The Trump Cult And Their Love For Fake News

By David Cholesterol While riding on the back of Infowars, The Gateway Pundit, The National Examiner, and a plethora of conspiracy theory and Russian bot bloggers all the way to the White House, “FAKE NEWS” is a common attack Donald Trump shamelessly implements against every negative news story about him. “The media is really, the word, one of the greatest of all terms I’ve come up with, is ‘fake,’” Trump told Mike Huckabee in an interview on the Trinity Broadcasting Network. “I guess other people have used it perhaps over the…

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Donald Trump – The First Post Truth President And The Tragedy Of The Commons

Trump Swearing In Ceremony during Inauguration

By GLEB TSIPURSKY  Donald Trump is our first post-truth president. And he may well be the first of many. The Oxford Dictionaries website chose “post-truth” as its 2016 word of the year, in large part due to Trump’s success in the presidential election. It defined post-truth as “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.” (Incidentally, the 2015 word of the year wasn’t a word at all but the “face with tears of joy” emoji.) Trump’s…

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Does The NFL Have A Rule Requiring Players To Stand During The National Anthem?

by Richard Cameron If you have been following the debate on the sideline protests in the NFL on social media and in forums, you have heard people making claims and counter-claims about whether the National Football League has a rule mandating that players must stand during the national anthem. The notion here, underlines the controversy of whether athletes are violating league rules prohibiting players from not observing patriotic rituals in one certain manner. Donald Trump, himself, is under the impression that the players are violating league rules.  Is there such…

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