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A foiled scheme of prejudice, hate and death rays

death ray

Bizarre. But the reporting system worked. People got nervous about this guy, reported him, and the FBI caught up with the Supervillain scheme quickly. 2 wanted device used on enemies, officials say – Times Union. A plot to design a radiation weapon that could fit in a small van and be used to silently kill…

Hate groups on the rise fueled by belief in conspiracies


The ‘Patriot’ Movement Explodes The radical right grew explosively in 2011, the third such dramatic expansion in as many years. The growth was fueled by superheated fears generated by economic dislocation, a proliferation of demonizing conspiracy theories, the changing racial makeup of America, and the prospect of four more years under a black president who…