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Did Dwight Eisenhower Say Someday ‘Someone Will Claim It Never Happened’ in 1945?

On June 9 2019, the Facebook page “No To Theocracy” shared the following meme (archived here), featuring a quote in which President Dwight Eisenhower appeared to have predicted Holocaust denial: Above a photograph skeletal human remains, text read: “Get it all on record now — get the films — get the witnesses — because somewhere …

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A pink piggybank.

Members of Congress Don’t Have to Pay Social Security?

An indifferently capitalized and punctuated chain email turned viral social media posting has been around for many years, bearing claims that some elected officials don’t pay into Social Security: Our Senators and Congressmen don’t pay in to Social Security, and, of course, they don’t collect from it. The reason is that they have a special …

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Did Michelle Obama Complain About a ‘Damned Flag’ During a 9/11 Memorial Ceremony?

This is an email with a link to a YouTube video that shows President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at a 9/11 memorial ceremony. The video shows Michelle saying something to the President over the audio of bagpipes during a procession. The email alleges that Michelle said, “All of this for a damned flag?”