Category Archives: Ben Swann

Google Thinks Chinese Search Engine Has Broad Benefits

Google believes their censored search engine in China could have broad benefits around the world. That coming from a memo that the CEO of google reportedly sent to six U.S. Senators. Is Google outright stating that its mission is to control the information flow globally?

Has U.S. Foreign Policy Created The Migrant Crisis in Honduras?

A crowd of nearly 7,000 migrants are moving from Honduras, currently in Mexico and on their way to the U.S. border. President Trump says he will not allow them in and the situation is once again becoming a huge political debate over immigration. But immigration

Stop Funding Afghan Security Forces Who Keep Child Sex Slaves

Stop providing billions of dollars to Afghan security forces if those forces are sexually abusing young boys. Seems like a pretty reasonable idea… and yet that effort was blocked in the U.S. Senate. Who would continue to provide billions of dollars to security forces when

Is Kratom Actually Safer Than Most Prescription Drugs?

The FDA has failed to convince the DEA to schedule Kratom as a Schedule 1 drugs so instead, they are employing a strategy to ban it state by state and the State of Ohio is leading the charge. But once again, the claims being made

Facebook Purges 800 Pages

800 Facebook pages purged in one day for posting “political content”, including the Free Thought Project, the Anti-Media, Police the Police, Press For Truth and hundreds of others. It is the largest single purge so far and yet this attack on independent media has been

3 Constitutional Reasons Why Kavanaugh Should Not Be On Supreme Court

The circus that has surrounded the Bret Kavanaugh nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court has been drowned out by 36 year old, uncorroborated accusations of sexual harassment. But the truth is that Kavanaugh’s record demonstrates that he is not a constitutionalist and has acted as

Apple’s Giving You A Trust Score?

Apple’s new terms of service state that the company will now review your phone calls and emails for purpose of assigning you a “trust score”. The Trust Score, Apple says is meant to protect against fraud, but what is it truly about?

TSA Secretly Tracking Travelers Like Terrorists

The TSA is running a surveillance program called “Quiet Skies” that involves monitoring people in airports who have not committed a crime or who are not on any watch list, but who are acting suspiciously. Just wait until you hear the criteria and how unsuccessful

Bernie’s “Stop Bezos Act” Doesn’t Work, Here’s Why!

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders continues to push against Amazon and specifically what he sees as a perverse economy being created by the worlds richest man, Jeff Bezos. Sanders has now introduced a plan called “The Stop Bezos Act”. This plan would require that companies like

Are Media Matters and George Soros Behind Social Purge?

A nearly two year old document reportedly issued by Media Matters for America lays out a plan for “defeating Trump” and Republicans over the next four years. But is this strategy actually responsible for the social media purge which only protects establishment “left” and “right”

Will Nike Actually Back Kaepernick If It Continues to Cost Them?

Colin Kaepernick is the face of Nike’s new 30th anniversary “Just Do It” campaign. There has been a lot of backlash on social media and against NIKE stocks over the phrase “Believe in something, even if it costs you everything.” So will Nike actually stay

U.S. Is Funding and Backing Al Qaeda in Yemen

Once again the U.S. government is supporting and funding Al Qaeda fighters, this time in Yemen. It is something we have seen before in Libya and Syria. So why does this continue to happen? Is it because the “War on Terror” is just a farce

Manafort/Cohen Cases Have Nothing To Do With Russian Collusion

In the past 48 hours two people associated with President Trump and his 2016 campaign have made major headlines. The President’s former attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations while at almost the exact same moment, the Trump Campaign’s former chairman Paul Manafort

Have Russians Hacked Florida Voting Machines?

Over the past few weeks Florida Sen. Bill Nelson has made an incredible claim that Russians have hacked into Florida’s voting machines and “have free reign to move about”. But is there any evidence that this claim is true? Lets give it a Reality Check.

Green Party to Blame For Ohio Dem Loss?

Twitter has lit up with claims that a Green Party candidate is to blame for the loss of a Democratic Congressional candidate in Ohio’s 12 District. But did the Green Party candidate play spoiler? If he did, is that actually a problem? Lets give it

U.S. Can Legally Propagandize Its Own Citizens

The head of the NSA says that the United States is engaged in a war of “weaponized information” with China and Russia… but what about the fact that it is legal for the U.S. government to propagandize its own people? Lets give it a Reality

“Trump Dossier” Author Christopher Steele Was Paid By FBI

FBI documents now prove that Christopher Steele, the author of the infamous “Steele Dossier” was being paid by the FBI just before he went to work for Fusion GPS. What else is the FBI not telling us about the “Trump-Russia Investigation”? Let’s give it a

4 Things You Need To Know About the OIG/FBI Report

Four Things You Need To Know About the OIG FBI Report… 1. Comey Was Insubordinate 2. FBI Agent Was Willing to Influence Election 3. Five FBI Employees Referred For Investigation 4. FBI Leaks and Gifts From Media We break down some of the most important

Reality Check: Major Corporations Influencing Gun Control?

Major institutions across the U.S. are taking a stand in the debate over gun control. Many gun control advocates believe this is a great move by American corporations. But what does it mean when corporations are punishing customers for behavior that is not illegal? Could

Reality Check: Hollywood Actress Charged with Sex Trafficking for Cult

Another shocking story of sex trafficking in the United States, this time involving a Hollywood actress arrested on charges of recruiting women to become sex slaves for a cult. The cult, operating as “self-help” business NXIVM, has connections to both Hollywood and political elite.

FBI Spy Embedded in the Trump Campaign?

The FBI planted a spy in the Trump campaign? Turns out that claim is true. But the story is so much deeper than that. Who that spy has turned out to be, is a man with CIA connections who has inserted himself into presidential campaigns

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.