Dear Meme Manufacturer, I Believe I Was Mislead,

I am a long-time fan of your products. I found “Ten Amazing Things You Didn’t Know About Nazi Germany” so entertaining that I forwarded it to all 116 of my social media followers, especially the Jewish ones. …

Arthur Laffer, who poisoned Republican brains with the fairy tale that tax cuts pay for themselves, has found a new and exciting way to be wrong. As he once discarded the universally-held belief that taxes bring revenue to the government, he is now disposing of the idea that time is…

Stroke of Genius: America’s Forgotten Champion

Human achievement is most awesome when one of the common folk, doing common things, rises to greatness. Da Vinci’s representation of distance and perspective may have forever changed the way humans perceive their world, but it fails to register more than a brief “oh…

Joseph Mulhatten, Liar

If there is a single person who can claim to be the father of modern fake news, it was a 19th Century traveling salesman from Louisville, Kentucky, named Joseph Mulhatten. For 20 years, he spiked American newspapers with outlandish tales people simply could not resist. …

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