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What George Orwell Said About Why He Writes
  • 18 January 2021
"From a very early age, perhaps the age of five or six, I knew that...
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Did MLK Jr. Say the Purpose of Education Is To Sort Fact From Fiction?
  • 18 January 2021
One of the chief aims of education, according to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.,...
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Did Ulysses S. Grant Predict This About the Next Civil War?
  • 18 January 2021
"Let us begin by guarding against every enemy threatening the perpetuity of free republican institutions,"...
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Did The New York Times Report in 1924 That Hitler Was ‘Tamed by Prison’?
  • 17 January 2021
Critics of Donald Trump warned of historical parallels between the U.S. Capitol attack of 2021,...
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Did Ben Shapiro Say ‘Every Regular Human’ Owns Zip Ties After US Capitol Riot?
  • 15 January 2021
Some members of the mob that attacked the Capitol were spotted wielding plastic zip cuffs.
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Was a ‘Trump Does the Unthinkable’ Op-Ed Written by Liz Crokin?
  • 15 January 2021
An opinion piece by Liz Crokin supposedly recounting the various good deeds Trump performed before...
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Did Texas Pastor Say Keep Weapons ‘Loaded’ Before Inauguration?
  • 14 January 2021
The pastor has cited a handful of conspiracy theories that Snopes has previously debunked.
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Did Donald Trump Jr. Tweet That Being Impeached Was ‘Deplorable’?
  • 13 January 2021
Shifting political tides often make previous public statements seem embarrassing in retrospect.
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Did Sheryl Sandberg Suggest US Capitol Riot Was Not Organized on Facebook?
  • 12 January 2021
The Facebook executive pointed to Facebook's "abilities to stop hate," "standards," and "transparency."
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Did Tomi Lahren Say Biden Supporters Would ‘Loot and Riot’ If He Lost Election?
  • 8 January 2021
Another tweet that didn't age well in the wake of the Jan. 6, 2021, riot...
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Did Trump Say He Loved Capitol Rioters in Now-Deleted Video?
  • 6 January 2021
Social media platforms deleted the video, saying it violated community standards.
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Did Rudy Giuliani Call for ‘Trial by Combat’ Before Trump Mob Broke Into Capitol?
  • 6 January 2021
After a violent mob descended on the U.S. Capitol, the rhetoric of Trump's surrogates came...
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