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Did Bill Gates Say 'Hung Election and Civil War' Are Coming?
Oct 3, 2022
According to Forbes, Gates said that "political polarization may bring it all to an end" and ref ...
'Taps' Did Not Originate the Way Viral Facebook Post Claims
Apr 12, 2022
A post from 2014 about the supposed origins of the military melody known as "Taps" recently rece ...
Did Robert Smalls Steal a Confederate Ship to Rescue Himself and Others from Slavery?
Aug 21, 2018
A meme accurately recounts the life of a man born into slavery who stole a Confederate ship to r ...
Lincoln and Lee's Views on Slavery
Sep 11, 2017
A meme widely circulated in the wake of a controversy over Confederate memorials does not accura ...
Did Congress Designate Confederate Soldiers as United States Veterans?
Aug 24, 2017
Debates over monuments led to a rumor that Confederate soldiers are legally considered veterans ...
The Post-Civil War Lives of Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis
Aug 22, 2017
A Tumblr post mischaracterizes the two Confederate leaders' positions after the Civil War.
Donald Trump Praises Colonel Sanders for His Service in the Civil War?
May 22, 2017
A satirical web site reported that Trump called KFC founder Colonel Harland Sanders "a tremendou ...
Did a Trump Golf Course Commemorate a Civil War Battle That Never Happened?
May 3, 2017
A historically inaccurate plaque on a Trump-owned golf course commemorates a Civil War battle al ...
President Trump: Andrew Jackson Could Have Prevented the Civil War
May 1, 2017
Does Trump's suggestion that Andrew Jackson could have stopped the Civil War have any basis in h ...
The Origins of 'Taps'
Oct 28, 2008
An old rumor tells of how the "Taps" military bugle song supposedly originated from a compositio ...
Did Facebook Ban All Christian-Themed Content?
Does a New Facebook Algorithm Only Show You 26 Friends?
Does 'New Facebook/Meta Rule' Permit Company To Use Your Photos?