Well, it’s me, and I have been very busy for the last few weeks. I did manage to strike the UFO post off of my list, but I have about 4 rather largish projects going simultaneously.
Anyway, I have another piping hot collection of fresh conspiracy theories that will rock your socks off. These span the last two weeks. I apologize because I can’t be more comprehensive this week, but I will get to the rest of it soon.
- This week the Southern Poverty Law Center released a report discussing the explosion in the conspiracy-minded hate groups. The number of groups have grown by 755% in the last 3 years. This is important stuff. (Tip: @IDoubtIt) It seems that gun sales are increasing in anticipation of Obama’s reelection. Sigh. Newsbusters replies: “Nuh-uh!“
- Speaking of Sovereign Citizens (mentioned in the SPLC report), Mike Adams’ website is defending one who is charged with securities fraud, or as their headline says: “Ventura county District Attorney’s office wages campaign of personal revenge against raw milk farmers; resorts to tactics resembling North Korea.” This one is a real mind-job from the usually hysterical Adams. North Korea is known for ruthlessly reducing bail. The charges:
South Pasadena Farmers’ Market vendor Sharon Palmer is being held on $2 million bail after being arrested by Ventura County sheriffs on 39 counts, including money-laundering and grand theft.
She’s apparently a convicted felon who did not disclose her criminal history while soliciting funds. Oh, and they sell a dangerous product, raw milk. Mike sure seems scared by this prosecution. Wonder why?
- Speaking of charlatans getting what’s coming to them, I saw Contagion this week, and while it is satisfying to see Jude Law end up in prison, it is even better when he plays an online health “expert” profiting from fear. Vigilant Citizen saw it too, and makes some basic mistakes when while analyzing the movie. Gymnasiums commandeered to provide beds for the sick (and which are clearly evoking images of the public wards during the Spanish influenza), in VC’s diseased mind, become “FEMA camps,” with all the attendant semantic baggage:
FEMA aid station in Contagion
Army camp during the 1918 Spanish Flu outbreak
VC also captions a picture of Law being arrested: “Krumwiede is arrested due to the contents of his blog. Contagion sends out a powerful message against ‘alternative’ information sources: Diverging from ‘official sources’ is dangerous and against the law,” and this is simply flat wrong. The prosecutor (I presume) tells the Adams stand-in that he wishes he could take away Krumwiede’s computer, but he can’t. Freedom to be a completely irresponsible idiot rings! Huzzah! Also, as far as I can tell, VC takes issue with the idea that someone can catch a disease from contact with their mom. I think this means he is rejecting germ theory.
- Wow! Really crummy evidence of primary-tampering! Thanks, @FederalJack!
- Here. Have some erotic Ron Paul fan fiction. This one is called, “You Can’t Spell Liberty Without L.O.V.E.” Via Rebecca Watson. (satire. Also, hilarious–be sure to listen to through the reading.)
- Hitler was an agent of British Intelligence. Part 1 of 6.
- David Icke is starting to think his wife is a reptillian.
- Via Jesse Ventura: Alex Jones: Arrest Angelina Jolie For War Crimes: Kony 2012.
- An oldie but weirdie. Obama’s hypnosis techniques (.pdf).
- Member of sheriff outfit owner Joe Arpaio’s office says to World Net Daily (who broke, or “made up” the Obama birth certificate story) that the media has been threatened about investigating. Odd they’d say that to WND, who you think would know since they are the only ones still stuck on it. Why aren’t they charging someone with threatening them? HMMM?
- ExoUniversity is about to open in Vancouver. Someone should send Fraser Cane from Universe Today. I would love to see him cover it! Do eet!
- Yay! Obama turned over the military to the UN!
- This is not, strictly speaking, conspiracy theory. It’s just newage gobbledygook. This post, however, goes from newage to a “hidden medical knowledge” conspiracy.
- Illuminati on run, Icke tells Jones.
- More Andrew Breitbart murder…NO ASSASSINATION!…coverage. By the way, the explosive video that got Andrew Breitbart murdered with a heart attack gun was REALLY dull!
- The AE911truth people are soliciting volunteers to write for them.
- My favorite headline for a while: “Ice Age, Supervolcano Could Topple US Government.” Why, yes. I imagine they could. So could a Death Sun scenario, though I don’t know how that will happen when a mysterious object is feeding off of the sun. Also, what energy will be left after the exploding sun spawns thousands of super-tornadoes. (It was a scary week to be in the solar system, apparently.)
- Rush Limbaugh’s history of conspiracy mongering. You know, back when he had advertisers.
- And I called it. “Bust Reveals Government Runs Hacking Groups.”
- Someone has analyzed the new $100 bill and found that it signals we’re going back on the gold standard.
- Glenn Beck is still around?
- Hey, everyone! It’s martial law! Yay! I hope that I don’t have to bunk with the stinky kid at the newly created FEMA camps. (I thought they existed already, guys. Make up your minds.) I bet the first thing they do when they round us up is…give us vaccines!
- I do love it when fundamentalists get into slap fights. This time it’s Ed Decker and Kirk Cameron.
- The Kony campaign: psyop for invasion for invasion of Africa!
- Expolitics, by the way, couldn’t even settle on a headline they were so ridiculously worked up: “OBAMA/MARS JUMP ROOM COVER-UP: First-ever law enforcement investigation concludes Soetoro-Obama birth certificate ‘computer-generated forgery’“
- Freaking Ron Paul people. I tell you.
- Oh, yeah, New Mexico. You have problems. NM town elects a mayor who called Obama “evil.”
- Pat Robertson sees Sandra Fluke’s $3000/year sex addiction as part of a 200-year plot to destroy religion and the family, during every second of which Pat Robertson has been ancient.
- The tragic story of the children who witnessed Roswell.
- Just drink in Jesse Ventura’s fans. That is all.
- We’re going to Mars in 2013!
- A city of giants has been found off of the coast of Georgia. Really.
Twit of the week:
- Angelina Joli & George Clooney are white empire evil actions promoters. Don’t believe it? Both are members of the CFR. Believe it know ? — FederalJack (@FederalJack)
No conspiracy theory of the week this week, folks.
I’ve got an interview in St. Louis this week for a pretty nifty looking job in Wisconsin, and I’m volunteering at the CCCC conference. It’s all very exciting. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I need to grade until my eyes bleed.