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Chuck Schumer Border Wall 2013 vs. 2018

In January 2019, the Facebook page “McGroarty for Freedom” shared the following meme, which contrasted purported positions held by Sen. Chuck Schumer in 2013 and 2018 on the topic of a border wall to separate the United States from Mexico: It was composed of two photographs of Schumer, and the meme’s text stated: VOTES FOR […]

Did a Twitter User Claim a Border Wall GoFundMe Campaign Got ‘Almost Halfway’ to a Billion Dollars?

In late December 2018, a screenshot of a tweet attributed to a Twitter user who goes by “@MAGA_diane” began circulating on social media: The tweet appeared with a link to a GoFundMe campaign to fund a border wall between the United States and Mexico (created and pushed by Brian Kolfage, who has a history of […]

Is a Scathing Stephen King Tweet About the Border Wall Real?

On December 12, 2018, a screenshot of a tweet attributed to Stephen King began circulating on Facebook and other social sites. It read: Fuck your wall. Split that 5 billion between at-risk children who don’t have lunches and vets who can’t get proper medical and psychological treatment. Fuck your vanity project. Do something good for […]

College Student Pledges to Cut off Genitals over Trump Border Wall-Fiction!

Protesting Trump Border Wall, College Student Pledges to Cut off Genitals-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: A California college student has pledged to cut off his genitals in protest of President Trump’s proposed border wall. The Truth: An account of a college freshman pledging to cut off his penis that was published as “an entertainment piece” has been […]

Did the United States Give Jordan $500 Million to Build a Wall on its Border with Iraq?

On January 8, 2019, just after President Donald Trump addressed the United States on the matter of his intent to construct another border wall, the Facebook page “The American Dreamer” shared the following meme: Text overlaid on an image of a soldier standing next to a very tall concrete wall read: DID YOU KNOW THE U.S. […]