Tag Archive for conspiracy

Astronaut Mitchell is lost in space

Oh, my. Even professionals can go off the edge such as this example: Astronaut Edgar Mitchell spouts nonsense in Bloomberg interview. Just because people have credentials does not mean they know a whit about what they are talking about. UFO Cover-Ups Must End, Moonwalker Edgar Mitchell Says – Bloomberg. On Feb. 5, 1971, Edgar Mitchell…

Chillax, breath and stretch, uptight California anti-yoga parents (UPDATE: Criss-cross applesauce)

Update – see below. Yes, this again. In an update to this story about a lawsuit about yoga in schools, the trial resumes this week. Is yoga instruction religious? San Diego court case may decide | Religion News Service. In this upscale, seaside suburb just north of San Diego, parents have filed a lawsuit arguing…

RFK, Jr. living up to reputation

Someone needs to learn some science. And manners. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. vaccine conspiracy theory: Scientists and journalists are covering up autism risk. – Slate Magazine. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. likes to talk. When he calls you to discuss vaccines, he talks a lot, uninterruptably. He called Keith Kloor after Kloor wrote a story for…

Alex Jones gets the boot from Bilderberg gathering

So the Bilderberg meeting is quite “open” this year. Even Alex Jones can’t get it right. Of course, expect it to be milked for all its worth. Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones Kicked Out of Bilderberg Conference Hotel (Video). For the first time in its 59 years, the Bilderberg conference is allowing limited access to journalists,…

Freedom of information is not ideal process

How UFO believers make our government more transparent – Yahoo! News. “Every major military agency receives an enormous amount of requests about UFOs.” There is a group of people in America that may be more committed to prying documents from the government than just about anyone else: People who believe that Unidentified Flying Objects are real. UFO believers…

JFK conspiracy ideas on the downslide?

In this year of the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination, are we getting jaded? Poll: Belief in JFK conspiracy slipping slightly. A clear majority of Americans still suspect there was a conspiracy behind President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, but the percentage who believe Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone is at its highest level since…

LBJ had JFK killed. Are you Stoned?

Oh Brother. You will see this kind of stuff all over before November. Roger Stone: LBJ had Kennedy killed | The Daily Caller. Legendary Republican operative Roger Stone claims in his new book that Lyndon Johnson arranged John F. Kennedy’s assassination, and that Richard Nixon and Johnson had a documented relationship with Lee Harvey Oswald’s…

Jim Tucker: Didn’t outlive Rockefeller

Infowars reports: Bilderberg Sleuth Jim Tucker Dead at 78 Alex Jones’ (Sorry, I refuse to link to that site. Ever.) Jim Tucker, the ground breaking journalist who chronicled the activities of the secretive Bilderberg Group beginning in the 1990s, has died from complication after a fall. Tucker was 78. Here is more from American Free…

Did Alex Jones influence Boston bomber?

OK, maybe I do get a case of Schadenfreude on occasion. Alex Jones Downplays Connection To “Boston Bomber”. Alex Jones is not surprised that the media is reporting that Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was a fan of his Infowars website, he told BuzzFeed on Tuesday. “It’s just standard,” Jones said. “Anyone you talk to…

Conspiracy Theorists: Predictable. Absurd.

{Commentary} I can’t and don’t wish to turn this blog into a compendium of Boston Marathon stories but will just bring up anything that I think it really important. There are far better sites that can cover the breaking news. For skeptical analysis and interesting updates, I’d suggest the JREF forum. Also, here is a…

Oh those shifty Secret Service alien agents

Yes this is going around, pixelated and everything: baseless and paranoid speculation on display at several of the fringe sites. Conspiracy Theorists Actually Claim This Video Shows Obama Secret Service Agent Is an ‘Alien Shape-Shifter’. Why is a video of President Barack Obama’s speech at the 2012 American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference being aired…

Who wants to die from cancer when you COULD have been assassinated

Because conspiratorial poisoning is WAY more interesting than dying a death from plain old cancer. Yikes. Scientists will study possible Chavez poisoning, Venezuelan leader says – CNN.com. Critics dismissed the accusation — first floated by then-Vice President Nicolas Maduro on March 5 — as an eleventh-hour attempt to distract Venezuelans and drum up popular support…

Self-described Messiah connected to suicide of young follower

Metro Detroit family blames fringe religion for Redford woman’s suicide | The Detroit News | detroitnews.com. Kelly Pingilley was trying to make sense of the voices in her head when she went looking for answers on the Internet. She stumbled upon a website promoting a religion that believes in UFOs, vampires, conspiracy theories and doomsday…

The conspiracy and alternative treatment claims swirl around Chavez death

The Venezuelan President is dead at age 58 from cancer. He was a controversial figure steeped in conspiracy theories. But did he die prematurely because of using alternative cancer treatments? Hugo Chavez received Mayan cosmic energies, says Rigoberta Menchu. But it didn’t help. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was sent strong Mayan cosmic energies and will…

Incredible meteor event in Russia: Strange rumors sparked (Updated)

Wowwy wow. BBC News – Meteor strike injures hundreds in central Russia. A meteor crashing in Russia’s Ural mountains has injured at least 500 people, as the shockwave blew out windows and rocked buildings. Most of those hurt suffered minor cuts and bruises but some received head injuries, Russian officials report. A fireball was seen…

Have news? Conspiracy follows.

With every big news story, a mangled paranoid mess of a conspiracy is close behind. Christopher Dorner, the 33-year-old ex-LAPD officer whose purported killing spree terrorized the Southern California area for more than a week, was found in a charred cabin in Big Bear on Tuesday. Or was he? Conspiracy Theories by Christopher Dorner Truthers Abound…