Health and Nutrition

Repealing Obamacare Meme

The Obamacare Repeal Study

This meme claims there’s a new study that repealing Obamacare will kill millions of jobs, harm the economy and add to the deficit. Analysis reveals the study is flawed.

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Patents and the Polio Vaccine

Courtesy of Mental Floss, with over 18,000 likes and 5,300 shares.  This meme is generally shared as an indictment on capitalism, to show how the polio vaccine was created without concern to profit, contrasted with…


Fake Chief Seattle Speech

Courtesy of Inside the Divine Pattern.  If parts of this quote sound familiar, it’s because many outlets, even seemingly credible ones, have repeated it.  It’s been recited in Al Gore’s 1992 book Earth in the…


How Much Water Does it Take to Make a Burger?

Courtesy of a Los Angeles billboard, but posted to social media by Kathy Freston, a vegan author, with over 8,500 likes and 21,500 shares.  This is a mating of the old school version of a…


Is Bacon as Harmful as Cigarettes?

Courtesy of Vegan Street, where it has over 750 likes and 630 shares.  This comes from a study, which the World Health Organization (WHO) recently cited to label processed meats like bacon and sausage as…


Is Fast Food, Food?

This is courtesy of LiveWell Wellness Centers.  It’s an old meme, but seems to be brought back from the dead frequently under different variations.  While the claim is probably true, that the food hasn’t molded…