Conspiracies

Did officials cover up an anaconda on the loose in NJ? (UPDATE: No evidence of snake)

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It looks like they did. Not helpful. But see update below. Reptile Expert: Snake On Loose In NJ Actually An Anaconda « CBS New York. A reptile specialist leading the search for a snake on the loose in Lake Hopatcong now says it is a green anaconda, not a boa constrictor, as officials had maintained.…

When in trouble during election, claim your opponent is a robot look-alike

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Yeah… that’s the ticket. Just when you think it could not get any weirder, it does. A candidate in Oklahoma is contesting his opponent, because… he is a robot look alike. Oklahoma Republican claims congressional opponent is dead, replaced with body double | KFOR.com. Murray brings it up in his letter announcing his plan to…

“Chemtrail” forum to be held by Arizona senator (UPDATE: Was it worth it?)

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UPDATE on how it went. See below. Our congresspeople waste a lot of time on nonsense like UFOs. Here is some more. People around Lake Havasu are complaining about “chemtrails” (really condensation trails from planes) which has prompted the Arizona senator to set up a forum. Arizona senator hosting ‘chemtrail’ forum after Mohave County residents…

2.5 million views of two minutes and eighteen seconds of stupid

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What? More conspiracy nonsense making the rounds? I’m shocked! No I’m not. I’m tired of this s**t and that’s exactly what it is. It’s making people paranoid and STUPID. Conspiracy videos of 9/11 on Facebook: People should be responsible for what they share on social media. It’s 2:18 long, and it makes basically one claim:…

LV murder-suicide tied to conspiracy theories, cosplay, racism and… Slenderman

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More violence from conspiracists who are more than a bit detached from reality. And well-armed. Two Cops, Three Others Killed in Las Vegas Shooting Spree – NBC News.com. A Las Vegas couple who shot to death two police officers, a third person and then themselves delivered an ominous message as they left home before the ambush…

Dyatlov Pass and Mass Murdering Yeti? A DN Exclusive

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Doubtful News is pleased to present this EXCLUSIVE piece by author and researcher, Benjamin Radford, on the Discovery Channel’s presentation airing TONIGHT! [Warning: Spoilers] Dyatlov Pass and Mass Murdering Yeti? A Closer Look at Russian Yeti: The Killer Lives A new two-hour Discovery Channel “documentary,” Russian Yeti: The Killer Lives, revisits the curious case of…

Face it! Cydonia region of Mars Exposed

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Stuart Robbins of the Exposing PseudoAstronomy podcast has put together a great new video that, well, exposes some bogus claims in astronomy. This one is going to get Richard Hoagland a bit angered as he covers the speculation from the Cydonia region of Mars – you know, the face. Richard C. Hoagland made this famous…

First conspiracy book appears about missing plane MH370

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You knew this was coming… the speculation about what happened to MH370 in book form. It’s a sickening ploy for money, not answers. First book on MH370 mystery blames US war games. Seventy-one days after Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared, the first book about the disaster will go on sale on Monday with a theory…

UFOs over China and I ain’t too surprised (Russian rocket parts?)

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The mystery mongering sites went wild with this one. After UFOs were reported in the sky in China, eight very man-made parts crash to the ground. No injuries were reported. UFO sightings reported in NE China’s Heilongjiang[1]- Chinadaily.com.cn. Three unidentified flying objects were spotted falling from the sky and landing in two places in Heilongjiang…

HAARP terminated

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Conspiracy theorists’ favorite excuse is gone down the toilet. In an update to this story from last year about HAARP being closed, it’s not reopening. Air Force prepares to dismantle HAARP ahead of summer shutdown | State News | ADN.com. The U.S. Air Force gave official notice to Congress Wednesday that it intends to dismantle…

Sometimes silence means you aren’t worth a reply

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A community board stands strong against trolls. Newtown school board greets Sandy Hook skeptics with silence – Connecticut Post. A dozen or so self-described skeptics of official accounts of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting appeared Tuesday night at the Board of Education meeting, each taking the allotted three minutes to address pointed questions to…

Now I’m getting suspicious… Another case of COSMOS interruptus

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There was this story about a glitch in the Cosmos broadcast earlier this week. I figured, hey, mistakes happen. Never assume malice when incompetence is more likely. Well… do they happen with other programs? (Yes) The news media and forums are pointing out the Cosmos effect seems to be disproportionate and occurs in distinct cultural…

Student assignment on Holocaust denial sparks appropriate public outrage

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A GIGANTIC mistake by teachers in a California 8th grade classroom where the students were given an assignment on Holocaust denial. EXCLUSIVE: Rialto Unified defends writing assignment on confirming or denying Holocaust. The Rialto Unified School District is defending an eighth-grade assignment that asks students to debate in writing whether the Holocaust was “merely a…

Was Cosmos airing deliberately sabotaged in Colorado Springs?

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KXRM-TV in Colorado Springs had some major issues with the Cosmos episode Sunday night. There were multiple interruptions by commercials. The station is being accuse of doing it on purpose because of the pro-evolution content. FOX 21 gets slammed for Cosmos broadcast | IndyBlog | Colorado Springs Independent. “In a conservative evangelical town like Colorado…

9/11 truther Ruppert dead

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Author, political commentator and conspiracy theorist Michael Ruppert died from suicide on April 13, 2014. Sheriff: Author Michael Ruppert dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound Nationally known author Michael Ruppert died Sunday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in Calistoga where he had lived for a few months on a friend’s property. He was 63. A former…

For all the cows: The complicated tale of Cliven Bundy

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This story of Cliven Bundy and his neighbors against the U.S. Government officials is a hard one to follow. Read through this piece that presents the situation chronologically. Everything you need to know about the long fight between Cliven Bundy and the federal government. In the comments, note that one person mentions that the anti-government…