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The Reverend Vern Barnet, DMn
bio page    CRES minister emeritus    vern@cres.org

 
RESPONSE # 90  HOAXES

Dear Correspondent,

It seems you may be the victim of a hoax -- 
or, at the very least, of a substantially one-sided misrepresentation of a complex situation that instead of helping us understand, appeals to our prejudice for political or sectarian purposes. 

There are several websites you can use to check questionable material. You can enter a passage of the text you sent me in a search engine such as google.com or use the search facility on sites such as
 

BackgroundChecksPhoneScams           http://backgroundchecks.org/reverse-phone-lookup/phone-scams

Snopes
http://www.snopes.com/

TruthOrFiction
http://www.truthorfiction.com/

FactCheck
http://www.FactCheck.org

Urban Legends
http://tafkac.org/

PolitiFact
http://www.politifact.com/

Washington Post Fact Checker
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/

Hoax-Slayer
http://www.hoax-slayer.com/

ThatsFake
http://www.thatsfake.com/

ThatsNonsense
http://www.thatsnonsense.com/
 

I hope this is helpful in your search for accuracy.
 

With best wishes,
 

Vern Barnet