So what is “fake news?”

PolitiFact might have the best definition: Fake news is made-up stuff, masterfully manipulated to look like credible journalistic reports that are easily spread online to large audiences willing to believe the fictions and spread the word. For more on the topic, go here. And thanks, Patricia, for the link. And, from Elissa, a new debunking …

So what will we do on Nov. 9?

It strikes me — and I’m as guilty as the day is long — that it’s going to be an interesting day, Nov. 9, no matter who wins (I know who I’m voting for). Those of us (did I mention I’m guilty as the day is long?) who’ve been in the trenches indulging in slap …

Did you watch the Democratic debates on Saturday?

There were a few ideas exchanged on gun legislation, health care, terrorism, and the 1 percent, but this must be corrected: Unlike what Candidate Clinton said re: Whatzisname, America’s Best-Known Racist®: There is no evidence that ISIS (or Daesh or ISIL) is using Trump specfic, ally for recruitment, according to PolitiFact. And here are some of that …