Category Archives: Ben Swann

Reality Check: Millions Wasted “Rebuilding” Afghanistan

Seventeen years of wasted taxpayer money and government mismanagement: millions of U.S. dollars spent on projects to rebuild Afghanistan that have not helped the Afghan people. In some cases, these projects actually put Afghans in danger.

Reality Check: Why Did Trump Abandon the Iran Deal?

President Trump announced Tuesday that the U.S. will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal. It is a campaign promise that he made repeatedly during the election. Trump has said the Iran deal is the worst of all time, and instead of staying in it

Reality Check: Who’s Funding the White Helmets?

You’ve no doubt heard of the White Helmets, aka the Syria Civil Defense. They claim to be a neutral entity in Syria. They say they are just helping people caught in the middle of a civil war. But are they? Follow the money and you

Reality Check: The Fight for Alfie Evans

Though his life was mercilessly short, 24-month-old Alfie Evans was at the center of a heart-wrenching debate over who should have final authority over a child’s medical care: the parents, or the state.

Reality Check: Who Is Going to Control Crypto?

President Trump recently announced a ban on Venezuela’s new national cryptocurrency, the petro. That’s right—Venezuela created its own national crypto, possibly to circumvent U.S. sanctions. But could the petro do more than that, and actually catalyze government-controlled cryptos around the world?

Reality Check: Lies Justify U.S. Air Strikes on Syria?

Our government and our media have been peddling lies to justify war, from WMDs in Iraq to humanitarian intervention in Libya. The latest? A U.S.-led missile strike on Syria for the alleged use chemical weapons on civilians. This, just a week after President Trump said

Reality Check: Media Consolidation & News Script Repeaters

A viral video showing news anchors all over the nation reading the exact same words verbatim has people wondering, is this fake news? The promotional content all comes from media giant Sinclair, who owns all of these local broadcast news stations. But is Sinclair the

Reality Check: Syrian Gas Attack Connected to Bigger Conflict?

The Syrian government is being blamed for another gas attack. Then, Israel is blamed for a missile strike on a Syrian air base killing 14 people including Iranians. There are major problems with what is being played out in the Middle East that other media

Reality Check: Mass Shootings & Psychiatric Drugs

When it comes to the debate over mass shootings in America, why does the discussion always go toward tougher gun laws? And yet, we are not talking about the role of antidepressants and other psychiatric medication. The truth? The connection between mass shooters and these

Reality Check: Internet Purge of Dissenting Voices?

Is there an internet purge of conservative voices or voices of dissension online? Some say yes, and that the purge is being pushed by several social media companies. We’ve heard about censorship before… but is what is happening now an all-out purge?

Reality Check: Is Crypto Backed by “Radical Transparency”?

Unless you have been hiding under a rock, you’ve been hearing about cryptocurrency. Bitcoin and dozens of other coins, as either being the future of currency or causing the biggest bubble ever. One of the biggest criticisms of cryptocurrency is that it’s just made-up money,

Reality Check: No Sarin Gas Used by Assad in Syria?

The U.S. is intensifying action in Syria by the day. But why? Candidate Trump said he would stay of out Syria because he warned that ISIS and Al Qaeda would take over and yet President Trump is taking the very steps he warned that Hillary

FDA’s Disinformation Campaign on Kratom

The opioid crisis is killing tens of thousands of Americans each year. So why would the FDA crack down on a substance that may be helping millions of addicts get off drugs like heroin and Oxycontin? This is a Reality Check you won’t get anywhere

GOP Memo and FISA Problems

Reality Check with Ben Swann: This episode of Reality Check takes a look at the GOP Memo on the FBI and explains why the real story here is one with FISA transparency.

The Return Of Ben Swann

In this video Dan Dicks of Press For Truth speaks with independent journalist Ben Swann about his pizza gate video, leaving the msm and the current state of independent media.