Conspiracies

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…

Pick Your Poison – 49% in U.S. subscribe to at least 1 of 6 medical conspiracy theories

Agreement scales pretty linearly with prior exposure, with one outlier: cancer cure suppression.

Health misinformation abounds in the results of a recent survey of American adults on medical conspiracy theories. Half Of Americans Believe In Medical Conspiracy Theories (NPR.org) Misinformation about health remains widespread and popular. Half of Americans subscribe to medical conspiracy theories, with more than one-third of people thinking that the Food and Drug Administration is…

Missing flight 370 sparks mystery mongering (Several Updates)

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As each hour goes by with no sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 strange ideas evolve about what happened to it. Mystery and conspiracy sites are abuzz with imaginative explanations including UFO abduction. It’s been days since the passenger flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing, China, disappeared (8 March 2014) with 227…

Will this found coin boost a conspiracy idea and rewrite history?

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You got me. Have no idea. Maybe I should have paid more attention in Canadian History class… oh wait. Shilling discovery could rewrite Canadian history – Yahoo News. An amateur treasure hunter with a hand-held metal detector has turned Canadian history on its head after finding a 16th century shilling buried in clay on the…

Polio workers’ vans hit with roadside bombs in Pakistan

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New setbacks for the beleaguered polio vaccination campaign in Pakistan. Attack targets polio workers in Pakistan, kills 11 – CNN.com. Eleven people were killed Saturday when two vans carrying a polio vaccination team were hit by a roadside bomb in Pakistan’s northern Khyber Agency, authorities said. A militant group, which has connections to the Pakistani…

Cheops Cartouche affair suspects charged

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An update to this story: Rogue amateur archaeologists stole samples to “prove” a conspiracy theory Nine suspects including three German nationals and six Egyptians were referred to criminal court in Giza for seizing and facilitating seizure of artifacts from King Cheops (Khufu) pyramid and smuggling them abroad. Egyptian, German suspects referred to court over stealing…

Foerster, Pye and Ketchum collaborate: Paracas elongated skull exposed! (UPDATE)

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NEW (09-Feb-2014): Brien Foerster has contacted me saying that Melba Ketchum is not the geneticist behind the released results. See more details in the update below. On the south coast of Peru in 1928, Peruvian archaeologist, Julio Tello, discovered a collection of remains of individuals with unusually elongated skulls. Cranial deformation is a widely known practice…

The latest Trudeau show – He’d prefer waterboarding

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The Trudeau report: Still in jail. He’s adamant he does not have hidden money. (Such a trustworthy source he is.) Trudeau tells judge he would prefer waterboarding to jail – chicagotribune.com. [I have this feeling some people would like to make this come to fruition.] Jailed TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau told a federal judge Thursday…

Polio security team killed in Pakistan; Officials march on with immunization drive

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The insanity continues. This is terrible. Six polio security police killed in Charsadda blast – The Hindu. In continuing attacks on polio teams, six policemen on security detail were among the seven killed on Wednesday in an explosion in Charsadda in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. News reports said a 13 -year- old boy was also killed…

Speeding while drunk is adequate means to kill you and your passengers

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No conspiracy is needed. British police reveal there was no merit to new information they received regarding the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. Police knock down Princess Diana murder claim – CNN.com. There is “no credible evidence” to support a claim that the British military was involved in the deaths of Princess Diana, her…