articles tagged: conspiracy
great battles of crank magnetism: flat earth vs. pizzagate
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great battles of crank magnetism: flat earth vs. pizzagate

Pizzagaters and Flat Earthers were bound to share adherents by the rules of crank magnetism. That doesn't mean they're happy about it.

ok, maybe we should laugh a little less at david icke’s alien lizards…
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ok, maybe we should laugh a little less at david icke’s alien lizards…

Skeptical blogger Marlon Solomon lays out a persuasive case that we missed a toxic neo-Nazi ideology hiding under Icke's veneer of immortal alien reptilians.

florida man warns public about mind control. maybe. but probably not…
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florida man warns public about mind control. maybe. but probably not…

Buckle up for a classic DARPA mass brainwashing/mind control conspiracy with an identity theft twist...

why do people believe in conspiracy theories?
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why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

A study of conspiracy theorists shows that conspiratorial ideation is actually a political, not a logical matter.

why the latest vaccine study will go to waste
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why the latest vaccine study will go to waste

Anti-vaccine activists funded the most complete and thorough study of vaccine safety done to their exact specifications. Now they're livid because it found nothing even remotely concerning.

when in doubt, reach for a conspiracy?
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when in doubt, reach for a conspiracy?

Alex Jones and his fan club are apparently convinced that the drought in California is a sinister New World Order experiment.

the many deaths of osama bin laden
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the many deaths of osama bin laden

Hersh's wild tale of bin Laden's death somehow manages to make virtually every detail utterly implausible with the slightest research into it.

the world’s sloppiest would-be military takeover
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the world’s sloppiest would-be military takeover

The idea that Jade Helm is a dress rehearsal for a military takeover of America is just a rehash of conspiracy radio's greatest hits. So why are so many pundits trying to justify conspiracy theorists' fears?

mornings, a conspiracy theory
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mornings, a conspiracy theory

Have you ever felt there was something off about mornings? That something about early hours and industries catering to its victims didn't quite add up? So did I...

will immigrants from tau seti get a tax cut?
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will immigrants from tau seti get a tax cut?

Even before her presidential campaign begins in earnest, Hillary Clinton appears to have the ufologist vote locked up...

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