCormack pulled aside a Fenway Park employee Friday and demanded to speak to the team’s manager. “Is this the way they treat paying customers? I’m gonna need someone to come up here and explain the level of play I…… Read More

Alabama Cracks Down On Abortions By Outlawing All Medical Procedures

MONTGOMERY, AL—Defending the measure as necessary to fully eliminate the practice of terminating pregnancies, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill Friday cracking down on abortions by outlawing all medical procedures in the state. “The only way to ensure that not a single abortion ever takes place in the state of… Read more… Full Story… Read More

Islam Is Incompatible With Country-Western Culture

There’s been some changes lately ’round these parts. Spilling over the countryside from hill to holler, Muslim immigrants have poured in by the millions. And they ain’t just in the big cities anymore. No, sir. They’re in our small towns, too, and some of ’em are even getting themselves elected to public office. Now, I…… Read More

Harried Woman On Train Quickly Doing Plastic Surgery On Face Before Work

CHICAGO—Speculating that the self-anesthetizing, scalpel-bearing woman must have left the house in a big hurry that morning, passengers on a crowded Chicago Brown Line train confirmed Friday that a fellow rider attempted a quick session of plastic surgery on her face while on her way to work. “She must have overslept… Read more… Full Story… Read More

Cersei is lying about her pregnancy, one way or the other

If any woman on Game Of Thrones said she was pregnant no one would question it. But Cersei Lannister is not just any woman. Only a fool would take anything she says at face value, a lesson her brother Tyrion forgot when she promised to help fight the dead. It wasn’t the dumbest mistake he’s… Read More

Trump Taxes Show He Lost $1 Billion Over Decade

A recent investigation into the president’s taxes found that his businesses lost over $1 billion from 1985 to 1995, suggesting he lost more money in those years than nearly any other U.S. taxpayer. What do you think? Read more… Full Story Here The Onion May 10, 2019 6:26 am Support Us

Ancestry DNA test reveals soldier comes from a long line of POGs

FORT HOOD, Texas – One Army specialist experienced a wave of emotions today when his Ancestry DNA test revealed that he hails from a long line of POGs, sources confirmed today. “I always felt like there was something driving me to serve my country in combat,” said Pfc. Darren Hotchkiss, a laundry and bath specialist… Read More

Chinook catches Army flirting with younger, thinner aircraft

PENTAGON — Long rumored tensions came to a head as the CH-47 Chinook Helicopter confronted the U.S. Army after discovering suggestive text messages on the Army’s phone, sources confirmed today. The Chinook referenced an exchange that included a Snapchat video of the CH-53 Super Stallion (a name experts believe is clearly overcompensating for something) loading… Read More

Disney Delays ‘Avatar 2’ Until 2021

James Cameron’s long-awaited follow-up to Avatar has seen its release date pushed back by a year until December 17, 2021. What do you think? Read more… Full Story Here The Onion May 9, 2019 1:26 pm Support Us

YouTube Rushes To Shut Down School Shooter’s Account Over Copyright Complaints

SAN BRUNO, CA—Following the Colorado school shooting that left one dead and eight others wounded, YouTube announced Thursday it had moved quickly to shut down the accounts of one of the suspects after receiving complaints over copyright violations. “Shortly after the heartbreaking events in Highlands Ranch, we took… Read more… Full Story Here The Onion… Read More

Divorcing Parents Assure Anxious Kids That Dog Still Loves Them

DENVER—Telling them the relationship would stay the same no matter what happens, divorcing parents Lydia Block and Greg Pascale took a moment to assure their anxious young children that their family dog would always love them, sources reported Thursday. “I know this is a big change, but even though Mommy and Daddy… Read more… Full… Read More

Make-A-Wish kid spends day as a Marine standing in line at the armory

TWENTYNINE PALMS, California — When eight year-old Conrad Greeley found out his leukemia was terminal, his family immediately contacted the Make-A-Wish foundation since he always wanted to spend a day living out his childhood dream of joining the Marine Corps. Luckily, Make-A-Wish came through, and on Tuesday, Conrad met up with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine… Read More

Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover: This Town Was Scared Of An Undead Clown That Chops People Apart With Its Axe, Until They Learned It Only Kills Those Who Have Committed The Sin Of Lust

It’s easy to make snap judgments and get the wrong impression of people, and this story is a perfect example of why you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover: A small town was initially scared of the undead clown stalking their neighborhood until they learned it was only killing people who have committed the… Read More

Dizzying Paradox: This Man Is Not Hungry, But Could Eat

Look away, readers, from this paradox most fearsome, this contradiction most absurd, this baffling enigma whose dizzying contradictions know no precedent: This man is not hungry, but could eat. Read more… Full Story Here ClickHole May 8, 2019 9:26 am Support Us

Real Housewives of Raqqa about to blow up on Bravo

RAQQA, Syria — Bravo channel executive producer Andy Cohen debuted a sneak peek today of the latest installment to the Real Housewives series: “Real Housewives of Raqqa,” set to premiere during Ramadan. The reality television show provides an all-access pass to five lavish wives as they shop, dine, party, and let drama unfold on the… Read More

Viral image – Fact-checking Joe Biden, Hunter Biden, and Ukraine

The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Fact-checking Joe Biden, Hunter Biden, and Ukraine Shady self-dealing in the Ukraine? It’s not just the Republican side that does that, says a social media meme that makes the charge against Democrat Joe Biden. The episode involved his son Hunter Biden’s work on behalf of a Ukrainian energy company at… Read More

Sailor can’t pee unless someone is watching

SAN DIEGO — Retiring Chief Petty Officer Joe Andrews hasn’t peed without someone watching him in 22 years and isn’t about to start now. “At first, I thought all the meat gazing was weird,” said Andrews. “Now, after all this time in the Navy, I went from not being able to piss with someone watching… Read More

Officers with Bronze Star license plates least likely to have left FOB

WASHINGTON – A study released today found that officers who purchased non-valor Bronze Star license plates for their vehicles were 98% less likely to have left a forward operating base, or FOB, during a deployment than officers who did not purchase the plates. The Pentagon spent two months and roughly $17 billion on the study,… Read More

Did Attorney General Barr mislead Congress?

Barr knew that special counsel Robert Mueller had voiced concerns about his March 24 letter, but did not mention them while testifying under oath in April. Full Story Here Washington Post Fact Check May 3, 2019 1:11 am Support Us