Having previously avoided the "Sandy Hook truther" story like a communicable disease, I bowed to its new virality and explained why the gun lobby's constant warnings of a coming Gunpocalypse make trutherism totally understandable.
Inside Higher Ed
No Funds for You The Department of Education withholds massive amounts of funding from “risky” colleges. It doesn’t have to tell us which ones.
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