Category Archives: The Facts of Life

The moral superiority of rural life

“Do you know Watson,” said he, “that it is one of the curses of a mind with a turn like mine that I must look at everything with reference to my own special subject. You look at these scattered houses, … Continue reading

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The Facts of Life: how to investigate online political ads

Source: Help Us Monitor Political Ads Online — ProPublica A terrific plan from ProPublica. A central excerpt that’ll tell us what they’re doing and how we can (and must) participate: The nature of online advertising is such that ads appear … Continue reading

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Facts versus fake news: more (Koch Bros) political campaign attack ads

Dear Virginia voters, ● VA-Gov: The Koch brothers’ Americans for Prosperity just launched its first TV ad attacking Democrat Ralph Northam and says it plans to spend $1 million to $2 million over a three-week period to air it. The … Continue reading

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