August 2019

Albert Einstein: “A Little Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing.” Quote or No Quote?

By | August 27th, 2019|Myths, Quote or No Quote|

Ah yes, Albert Einstein. Perhaps number 3 or number 4 on the all time mis-quoted list. No, he didn’t say that thing about the disappearance of bees, and the disappearance of bee pollination being [...]

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July 2019

Quote or No Quote? Harry Truman “Socialism” is a Republican “Scare Word”

By | July 27th, 2019|Myths, Quote or No Quote|

Politics in the United States is rife with rhetorical excess these days, and Americans are being treated to falsehoods, wild exaggerations, and anachronisms galore. Just recently, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham accused four young Democratic Congresswomen [...]

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The Many Myths about the Declaration of Independence

By | July 2nd, 2019|Myths|

Every July, American Buzzkillers get inundated with chain emails, Facebook posts, and Tweets that spread more myths about the Declaration of Independence. No matter how many times they’ve been disproved, the seem to crop up [...]

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June 2019