Did John F. Kennedy say Americans Could Be Entrusted with ‘Unpleasant Facts’

Over the years, social media users have shared a statement about entrusting Americans with “unpleasant facts” purportedly spoken by former President John F. Kennedy. The posts alleged that former President John F. Kennedy had said: “We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For […]

Founding Father Benjamin Franklin, penned the ‘death and taxes’ Quote

The quote pertaining nothing being certain in life except death and taxes has recently been attached to ads for life insurance, and jokes circulated on social media Did Benjamin Franklin Pen the famous ‘Death and Taxes’ Quote? Claim – Franklin once wrote, “Our new Constitution is now established, everything seems to promise it will be […]

Did Keanu Reeves write “Humans are about to release themselves from the matrix.”

  Keanu Reeves wrote or uttered a long message asserting that “Humans are about to release themselves of the matrix.”   In February 2022, an old quotation falsely attributed to the Hollywood star Keanu Reeves regained prominence on social media. It contained the type of generic new-age rhetoric about mental slavery, consumerism, and spirituality that […]