fact or fiction

Is it a fact or is it merely fiction? Exploring and debunking conspiracies and the lesser known truths in the world of politics.

Aidan O'Kane21 days ago
Peace
It was a chilly day in Washington DC, mid-February if I can recall. The Capital City, once a place where anyone could come and live prosperously has now become a secure stronghold where the President,...
Peter Rose4 months ago
Has Science Lost Its Way?
Has science lost its way? Do politics now control research? Science used to be the prerogative of the very wealthy and educated people. They had money and time, and while never being under the control...
Kacie Turton6 months ago
What's Real Anymore?
Dear Vocal Readers, Oh, the truth, it's something that can be hard to find in today's society. With the whirlwind of fake news we see every day, how can we even tell what is real anymore? In my junior...
He Says She Says
The human mind developed in a smaller, concrete world, where the 300 members of a tribe were the only people worth taking note of. Our mind evolved to keep track of complex relationships and emotions ...
Marlene Affeld6 months ago
Pirates of the Pacific
On December 1, 1884, the peaceful tropical paradise of the Hawaiian Islands became the scene of one of the world’s most audacious and daring buccaneering raids. The brazen assault was possibly the big...
SKYLERIZED 7 months ago
The Dead, Alleged, Ex-Cracked Leader of the Semi-Free World
The late President George Herbert Walker Bush has received adoration and adulation upon the event of his demise. But the man stood for pragmatism, a dogged and nasty racist streak, and an ugly view of...
Blake O'Connor9 months ago
Signs You Are Living in a Oligarchy
"At the parliament of animals, the rabbits demanded equal rights, and the lions replied, ‘But where are your claws?’” Liberal Democracies proliferated in the early 20th century and took a stronger hol...
Jack Cockayne9 months ago
Queen Elizabeth Was a Man?
However, some believe this was the result of a young boy being forced into the role of a powerful woman. Not because of the belief that women are weak but, because of the interesting theory brought to...
SKYLERIZED 10 months ago
Why Are You Ranking: The Best Ways to Tell that America Is Still the Greatest and Most Moral Country in Human History, Listed from Most Perfect to Perfect
What makes New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's statement that “America was never that great” false is not because he said it. As an emotionalist, he fails to realize the beauty and promise and perfection...
SKYLERIZED a year ago
Why Are You Ranking: Worst Fake History to be Taught in Government Schools Listed from False Truth to Pants-on-Fire Lie
In this age of schools that ought to be privatized, staff and faculty mean well, but fall short of delivering facts when it comes to history. Throughout the decades, American government schools have o...
The American Neo-Nazi
We live in a time of open racism. People are not hiding their prejudices anymore simply because they had to hide it a lot when 44 was in office. The alt-right has sprung up out of deep frustration. Th...
Isza Edwardsa year ago
Common Signs of School Shooters
To preface this, there are five common traits that almost all spree/serial killers show. A history of neglect or abuse from a parent or guardian, a history of arson or animal abuse, sadism, lack of sy...
Waddington's Worth
Matthew Baillie Begbie, Supreme Court Judge of the Province of British Columbia, sat in the corner office of Waddington’s building, just down from the Quay in New Westminister. Alfred Waddington himse...
James Howella year ago
Symbols and Cracking the Code of Hate in America
There are many “secret” codes of hate along with symbols in America. These are used to show other members they are a part of certain hate groups, without alerting the public. You can find these easy e...
Donald Graya year ago
Creepy Government Conspiracies You Didn't Know About
Is the era of heroes dead? These conspiracy theorists would have you believe so, as their hypotheses concerning under the radar actions involving the government and it's various subsidiaries remain so...
The Finer Points of Merit
Merit means to be judged by your skills and accomplishments. To be judged on merit also implies you are judged by the content of your character. Merit means that you can rest assured that hard work is...
Is It News or Recent Historical Fiction?
Is it news or recent historical fiction? Immigration is center stage. From DACA, sanctuary cities, executive orders, and of course, ICE and the border. Nothing gets both sides of the debate as fired up as ICE. As California heads for a a showdown with the Trump Administration as a sanctuary state, other immigration controversies are making waves throughout the country. In the last two months, certain immigration stories have received national coverage. Headlines retweeted across social media, op...
Iggy Paulsena year ago
Things You Can and Can't Do During a Government Shutdown
Recently, the United States had endured a several days-long government shutdown caused by a stalemate in Congress over DACA, CHIP, and other crucial aspects of legislation and budget creation. This ha...