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Alex Jones of Info Wars is struggling to develop a vaguely plausible conspiracy theory for the Boston Marathon bombings says Alex Seitz-Wald:
The basic outline is the same as all of his projects: A globalist cabal working through the U.S. government staged a “false flag” operation that will be blamed on terrorists as pretext to take [...]
At Press TV, a website of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Gilad Atzmon defends George Galloway’s debate walkout while spinning his conspiracy theory that Zionists actually control the anti-Israel BDS campaign.
It really doesn’t get more pathetic than this.
Schoolboy excluded for wearing regular rather than clip-on tie
Max Richmond, 13, said the clip-on ones were uncomfortable and childish. He prefered to wear a traditional tie of exactly the same design, given to him by a neighbour.
He was put into educational isolation for a day, for wearing the proper [...]
Posted: February 16th, 2013 under Moonbattery.
A vulture captured by Sudanese authorities is actually an Israeli spy on a secret reconnaissance mission, a pro-government newspaper in the east African nation has claimed.
Government sources say the vulture, found in western Sudan, was tagged with a GPS-equipped camera to take and send pictures back to Israel, according to a December 8 story [...]
In 1975, as Minister of Transport, the then John Gilbert introduced the Road Traffic (Seat Belts) Bill to Westminster. Although unsuccessful, five years later the 1981 Transport Act made the wearing of front seat belts compulsory.
Ralph Nader’s 1965 publication, Unsafe at Any Speed had a more dramatic effect on US road safety.
Both men later [...]
Posted: December 4th, 2012 under Moonbattery.
Taking Joseph W’s point about conspiracy theorists’ being preferable to those who exalt the vilest of men, conspiracy theorists still really annoy me.
What other secret desires do Saucers entertain?
The remarkable Catherine Higgins, Respect’s candidate in the Manchester Central by-election, has lost what was surely a hard-fought election to Labour’s Lucy Powell.
Higgins finished ninth, with 1.09 percent of the vote, nonetheless crushing tenth-place candidate Howling Laud Hope of the Monster Raving Loony William Hill party, who received only 0.47 percent of the vote.
Update: Rob [...]
Martin Sheen, Woody Harrelson and Ed Asner are slated to star in a movie called September Morn.
Styling itself as a drama in the tradition of Twelve Angry Men, the film’s advance publicity note hints at a cover-up, saying: “We the people demand that the government revisit and initiates a thorough and independent investigation to the [...]
This is a cross post by John Rentoul from The Independent.
Professor John Newsinger is senior lecturer in history at Bath Spa University. He has written a book review for a supposedly serious academic journal, Race & Class. It is subscription-only, but the review starts thus:
Studies of the Labour party have overwhelmingly focused on its domestic [...]
That’s according to Thaer Ahmad Ibrahim, secretary of the media committee of the Syrian Lawyers Union, interviewed on the pro-Assad Syrian TV station al-Dunya.
(Some Hungarian government officials might be inclined to agree.)
Gosh, I didn’t know half that stuff.
More seriously, is this yet another sign of the slow-motion nervous breakdown of the Syrian regime?