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So the scapegoating began, one conspiracy theory emerged that Big Pharma was behind this epidemic. This narrative is that it had produced a flu vaccine and wanted to cash in on the profits before the war ended. So it mobilised mass vaccination of both troops and civilians. Not just in the US, but in other ...
Neil deGrasse Tyson is a world-renowned physicist who recently sat down to chat with Stephen Hawking about what took place before the Big Bang. Now he's taken aim at the Flat Earth conspiracy theory in a new interview on YouTube. Speaking on his StarTalk channel, he uses some pretty empirical logic ...

Both Your News Wire and Neon Nettle have published a number of demonstrably false articles, and have promoted and amplified hoax news stories and conspiracy theories. The analysis indicates the power of the ultra-partisan and fake news, and the engagement it continues to drive on social media.
The most well known conspiracy theory concerning the horrific terrorist attacks on the US on September 11, 2001, relates to the collapse of World ... On the extreme end of the spectrum, some conspiracy theorists such believe the group are a reptilian alien species who are attempting to control humanity.
YouTube is still struggling to figure out how to keep from recommending divisive content like conspiracy theories. On Monday afternoon, YouTube users on Twitter highlighted problems with the site's autocomplete feature, which automatically suggests search queries after a user starts typing a few letters or ...
Russian media responds to poison attack on former spy with conspiracy theories. Russian media dismiss ... to make it easier to shift the blame to Russia. The conspiracy theorists claim -- without any proof -- that the incident feeds into a much bigger NATO plot to whip up international anger against Russia.
Conspiracy theories that Sharia law is creeping its way into power in America have been around for years, swirling among the most conservative fringes of American politics. Once the realm of paranoid and bigoted grassroots organisations, they eventually found their way into state legislatures as bills trying ...
Sutherland Springs Pastor harassed by conspiracy theorist. Pastor Frank Pomeroy's daughter was killed in the mass shooting in November. He talked about the conspiracy theorists who harassed him and his wife. "He said ugly stuff," Pomeroy said. "My daughter didn't exist." Author: Adi Guajardo.
This is not a conspiracy theory," Ybarra responded. "We have brought this to you for two years. Seventeen states have used the basis similar to this." Idaho's standards have significant differences from that model, she noted. "Everybody's doing their own thing, and Idaho likes to do that," Ybarra said.
Trump supporters share the most "junk" news, conspiracy theories: study. On facebook, 91 percent of the group of "hard conservatives" shared "junk" information. Charlie May02.07.2018•7:31 AM•0 Comments. Devout followers of President Donald Trump, the man who coined "fake news," are often the largest promulgators ...
The authors of the entertaining 388-page Conspiracy Theories and secret societies For Dummies make short work of debunking a bunch of popular tinfoil hat bugaboos, like Roswell, Area 51, underground government installations, chemtrails, faked moon landings, 911 truthers, Illuminati, etc. They also ...
Trump stands by 'tinfoil hat' pick for Barbados who spread conspiracy theories about Ted Cruz ... Trump's pick for a plum Caribbean diplomatic post, despite concerns that he's a "tinfoil hat" conspiracy theorist who smeared Ted Cruz and other Trump rivals in 2016 with unfounded, tabloid-style allegations.
Rumour has it that the British singers Adele and Sam Smith could be the same person, according to a nutty conspiracy theory that began circulating online this week. twitter user @Jesse21Valona set the social media platform alight Monday when he shared this video of Adele's 2015 hit "Hello" being ...
hasbara Is A Conspiracy Theory. ... Furthermore, Michael Oren's conspiracy theories past and present show us not so much one person losing the thread of reality so much as they show how ... The crucial point is that when Oren appeared on Wolf Blitzer's show, he wasn't seen as a conspiracy theorist.
... saying the nominee should "put on his tinfoil hat and visit our office with evidence for his salacious conspiracy theories and cuckoo allegations." Sasse's spokesman made the comments about Leandro Rizzuto Jr., whom Trump nominated last month to serve as ambassador to Barbados and several other ...

(CNN) President Donald Trump's nominee to be the ambassador to Barbados and several other Caribbean countries spread fringe conspiracy theories and unfounded attacks about Trump's political opponents on twitter, including ones about Sen. Ted Cruz and his wife, Heidi, during the 2016 presidential ...
Sean Hannity's twitter account was deactivated briefly on Saturday following a tweet that said, "Form Submission 1649." Twitter later confirmed the account was compromised -- but by whom? Hannity's supporters and opponents alike were quick to suggest there was a conspiracy afoot, and those rumors ...
Breaking with tradition, the first lady of the United States made her own State of the Union entrance, separate from her husband. In addition to already making it clear that she need not follow anyone, Melania Trump's State of the Union outfit added even more glamour to her grand entrance. But aside from ...
"But when we look at (conspiracy theories now)... we just think it's so beyond anything we were even proposing as Entertainment. You know, (like) what (the right-wing conspiracy-theory and fake-news media platform) InfoWars is saying." Referring to InfoWars host Alex Jones, whom US president Donald ...
Jan. 31's Super Blue Blood Moon has brought back discussions of the the Blood Moon prophecy. (Contributed photo/NASA). Comment. 0 shares. By Leada Gore · Sky watchers are readying for tomorrow morning's Super Blue Blood Moon - the first lunar trifecta in more than 25 years.
WASHINGTON -- Just as Bill Clinton's 1998 State of the Union address is known as the speech after the Monica Lewinsky scandal broke, Donald Trump's 2018 State of the Union address is likely to be remembered as the speech before Robert Mueller's report arrived. Clinton remains the gold standard in ...
Those white lines in the sky trailing behind jet planes are puffy plumes of water vapour. But online, some have twisted them into evidence of a secret plot to control weather or poison the environment. Why are wild theories about contrails and other phenomena so persistent on social media? Suzanne Maher ...
Many people simply do not believe in the Patriots' winning ways and rather opt for conspiracy theories that basically suggest the Tom Brady-led Pats cheated their way to the top of the NFL, which runs a league-wide operation to favor them. With Super Bowl LII approaching on February 4th (kickoff at 6:30 ...
Matt Gaetz takes his conspiracy theories to InfoWars ... Matt Gaetz (R-FL) joined the show of America's foremost conspiracy theorist, Alex Jones, to tout a conspiracy theory about purported "deep state" efforts to undermine ... "We're called conspiracy theorists because we see this cabal right in front of us.
With the Mueller bombshell, the GOP's grand conspiracy theory falls apart. Trump couldn't get his henchman to fire Mueller, and ... perhaps a bit gingerly, by Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis. That turned out to be a joke in a text message from one of the FBI lovers at the center of the Republican conspiracy theory.
Conspiracy theories get a bad rap, as I demonstrated somewhat by falling into satire in the last paragraph. (Digression: anyone writing to convince should never pass up at opportunity for humor. It's the most powerful tool in your arsenal.) I for one consider conspiracy theorizing to be a noble pursuit.
JOE SCARBORORUGH: When these conspiracy theories are spread for political reasons and solely political reasons to protect the president who is not worth your protection with your lies, you are only making it more difficult for our law enforcement officers to protect your family and mine against Islamic ...
Conservatives pushing a conspiracy theory that the FBI is out to get President Donald Trump under the guise of probing his alleged Russian ties have pushed Trevor Noah of "The Daily Show" too far. The late-night host explained on his show Thursday how Republicans were citing texts of FBI officials that ...
secret classified memos, texts between lovers, and deep-state conspiracies. No, it's not the latest episode of "Homeland," just another day on Capitol Hill. House Republicans seem to believe they've uncovered the "smoking gun" in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, while House Democrats ...
"When these conspiracy theories are spread for political reasons -- and solely political reasons -- to protect the president who is not worth your protection with your lies, you are only making it more difficult for our law enforcement officers to protect your family and mine against Islamic terrorism and ...
The story goes like this: The entire investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government is a baseless sham orchestrated by Hillary Clinton and her deep-state allies. The Clinton campaign paid ex-Mi6 agent Christopher Steele to assemble a dossier of spurious ...
One cool thing about The Trump Era is people feel they can just say anything, at any time, with no evidence, even when they have an abundantly clear political motive. Senator Ron Johnson, Republican of Wisconsin, was kind enough to illustrate this phenomenon in an interview on Fox News Tuesday ...
It is but one of many conspiracy theories that flies in the face of scientific evidence - a quick internet search throws up hundreds. ... As the scholar and author Michael Billig put it in 1984: "The conspiracy theory offers the chance of hidden, important, and immediate knowledge, so that the believer can ...
On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted to roll back Obama-era net neutrality rules in what was perhaps the greatest act of deregulation in modern history and certainly the most significant achievement in the career of FCC chairman Ajit Pai. Too bad that good news was ...
Joshua Norman's Dec. 6 column alleging a fantastical Charter Commission cabal involving the League of women Voters of Newton (LWVN) and "developers and financiers" contains numerous statements that are false, misleading and unsubstantiated. Norman implicates the two of us in a tangled, baseless ...
... any mention of these things -- and how they compromise Mueller's investigation -- as "conspiracy theories." Now the New York Times editorial board has joined the fray. NewsBusters highlights how the Times has resorted to calling Fox News personalities drunken conspiracy theorists. That is straight-up ...
Ever since, Kennedy's assassination has been the focus of many conspiracy theories, and recently, the U.S. government finally declassified more than 10,000 documents relating to the investigation. What do they divulge? Stuff They Don't Want You To Know's Matt Frederick, Ben Bowlin and Noel Brown ...
The judge criticized a defense lawyer for seemingly joining "a rather far-fetched conspiracy theory bandwagon" by bringing up the U.S.-based cleric in his questioning of the police official. A senior Turkish government minister recently said the trial was an attempt by the cleric to harm Turkey's government.
For three weeks, a Turkish banker, Mehmet Hakan Atilla, has been on trial in Manhattan, charged with participating in a billion-dollar scheme to smuggle oil for gold in violation of United States sanctions on Iran. But on Friday, the case took an unusual turn when the judge, Richard M. Berman of Federal ...
The Guy Who Repealed net neutrality Caught Dancing in Video with Pizzagate Conspiracy Theorist ... of this week's final vote, including, it turns out, dancing in a video produced by conservative news site Daily Caller with a woman who supported the Pizzagate conspiracy theory during the 2016 election.
Rogers picked apart the conspiracy theory until there was nothing left. Here's his thread: 1/ Okay, you racist hack, apparently I have to do this every time. Like all conspiracy theories, this falls apart as soon as one asks "How?" -- John Rogers (@jonrog1) December 13, 2017.
White House Still Won't Denounce Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theories Despite Newtown's Pleas ... The letter, which cited conspiracy theorist and anti-government wellness grifter Alex Jones' coziness with the president, pointed to the "continued rumors and viciousness spread by many people outside of our ...
Alex Jones Is Making Roy Moore election Conspiracy Theories Even Nuttier ... 4.8k. 260. Alex Jones has piled on to a far-right conspiracy theory that out-of-state voters were bused in to steal Alabama's special Senate election for Democrat Doug Jones, who beat Republican Roy Moore earlier this week.
Everyone loves a good conspiracy theory. Like most people of my generation, I grew up obsessing over the various anomalies: the magic bullet ...
JFK files release does little to quell conspiracy theories .... Johnson has long been a focus of some conspiracy theorists, but no credible ... was first reported decades ago by Kennedy conspiracy theorist Michael Eddowes.
I used to be something of a JFK conspiracy theorist, and now the files .... And, with conspiracy theories, one can envisage secret chains, long ...
Some conspiracy theories prove true. Others are underpinned by truths: JFK had many enemies; parts of the state were secretly smearing ...
And now conspiracy theorists are threatening Las Vegas shooting ... but floating baseless conspiracy theories -- especially when they incite ...



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