Why do so many people ignore facts?

We are awash with people who reject facts and embrace myths … Creationism Rejection of the scientific consensus that humans are the cause of climate change The assertion that 9/11 was an inside job The claim that vaccines cause autism etc… We are wholly familiar with much of this. This is because the realisation that … Read moreWhy do so many people ignore facts?

One more Daily Mail update

Yes, I’ve been banging on about the Daily Mail a bit, or to be a tad more precise, I have the two following posts … I posted here about the David Rose Climate Denial article that is so very wrong with its claim that NOAA fudged data … Daily Mail Fails again – Climate Change hatchet job … Read moreOne more Daily Mail update

Has Wikipedia really banned Daily Mail as ‘unreliable’ source?

There is an article in the UK’s Guardian that reports that Wikipedia has banned the Daily Mail because it is an un-reliable source … Wikipedia bans Daily Mail as ‘unreliable’ source Online encyclopaedia editors rule out publisher as a reference citing ‘reputation for poor fact checking and sensationalism’ Wikipedia editors have voted to ban the Daily … Read moreHas Wikipedia really banned Daily Mail as ‘unreliable’ source?

Has California actually legalised Child Prostitution?

I’ve seen a claim pop up that asserts that a new law just passed in California has legalised Child Prostitution. The Claim Here for example is what the (Mad Hatters) Tea Party website is claiming … (No link, I’m not giving them traffic. If you want to verify it, just google “California Democrats Legalize Child Prostitution”) … Read moreHas California actually legalised Child Prostitution?