Conspiracy Theories




Benjamin Wallace asks if Michael Hastings, the young war correspondent whose car exploded in Los Angeles one night, “couldn’t possibly have died accidentally, could he?” at New York Magazine: At the end…







houseVia Gawker, in case you were wondering whether the people working in Congress are insane:

As the House finished their vote to reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling, a House stenographer decided it was a good time to let everyone know her feelings about God, Congress, and the Freemasons.

“The greatest deception here is that this is not one nation under God. The Constitution would not have been written by Freemasons. They go against God. You cannot serve two masters,” the stenographer yelled into the microphone as she was dragged off by security.

The stenographer, identified as Dianne Reidy, was interviewed by Capitol police after the incident, according to Fox News.









I’m curious as to our readers’ opinions of Charlie Veitch, profiled by the Las Vegas Guardian Express as a former 9/11 Truther who changed his mind: Once one of Britain’s principal conspiracy…



Dean Burnett questions how supposedly rational people get caught in the tangled webs of conspiracy theories, writing in the Guardian: With constant revelations about government surveillance and possible impending war, this must be a fertile…