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@Jasonrudert posits in @ctlaw’s post that what we’ll really find in the Kennedy Assassination files is the secret to why Lincoln was shot: Lincoln’s mythical and famous 200 mpg carburetor, something GM, Ford, and Chrysler have been rumored to have buried decades before. Look, I unearthed those plans years ago (they were buried under a […]
Hi there, My daughter who lives in London sent me an article published in The Guardian called “The Great British Brexit Robbery: How Our Democracy was Hijacked,” by Carole Cadwalladr. In the same article is a link to another article written by the same author called, “Robert Mercer: The Big Data Billionaire Waging War on Mainstream Media” […]
These are questions for people who believe or may be inclined to believe that the sarin nerve gas attack which prompted President Trump to order yesterdays retaliatory strike on Syrian airfield was not conducted by the Syrian government. 1. Who do you think actually conducted the sarin gas attack? Preview Open
The two most controversial conspiracies to grow out of the emails obtained by Wikileaks are eerily similar to the conspiracies about early Christianity. In the early second century, an otherwise unremarkable Roman governor named Pliny etched his name into history by recording his interactions with and observations of early Christians. His letters to the Roman emperor, […]
A couple weeks ago, I saw an article from the Foundation for Economic Education that was hyperventilating about the opening ceremony of a train tunnel in Switzerland, describing it as “paganistic rituals of pre-Christian Europe”, a “ghastly production”, and “like little pharaohs”. You can video of the ceremony in two parts of roughly thirty minutes […]
Hillary Clinton held a rally in Greensboro, NC, on Sept 15, after taking a little time off to recover from pneumonia. The rally took place at the Greensboro Middle School gym, so it’s not especially large. This seems to be the official footage of the event: Preview Open
As everyone knows, one of the things that is expressly forbidden here at Ricochet is trafficking in conspiracy theories. Beyoncé herself takes the “haters” and conspiracy theorists to task in her most recent video. Case closed, obviously.
But what makes people believe in these kinds of things? Why do people insist on vast conspiracies, whether they’re “right wing” ones (thanks, Hillary!) or the “new world order” direct from the Trilateral Commission? (Don’t click on the second link, by the way … Life is too short.)
What’s the source of the pathology? From Boing Boing:
At what point do Democrats admit that Harry Reid, well, isn’t all there?
The 74-year-old former boxer has often tossed around unsourced smears to gain a brief political advantage, but now one wonders if he took too many blows to the head. Reid’s current obsession with long-time libertarian donors Charles and David Koch is downright nonsensical. He’s making increasingly bizarre allegations with little apparent benefit.