February 2016

Fact-Checking: Fact v. Friction

Fact-checking isn’t a perfect discipline, but it has become a somewhat reliable tool for individuals who wish to separate the absurd from the reasonable in political rhetoric.

On January 27 (Why do People Ignore Facts?), regarding presidential candidate Donald Trump I wrote, “If … Read More


Entering the downtown Washington D.C. headquarters, two plaques are visible: the first tells individuals where they are; the second lays out its mission – a mission that has, over decades, lost much of its trustworthiness. “In 2013,” CBS reports, “Vietnam veteran Zion Yisrael was told … Read More