Tag: conspiracy theory

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Précis:  The Obama Administration could have prevented the meltdown of all reactors in the 2011 Fukushima disaster by ordering the US navy submarines in the area to immediately supply technical and power generating assistance. The “electric boat” infrastructure of the Unites States could have fabricated and delivered any needed connection hardware within the first critical […]

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Conspiracy Theory No More? Classified Report Says Coronavirus May Have Originated in Chinese Lab

 

Well, well, well, a Mainstream Media outlet (KOMO in Seattle/Sinclair Broadcasting) may just have engaged in some actual Journalism for a change. This morning, at the top of their Web site, there is a story titled Classified Study finds that Covid-19 could have originated in Chinese Lab.

Now, this is a very intriguing story, as the Powers That Be in DC and around the world (including the WHO) have been telling us for a year that it was just a crazy conspiracy theory that the Coronavirus might have originated in the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China. There have been dozens of news reports in various places that have posited this theory, and either been removed by Big Social Media, or simply ignored. Over on Ricochet, more than one scientifically-inclined member has posted on this issue, citing trustworthy references. Here are some stories about the possible origin of the deadly virus that originated somewhere in Communist China.

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…this stands out as exceptionally insane.  In the UK, apparently, there is a theory (propagated by various ‘celebrities’) that 5G causes coronavirus: and there have been arson attacks against cell towers and also calls for attacks on telecom installers and engineers.  See also this NPR report and this piece from Forbes. I’m reminded of some […]

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QotD: What Is and Is Not a Conspiracy Theory

 

To count as a conspiracy, a plan involving two or more parties must be covert. Not even Alex Jones would talk of a Democratic Party conspiracy to field a candidate who can beat Trump. The term “conspiracy theory” is to be used and understood accordingly. Had Lee Harvey Oswald spoken just before his death of a second gunman on the grassy knoll, one would not be a conspiracy theorist for taking him seriously. The information could still be wrong, but someone disagreeing with it would have to engage in actual refutation. The same goes for all who seek to dismiss talk of the ROK government’s confederation drive as a conspiracy theory.—Brian Reynolds Myers

B. R. Myers was speaking of conspiracy theories in responding to another writer and in relation to perceptions of the South Korean President. Yet his point is more widely applicable. It’s not a conspiracy theory if the people involved are coming right out and saying, “Yes, we did this, and here is why.” As a perfect example of this, we have several people testifying before Congress while admitting to crimes because Orange Man Bad. Those crimes need to be prosecuted.

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I started thinking about this back in July.  (The 20th to be specific.) And here we are on September 11th.  (This will not be the most somber 9-11 thread. But now as then, perhaps we need the laugh.  Buy me enough whisky and I’ll tell you what made me laugh that week.) December 7th. November […]

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O’Keefe’s Project Veritas Action Fund announced the complaint on Friday, alleging “a criminal conspiracy” involving the Clinton campaign, the DNC and three left-leaning super PACs. The story broke on The Hill on Friday morning. Who says bi-partisanship is dead? Both sides agree its a conspiracy theory. Now, we get to see if there’s any proof. […]

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Run For The White House: A Guide To The Lesser Candidates

 

Screen Shot 2015-08-05 at 4.31.22 PMFor every Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Bernie Sanders, there’s a Robby Wells, Doug Shreffler, John Blythe, and Morrison Bonpasse. Below is a guide to some of the lesser-known candidates angling for the Most Unwanted Job In America.

Brad Winslow is IN!The only Democrat of Orange County, California, Brad Winslow’s platform is a call to arms on behalf of a 28th amendment to the Constitution that would give “Congress and the President a uniform set of goals that they must work on together” and “establishes a set of basic behavior guidelines for the relationship between these two branches.”

Get excited, America!

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Hello, all, here is the new poetry podcast–introducing a poet already introduced by Miss Berlinski, but whom I find hard to describe: Paul Celan. (For my friends who are curious about European pronunciation, Paul is uttered with the diphthong from house; Chelan is not much more of a challenge–the first syllable sounds like the Spanish […]

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