Trump praised Mexicans a Hundred Times

January 24, 2016 1

In a previous article, I discussed how Trump’s initial comments about Mexicans were widely misrepresented. I explained: “My point is that since reporters don’t report what Trump actually says about Mexicans, repeatedly, to tens of thousands […]

George Lucas misunderstands Star Wars, again!

January 22, 2016 0

In an interview with Charlie Rose, George Lucas tried to explain “the downside” of his Star Wars movies. Since his movies were so successful, too many movie producers decided to “only do something that’s proven,” […]

“she got schlonged, she lost…”

January 21, 2016 0

December 21, 2015.  At a campaign rally in Michigan, Donald Trump briefly mentioned Hillary Clinton’s surprising loss to Barack Obama in the 2008 primaries: “she was favored to win, and, she got schlonged, she lost, […]

How Many People Celebrated in New Jersey on 9/11?

January 21, 2016 8

MEDIA MEME:  Donald Trump falsely claimed that during the terrorist attacks of September 11, he saw thousands of Muslims cheering in New Jersey. He grossly lied, because nobody cheered in New Jersey. WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: […]

No, Trump didn’t mock that disability

January 17, 2016 1

MEDIA MEME: Donald Trump cruelly mimicked and ridiculed a reporter’s disability. WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: From 2005 until 2016, Trump occasionally mocked some individuals by shaking his arms with limp wrists and gaping his mouth. Consider […]

Who would vote for that face?

January 17, 2016 0

MEDIA MEME: Donald Trump viciously attacked candidate Carly Fiorina by saying that her face was ugly, so she should not be President. WHAT REALLY HAPPENED: Trump complained about Fiorina’s “face” but then said that he […]

Should I get the Rental Car Insurance?

January 15, 2016 0

This is one of those soul-searching questions that we all face at one point or another. I traveled to another state and I needed a rental car. Four nights. Here’s the question: should I pay […]

The Civil War or the first man in space?

January 5, 2016 0

In 2011, the “Science Guy” from the Houston Chronicle, asked me to discuss a remarkable pair of anniversaries on the same day, April 12: the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War and the […]