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Gun Polls–Fake Polls or Usable Data

Is it time to talk gun safety yet? If so, here is a list of doable things: 1. Universal background checks (90% public support) 2. Ban assault weapons (57% public support) 3. Ban bump stocks (82% public support) 4. Close … Continue reading

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A primer on political spin

The bottom line is that the system is going bankrupt and the President and Congressional Democrats – who haven’t proposed any solution – do not have a plan to preserve Medicare long-term. –Rep. Tom Reed, Apr 29, 2013 #####   Political spin is … Continue reading

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How to Spot Fake News

Carolyn Thompson, in an article written for the Associated Press, advises on how to spot fake news. Here are her suggestions: Consider where it was first published? Is there a source? Is the source reliable? Has it been “fact checked?” … Continue reading

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