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Conspiracy Theories

  1. ‘Is This Even About Seth Rich at All?’Before he was a murder victim and the subject of politically motivated conspiracy theories, Seth Rich was a real person with a real life.
  2. Someone Should Explain to Trump His Administration Appointed the Special CounselOr is all this complaining just meant to fire up his base?
  3. FBI Raids GOP Consulting Firm, Setting Off (False) Alarms OnlineThe raid is related to a 2013 PAC investigation, the firm’s president says — probably not to Russia or a deep-state coup.
  4. Kellyanne Conway Suggests That Obama Could Have Used Microwaves to Spy on TrumpShe didn’t provide any evidence for the claim.
  5. Trump Suggests Obama Always Wanted Obamacare to Collapse in 2017“That’s the year it was meant to explode, because Obama won’t be here,” the president explained to the House GOP leadership.
  6. Trump Team Dares James Comey to Say Obama Didn’t Wiretap TrumpOn Monday, the White House suggested that Trump trusts his own misreadings of Breitbart articles over the word of the FBI director.
  7. Alex Jones Says He’s Been ‘Offered’ White House Press CredentialsThe chief nut at Infowars has a relationship with President Trump.
  8. A Surprising Number of Democrats Think Pizzagate Is TrueTwenty four percent of Dems think Hillary Clinton is involved in a satanic child-sex ring, according to a poll.
  9. One Sandy Hook Parent’s Fight Against an ‘Emboldened’ Conspiracy Culture“My hatred for Google and YouTube and Facebook has increased 1,000 percent,” says Sandy Hook parent Lenny Pozner.
  10. conspiracy theories
    Low-Flying Military Aircraft Spooks ManhattanThe New York National Guard is claiming that the flight was part of a training exercise.
  11. How Do You Solve a Problem Like Pizzagate?“This is a problem that’s not going to be solved, probably, by the law,” one expert says.
  12. Sandy Hook Truther Arrested for Threatening Parent of Shooting VictimLucy Richards, 57, allegedly wrote: “you gonna die, death is coming to you real soon.”
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    Gunman Detained at D.C. Pizzeria Was Investigating Clinton Conspiracy TheoryThe incident has heightened fears that an absurd fake-news story may now lead to real-world danger.
  14. The Internet’s Conservative Fever Swamps Aren’t Going Away, So We Need to AdaptIt’s probably time for everyone to give up on the idea that any level of denunciation or fact-checking can counter online gonzo media.
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    ‘Citizen Journalism’ Is a Catastrophe Right Now, and It’ll Only Get WorseIn theory, the internet could be a great place for crowdsourced journalism, analysis, and debunking. In theory.
  16. conspiracy theories
    Alex Jones: Sources Confirm Clinton and Obama Are Smelly Demons From HellAlex Jones out–Alex Joneses himself.
  17. conspiracy theories
    Is Marla Maples the Trump Tax Return Leaker?It’s a juicy theory, and there are some clues that might back it up.
  18. feature
    Lenny Pozner Believed in Conspiracy Theories. Until His Son’s Death Became One.Just as a father was mourning his child killed at Sandy Hook, strangers were saying he’d never lived at all.
  19. The Irrelevant-GIF Outrage Cycle Is Making Everyone DumberThere will always be more outrage. This will never end.
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    What Internet Conspiracy Theories Will Be Revealed on the New $20 Bill?Mo’ money, mo’ secrets.
  21. early and often
    Cruz Defends Conspiracist Foreign-Policy Adviser“Frank Gaffney is a serious thinker.”
  22. nutjobs
    Man Confronts Sandy Hook Family With ‘Theory’Matthew Mills just wants answers.
  23. jade helm
    Jade Helm Is Over, and Texas Still ExistsIt isn’t even under martial law. 
  24. conspiracy theories
    Pentagon Assures Texas That It Has No Plans to Take Over the State“We are not taking over anything.”
  25. where in the world in vladimir putin
    Oh, Hey, World. It’s Me, Putin. Did You Miss Me?The Russian president knows you’ve been worried. 
  26. thinking outside the box
    My Crazy Theory About MH370 Went Viral WorldwideEven the Russians responded.
  27. theories
    How Crazy Am I to Think I Actually Know Where That Malaysia Airlines Plane Is?In the year since its vanishing, I fell in with a group of obsessive amateur aviation sleuths. A million theories bloomed, including my own.
  28. conspiracy theories
    What If North Korea Didn’t Hack Sony?: 4 Alternate TheoriesMany don’t buy the U.S. government’s explanation.
  29. horrible things
    Pro-Russia Rebel Leader Has Another Malaysia Airlines Conspiracy Theory“A significant number of the bodies weren’t fresh,” he said.
  30. international intrigue
    Malaysia Airlines Conspiracy: Aiming for PutinIt wasn’t the rebels at all, according to Russian propaganda sources.
  31. conspiracy theories
    Congressman Responds to 9/11 Truther by Musing About JFK ConspiracyAnd making gun motions with his hands.
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    U.S. Spy or Taliban Sympathizer? A Guide to Bowe Bergdahl Conspiracy TheoriesThe POW isn’t home yet, but he’s already poised to be the next right-wing obsession.
  33. conspiracy theories
    Rush Limbaugh Suspects Hillary Staged the Shoe-Throwing IncidentThough he hasn’t seen the video.
  34. conspiracy theories
    The New York Times Claims Benghazi Story Was Not a Hillary Endorsement The conspiracy theory that will never die.
  35. john f. kennedy
    19 Famous People Who Believe in a JFK ConspiracyHere’s one thing Fidel Castro, John Kerry, Chipper Jones, and Bruce Willis have in common. 
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    Alex Jones: America’s Top Conspiracy TheoristThe mouthpiece of domestic paranoia speaks.
  37. conspiracy theories
    Obama Faked Fainting Woman, Says Southern LadyThere’s video “proof.”
  38. navy yard shooting
    Aaron Alexis Carved Strange Messages Into Gun“Better off this way” and “My ELF weapon.”
  39. conspiracy theories
    Donald Trump Pretty Sure President Obama Is the Reason He’s Getting Sued Of course.
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    The Vast Anti-Conservative IRS Conspiracy Targeted Liberal Groups, TooLookout words included “occupy” and “progressive.”
  41. media
    Michael Hastings, FBI, WikiLeaks: ConspiraciesThe reporter told friends he was under investigation.
  42. conspiracy theories
    Naomi Wolf Thinks Edward Snowden Is a False FlagShe has more points, none of which are very convincing.
  43. boston bombing
    Does the Media Encourage Conspiracy Theories by Reporting on Them?It’s a symbiotic relationship.
  44. conspiracy theories
    Jose Canseco Is Not the Only Russian Meteorite TrutherHe might not even be the most insane.
  45. blog-stained wretches
    Salon Gives 9/11 Truthers a Chance, Then Thinks Better of It [Updated]The site published, then pulled, an article calling 9/11 conspiracies better than Newtown ones.
  46. conspiracy theories
    White House Barely Edited Libya Talking PointsVery minor edits.
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    Debunking the ‘Mitt Romney Cheated’ Debate ConspiracyIt was a handkerchief, not notes.
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    We’re Supposed to Believe the New East River Monster Is Just a Pig?The city says one thing, but our gut says another.
  49. conspiracy theories
    Huma Abedin Gets Extra Police Protection After a New Jersey man threatened her life. 
  50. pope benedict xvi
    Vatican Rocked by Alleged Plot to Kill the PopeIt involves two Italian cardinals and the Vatican’s Secretary of State.
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